Care Coordinator

Full-time or part-time (15-40 hours per week) position(s). The Care Coordinator plays a pivotal role in our trauma resiliency project. This position is integral to our success by screening and coordinating care for families who have experienced trauma and assisting with training and outreach for our team and community targeted at being and becoming trauma-informed, with an emphasis on the critical parent child relationship and interventions to promote positive outcomes for children and adolescents through positive parent-child interactions.

The Family Place is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening families and protecting children in Cache, Franklin, and Rich Counties through 24-hour therapeutic child center, education, therapeutic services and the Starfish Children’s shelter.

Competitive pay based on qualifications. Enjoy multiple benefits, including the organization’s wellness program, professional development, specialized training. Health insurance, retirement plan, and paid holidays and leave for full-time positions.

Duties Synopsis

  • Assess for level of trauma and level of need for services using the Care Process Model.
  • Facilitate access to services through information and referral and completion of intake processes; encourage services that are appropriate
  • Facilitate the use of multiple services as needed
  • Follow-up and/or monitor referrals/client access to services
  • Assist with outreach and educational presentations throughout the community
  • Reports to the Trauma Resiliency Project Director

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services related background.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check.
  • Proficient in English: verbal, reading, writing.
  • Bilingual (Spanish-English) strongly preferred.
  • Culturally sensitive and willing to engage positively with individuals from other cultures.
  • Punctual, thorough, caring, positive and strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work as an effective team member.
  • Maintain client confidentiality and professionalism at all times (information shared only on a need
    to know basis.)
  • Competent in computer use, i.e., databases, MS Word, Excel

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Conduct services in a manner consistent with The Family Place mission and in compliance with
    regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate effectively with The Family Place team across departments and with community
    partners; provide education and referrals to meet needs of families served by any organization.
  • Interact effectively with persons of differing ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Together with other Care Coordinators and The Family Place team, meet with 500 children and
    caregivers each year to determine level of trauma impact and need for services using the Care
    Process Model.
  • Create care plans and make referrals to appropriate services for families screened.
  • Maintain monthly contact with families with severe trauma impact levels on the Care Process
    Model screening while waiting for services.
  • Assist with ensuring successful Parent Advisory Board meetings quarterly.
  • Assist Trauma Resiliency Project Director in meeting community outreach goals of posting media
    4 times per month, presenting at least 2 times per year in Rich and Franklin Counties, presenting
    at least 5 times per year to child welfare agencies, law enforcement, or organizations involved in
    trauma prevention, presenting at least 2 times per year to school employees and parents,
    coordinating quarterly RC2 community collaborative meetings.
  • Maintain required documentation and complete data entry and reporting tasks needed, in
    timeframes needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Application

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Madison Elliott at
madison@thefamilyplaceutah.org or to The Family Place, P.O. Box 6055, Logan, UT, 84341. Reply
by December 5, 2021. Open until filled.

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