What's Your Calling?
You can find a job or you can find your mission. We want you to
help us make a meaningful difference.
Aspiranet is a one-of-a-kind social service agency dedicated to
building a world where all children and youth are loved and cared
for, and all families have the resources to thrive. Founded in
1975, our core mission is to help California kids and families.
Aspiranet's services include foster resource family support,
residential care, adoption services, support for youth making the
transition from foster care to adulthood, mental health services,
intensive home-based care, and community-based family resources. We
provide services throughout the state.
Join Our Mission
Everyone who is part of Aspiranet is passionate about the
important work they do. You'll join a group of like-minded people
who care deeply about the children and families in our care.
Your Future Team
When you work for Aspiranet, you join a committed team whose
efforts positively affect children and families.
The Support Counselor II (SCII) is responsible for implementing
identified components of the approved plan. Major responsibilities
include working one-on-one with youth and care provider in their
home or community setting, providing interventions in support of
identified behaviors and role modeling for the caregiver and other
family members how to work with youth per the plan. As a valued
child/youth and family team member, the SCII will submit contact
notes and provide feedback on interventions to the rest of the
Your Skills & Duties
* Meet with youth and caregiver per program and plan
requirements. * Implement interventions as outlined in the plan. *
Transfer skills to caregiver and others who are caring for the
youth. * Monitor success of interventions and report to team lead.
* Inform team lead when interventions are not beneficial. * Provide
support to youth and care providers which aide youth in
participating in age appropriate activities. * Provide
transportation when necessary and approved by Supervisor for
service plan activities and appointments. * Develop and provide
youth-specific activities related to case plan. * Conduct
therapeutic sessions with youth and caregiver. * Attend Child/Youth
and Family team meetings when indicated * Maintain a consistent
schedule in working with youth and families. * Develop a
professional and supportive relationship with youth, families,
referring parties, collaborative partners and community providers.
* Complete timely contact notes to program and funder standards. *
Maintain productivity standards, when indicated. * Integrate and
use training information provided by the agency. * Report all
incidents and program concerns to Supervisor in a timely manner. *
Attend required meetings, training sessions, supervision, briefings
and program activities. * Ensure appropriate and safe conditions
while working with youth. * Support and model Aspiranet's values,
represent the Agency in a professional manner, and abide by the
Agency's Professional Code of Ethics. * Maintain appropriate
professional boundaries with staff, caregivers, youth and community
resources. * Maintain client and case confidentiality per HIPAA,
state and Agency standards. * Complete own administrative paperwork
(time sheets, mileage, time off requests, daily logs & other
expense reimbursements, weekly schedule, etc.) accurately and on
time. * Demonstrate sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural
differences. * Perform additional duties as assigned by
Education & Work Experience
* BA or BS degree in a related field and 2 years of experience
in a behavioral health related field. * Ability to work evenings
Licensing and Certifications
* Meets all required conditions of employment as set forth by
the agency, funder and or regulatory body.
Compensation: Competitive DOE
Benefits: Aspiranet is a collaborative environment where
everyone has a voice in creating the best possible outcomes for our
clients and our staff. We offer an exceptional work environment and
a competitive benefits package for full-time employees. Our
benefits package is robust, aimed at keeping you healthy and well,
financially secure, providing a work-life balance, and protecting
you from the unexpected.
Aspira means hope. We are a network of people bringing hope
forward. We look forward to learning what makes you passionate.