Sample Job Description for Family Support Worker

Here is a sample job description template for the position of Family Support Worker:

Job Title: Family Support Worker

Location of the job: Cambridge, MA

Years of Experience: 2 to 5 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Job Summary:

The Family Support Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that families receive the comprehensive services they need to support the optimal development of their children.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Activities also include identifying and referring for contacts/appointments at other supportive agencies, including health care appointments.
  • Activities occur primarily within the family’s home and include providing prenatal, parenting and health education.
  • The Family Support Worker provides families with home-based, culturally competent services in the Bushwick HFNY Program to promote optimal child development, enhance parent-child relationships and improve family support system through weekly home visits.

Position Requirements:

  • Spanish speaking applicants encourage to apply.​
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.​
  • Experience in counseling/​social services/​case management and experience with youth/​adolescents required.​
  • Knowledge of Burlington County resources a plus.​
  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work or related field.​