• Bilingual Visitation Counselor

    Job Locations US-CA-San Mateo
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/26/2018 3:49 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1800
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Direct Care
  • Overview

    The Bilingual Visitation Counselor is responsible for providing supervision of visits between children and parents who are referred by San Mateo County Children and Family Services who are working toward reunification. The visits will take place at various Seneca Family of Agencies sites within and outside of San Mateo County. Supervision involves oversight of the interactions between parent and children, transportation to and from visits, and documentation of visits.

     

     

    Seneca is committed to hiring and maintaining a culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse workforce that is reflective of the local client/student community.

    Responsibilities

    • Supervise visits between children and parents by ensuring children have age-appropriate opportunities for interaction with their parents and by maintaining safety of all participants.
    • Prepare reports based on observations/interventions during the visit.
    • Keep Child Welfare Worker informed of progress and challenges.
    • Transport children and families as requested by the Child Welfare Worker or Visitation Coordinator.
    • Assist in the orientation of families to the visitation center and the procedures for visits prior to the initial visitation.
    • Maintain professional behavior at all times, appropriately representing Seneca’s mission and philosophy.
    • Assist with special events/projects that enhance the operations of the visitation center.

    Qualifications

    • Bilingual Spanish/English abilities required.
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a social service related field. 
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Ability to work as a team player and with diverse populations.
    • Experience and interest in working with children and families.
    • Valid California driver's license, insurability through Seneca's insurance policy
    • Clearance of TB test, fingerprinting clearance, and any other state/federal licensing or certification requirements

    Schedule

    • Full time 
    • Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday-Saturday. Weekday shifts are 11am-7pm and Weekend shifts are 9am-5pm 

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary
    • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and chiropractic coverage, as well as partially paid premiums for dependents
    • 4 weeks of flexible paid time off
    • Mileage Reimbursement 
    • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities
    • We provide a 403b retirement plan
    • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)

    Employment opportunities are, and shall be open to all qualified applicants solely on the basis of their experience, aptitudes and abilities. It is the policy of Seneca Family of Agencies to grant equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, marital status, disability, Vietnam Era Veteran status, age, religion, political affiliation, gender or sexual orientation. Seneca is committed to providing a fair, equitable, and inclusive work environment. We welcome candidates that will promote and value diversity and exercise teamwork and collaboration.

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