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Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist - Family Services Worker

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Posting Begin Date: 2023/11/29
Posting End Date: 2024/02/29
Category: Human Services
Sub Category: Community and Social Services
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Payette, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 24.80
Maximum Salary: 24.80
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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People Making a Difference!


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 working with youth at the Payette Youth Facility and Short Term Rentals. This is a part-time position working Monday-Friday, up to 26 hours per week.

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.

    This announcement may be used to fill part-time and temporary positions. Temporary positions are limited to working 1,385 hours in a 12-month period for any one state agency. Employees are eligible for benefits if they work twenty (20) hours or more per week and the term of employment is expected to exceed five (5) continuous months. 

    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. 


    • excellent medical, dental and vision insurance- (full-time/30+ hours per week) employee only coverage for PPO $65/month for medical and vision & $11.80/month for dental
    • generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start 
    • 11 paid holidays a year 
    • paid parental leave
    • multiple savings plans, optional 401K, and optional 457
    • basic life insurance for employee and family (employee covered at one times annual salary; spouse covered at $10,000; child covered at $5,000)
    • wellness programs 
    • ongoing training opportunities 
    • an opportunity for student loan forgiveness
    • and more!


    Case Management:

    • Reviewing Intake forms for accuracy and preparedness to bring youth in.
    • Reviewing intake inventory – notifying case manager from DHW any concerns or needs. Requesting vouchers.
    • Treatment plan (consisting of goals for Mental Health, Physical Health, Education, Medication needs, IL needs, family connections, visitation planning.
    • Behavior plan (working with Probation / DHW case manager to develop an agreed upon plan to modify or manage behavior.
    • Providing feedback of youth needs to Supervisor and or staff to ensure caregiver needs met.
    • Interviewing of youth who are slated to come from DJC, Juvenile Detention, Hospital setting etc.
    • On the floor behavior intervention as necessary, although formal staff training should take lead.
    • Medication certified – writing of MAR and signing off on medications to be given in review with supervisor. (24 shift staff dispensing of meds, on sight case manager/supervisor to sign off on meds)
    • Assisting with contacting Law Enforcement for youth needs and staff support if necessary – although supervisor should make the determination as necessary.
    • Reviewing of incident logs, on call log, disclosures, medication errors updating OneNote, uploading to ESPI all files or forms from Payette/STR. (admin support where appropriate to upload or forward) 


    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 to include: behavioral management methods, social and family systems, human growth and development, case management methods. Typically gained by a Bachelor's degree in social work, behavioral science, education, or healthcare from a nationally accredited university or college. Must have included at least 21 semester credit hours in human services fields such as psychology, social work, special education, counseling, and psychosocial rehabilitation.
    • Computer literacy for data entry, electronic mail, composing reports and letters, and storing and retrieving documents.
    • A valid driver's license.

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    If you have questions, please contact us at:

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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.