Family Support Worker

Website Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

**This is a field-based position that covers both Trenton and Lake City (2 – 3 days per week in each location – split)**


Are you searching for meaningful work that helps to build strong families in the community? Are you seeking entry level case management work to learn more about the child welfare field? Then Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has an opportunity that will interest you! We are looking for a motivated, dedicated and compassionate person to be a Family Support Worker!


Being a Family Support Worker at Devereux has its Advantages

As a Family Support Worker at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Opportunities to make a positive impact in the lives of children and families in need of support
  • A chance to support, learn from and shadow Child Welfare Case Managers, to help develop your case management skills
  • Excellent Benefits including low-cost, high coverage health insurance, time-off, retirement, tuition reimbursement, public service student loan forgiveness, AND MORE!

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides services to reunite families whose children have been removed from the home due to welfare concerns. Based out of Trenton and Lake City, FL and providing coverage throughout Columbia, Gilchrist, Dixie and Levy Counties, this position is responsible for supporting Case Managers by transporting clients (children or families) safely and timely to and from appointments, including medical, court, family visitations, and others as needed. This role may transport children to and from school, and caregivers as needed.  Primary work schedule is core business hours, though this role may be called out in the event of an emergency.


Keywordsfamily support worker, case management support, transporter, family advocate, child welfare, social work, social services, child advocate, family advocate


What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

At Devereux, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our clients, staff and families. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of COVID-19 prevention. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization, just a few of these precautions have included:

  • Establishing enhanced cleaning and disinfection across all campuses and sites
  • Implementing social distancing protocols across all programs
  • Using PPE, including masks, gloves and gowns as indicated by the CDC
  • Ensuring daily temperature and symptom screenings for all staff and clients

Throughout the pandemic, Devereux has also supported the physical and financial health of our dedicated team members – our very own Healthcare Heroes.  A variety of options have been implemented over time to support our staff, including the provision of:

  • Ongoing dedication bonuses, as well as sign-on bonuses, for direct support professionals (DSP) and other staff members
  • Flexible schedules, remote working where possible, and redeployment between programs and services
  • Hazard pay for those supporting quarantined individuals and shelter away services to frontline staff, when needed, to mitigate spread to families
  • Advancing paid time off and sick time; eliminating telemedicine costs over a period of time

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to adapt our response (and protocols) in real-time to meet any challenges and to ensure the safety of our staff and those we are so privileged to serve and support. #devereuxstrong

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