Supervised Visit Worker (20284)

Overview

City:
Duluth
State:
MN
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Youth
Employment Status:
Part Time

Description

 

Lutheran Social Service MN is a dynamic social service organization serving children, youth and families, people with disabilities, older adults and military veterans.  Trustworthiness is a value and strength shared by our employees and recognized by the communities we serve.  We offer an ALIVE Workplace (Supportive, Positive and Fun) and careers that challenge, energize and rewards employees.  Consider joining us!

As a Supervised Visitation Worker, you will provide supervision and guidance to non-custodial parents and children in a supervised visit setting. You will supervise the visit to ensure the child’s well-being, communicate visit restrictions and the contract agreement to the visiting parent(s) and observe, interpret and accurately record all client remarks during the visitation. You will role model and/or verbalize effective parenting techniques as necessary during the visitation and communicate with a program supervisor to address questions, concerns and information/messages from social workers. You will be required to complete the required documentation and relay all mandated reporting and visit concerns to designated parties. In this position, you may be required to testify in court regarding visits.

Minimum Requirements

 
  • High school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of five years’ experience dealing with youth issues such as physical and sexual abuse, neglect, chemical dependency.

OR

  • An Associate’s degree in social work, psychology or a similar field and a minimum of two years’ experience. 

OR

  • A Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology or a similar field and six months of experience is preferred.
  • A valid driver's license, acceptable driving record, and a Motor Vehicle Check.
  • Successfully meet the requirements of a background check.
  • Communication, crisis intervention, and problem-solving skills.
  • Understanding of child protection issues.
  • Training or employment experience in physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, chemical dependency, mandated reporting and parenting skills are desired. Training/experience may have been obtained in a volunteer setting, school field placement or through own parenting experiences.

Lutheran Social Service of MN is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, ethnicity, protected veteran status and/or disability.   We actively foster an environment that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety, and respect.


LSS employees have deeply meaningful work that changes lives, the opportunity for their unique gifts to shine and grow, and abundant and balanced lives.