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Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist - Family Service Worker

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/21
Posting End Date: 2024/05/29
Category: Community Services
Sub Category: Community and Social Services
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Idaho Falls, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 25.97
Maximum Salary: 25.97
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

Are you a human services professional with outstanding customer service skills who excels in a fast-paced environment? Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of Idaho's children and families? If this sounds like a good fit to you, we are seeking applicants for a Family Services Worker - Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist (PSR) to join our Child and Family Services team. 

General Information:

  • The PSR Family Services Worker position requires a bachelor's degree in social work, behavioral science, education, or healthcare from a nationally accredited university or college. 
  • The PSR Family Services Worker must be able to work autonomously and within teams while gaining extensive knowledge of Child and Family Services activities, programs, and policies. 
  • The PSR Family Services Worker must display reliability, excellent communication skills, attention to detail, effective business writing skills, a high level of professionalism, and an exceptional ability to successfully coordinate and complete multiple tasks. 
  • Punctuality and dependability are key for this position.

The Idaho Department of Health & Welfare is a drug-free workplace. Any applicant offered employment in this position at the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test. In addition, successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal history background investigation. Employment is dependent upon satisfactory results of the investigation. 



We have one of the Nation's best state retirement systems (PERSI) that offers a lifetime benefit. 


  • 11 paid holidays
  • Generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start 
  • Paid parental leave
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance - incredible rates!(full-time/30+ hours per week)
  • PERSI Choice 401(k)
  • Deferred compensation plan
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) 
  • Wide variety of training opportunities
  • Some positions offer flexible hours and/or telecommuting



  • Searches and analyzes child welfare history 
  • Completes collateral contacts and collects other documentation such as police reports 
  • Conducts child interviews 
  • Conducts interviews with caregivers 
  • Refers youth or family to community services 
  • Conducts follow up meetings with parents and youth 
  • Creates and manages safety plans with families as needed



You must possess all the minimum qualifications below to pass the exam for this position. Please make sure your resume or work history supports your meeting the minimum qualifications for this position. Failure to do this may disqualify you from being considered for this position. It is highly recommended to attach a one-page cover letter to your application to demonstrate how you meet the requirements below.

  • Good knowledge of human services principles and practices including behavioral management methods, social and family systems, cognitive behavioral education and case management methods. Typically gained by a Certification as a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist in accordance with USPRA requirements OR Bachelor's degree in a human services related field such as psychology, counseling, or social work.
  • Computer literacy for data entry, electronic mail, composing reports and letters, and storing and retrieving documents. Typically gained by a Bachelor's degree. 
  • Valid driver's license. 

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(answered Monday through Friday during business hours MST)

EMAIL: [email protected] 
(208) 334-0681



The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.