Requisition No: 389323
Agency: Children and Families
Working Title: HUMAN SERVICES WORKER II - F/C - 60005604 1
Position Number: 60005604
Salary: $892.00 - $936.60 bi-weekly
Posting Closing Date: 06/30/2021
Human Services Worker II
Department of Children and Families
North Florida Evaluation and Treatment Center
Vacancies in Forensic Services
This posting will be used to fill vacancies in Career
Evening and Night Shift positions will receive a $3.00 hour
shift differential until June 30, 2021.
Current employees will be compensated in accordance with the DCF
Mission The mission of the Department of Children and Families
is to work in partnership with local communities to protect the
vulnerable, promote strong and economically self-sufficient
families, and advance personal and family recovery and
Vision: We are a highly skilled workforce committed to
empowering people with complex and varied needs to achieve the best
outcomes for themselves and their families. In collaboration with
community stakeholders, we will deliver world class and
continuously improving service focused on providing the people we
serve with the level and quality that we would demand and expect
for our own families.
Values A workforce that operates with integrity maintains
loyalty to a code of ethics that requires the courage to take
responsibility for providing the highest quality of service to the
vulnerable. We are a solutions-focused learning organization built
on a foundation of transparency in action and accountability of
results. Both within the organization and among our stakeholders,
we thrive in a culture of respect for diversity of opinion that is
nurtured through open communication. High performing and committed,
we are unified in our goal of excellence in achieving quality
outcomes for those we serve.
To learn more please visit https://www.myflfamilies.com/.
How a Human Services Worker II Will Make a Difference:
This is work responsible for providing residential care,
assisting with enrichment activities and supporting the treatment,
psychiatric rehabilitation, stabilization and recovery of people
with a mental illness. As a Human Services Worker you will treat
people in a respectful manner that preserves their dignity and
rights and maintain a professional caregiver relationship with
With 12,000 employees across the state DCF promotes
opportunities and training for all. Our jobs are among the most
challenging, complex, and difficult in State government. They are
also among the most rewarding. All employees are encouraged to take
advantage of available Department opportunities for advancement and
Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:
Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The
State's total compensation package for employees features a highly
competitive set of employee benefits including:
- No state income tax for residents of Florida;
- Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
- Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;
- State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life,
dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
- Retirement plan options, including employer contributions
- (For more information, please click www.myfrs.com);
- Flexible Spending Accounts;
- Tuition waivers;
- And more!
For a more complete list of benefits, visit
The incumbent is responsible for preserving the rights, safety
and security of people served by observing them:
- At all times to learn what type of environment and interactions
make them feel safe, secure and calm and to identify distressful
stimuli or triggers:
- When escorting to and from activities and appointments to
ensure that they arrive safely.
- During meals to monitor intake and ensure that they don't choke
or trade food.
- When a person served is placed on special observation status to
address dangerous or high risk behaviors.
- When a restrictive intervention such as seclusion or restraints
is used to assess for release criteria and immediately identify
health needs that may arise.
Communicating with them:
- At all times to develop a trusting, caregiver relationship and
identify signs of distress or health concerns.
- When a person served is placed on special observation status,
in the seclusion room or in restraints to assure the person that he
or she is safe, help them develop trust in you as a caregiver and
identify signs of distress or health concerns.
- To separate them from distressful stimuli and assist in
- To ensure that people served are not neglected, abused or
exploited; or to ensure that it is reported to the abuse hotline if
- To ensure safety during medical or disaster emergencies.
- To ensure safety when a person served is exhibiting a behavior
dangerous to self or others, which may involve the use of physical
holds and placing people served in a seclusion room or mechanical
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:[CA1]
- Service Planning: Participates in service planning and ensures
adherence to plans.