Family Support Worker JobTampa, FL

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Why You'll Love This Job

Thompson Child & Family Focus is the leading provider of clinical and prevention services for children and families across the Carolinas and Florida. We are looking for Full time and Part-time (up to 25 hrs/week) Family Support Worker to join our Florida Team! The Family Support Worker (FSW) serves as a paraprofessional employee providing transportation services to children under the care and supervision of the State of Florida, supervises parent-child visitations, and support services to the Teen Unit program.

Why join us?

Thompson Child & Family Focus are a nationally accredited nonprofit agency empowers children and families through therapy, education, and prevention-based care. We have multiple campuses specializing in clinical and behavioral treatment, developmental education, and proactive care.

We offers a competitive benefits package to eligible employees, including:
  • Health Benefits (medical, dental, and vision insurance options)
  • 401K Retirement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Multiple pathways for upward mobility within the agency
  • High quality technology for staff including iPhones, Tablets & Laptops
  • Performance based bonuses
  • Paid Time Off specific for Volunteerism in the community 


The Family Support Worker is an entry level position under the direct supervision of Program Management to provide transport, supervision, and support for youth in the Thompson Teen Unit Program.  We offer a various schedules!

Overview of Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the safety of youth by following all proper regulations, safety recommendations and procedures each day.
  • Supervise visitations between child and family members
  • Assists Teen Unit program in maintaining records and program documentation for families receiving services.
  • Coordinates and executes necessary transportation for children in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Obtain records and perform other administrative tasks to support case management teams
  • FSW will use their own transportation w/reimbursement of .445/mile.
  • We have both Full-time and Part-time (up to 25 hrs/week) positions available.

Skills & Qualifications

  • High School diploma/GED required; A.A. preferred
  • Experience in Human Services or childcare preferred
  • A minimum of 1 year of relevant professional experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must have reliable vehicle/transportation
  • A valid driver’s license, at least 3 years of driving with a driver’s license and clean driving record are required. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required.
Pay Range Hourly: $15.00- $16.00

Thompson is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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