Kinship Navigator-Peer

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  • Job Summary:

    This position is responsible for connecting and supporting relatives, non-relatives or kinship caregivers to engage, support and provide services available in the community

  • Essential Functions:

    • Establish and maintain positive working relationship with HFC internal and external customers
    • Educating and bringing awareness to caregivers about the dependency system and licensing process
    • Assisting with paperwork, collecting documents as the caregiver begin to navigate in the licensing process
    • Maintain a caseload to offer support and provide services of available benefits for relative and non-relative caregivers (cash assistance, ESS, etc.)
    • Provide support, resources and referral information to caregivers for placement support and stability
    • Work with other departments collaboratively that will also be supporting caregivers
    • Lead and/or assist with support groups as needed
    • Ensure quality and timely documentation of work is completed with families
    • Participate with other peers in Florida on best practice and exchange opportunities
    • Offer ideas and suggestions to the team to further meet the needs of local caregivers
    • Perform special projects as assigned

  • Qualifications Required:

    High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Qualifications Preferred:

    Bachelors degree in Social Work or related field, experience as a caregiver (relative, non-relative, foster parent) highly preferred and knowledge of community resources available and ACCESS Florida system/public assistance is also highly preferred.   

  • Physical Requirements:

  • Benefits:

    Excellent benefits package with tuition assistance, domestic partner coverage, retirement and generous paid time off. 

  • Additional Information:

    Drug free workplace.  Drug testing required.  EOE/M/F/D/V.  

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