Social Services Specialist

When can you start? We are looking for new team members to start this summer! Come join the Arc Broward family!

Schedule: Full-Time, Monday – Friday hours vary dependent on client and Agency needs. One consecutive Saturday and Sunday per month

Pay Rate: $55,000 per year

Job Description

Are you looking for a career that will make a difference in your life and the lives of others? Arc Broward is looking for a Social Services Specialist to join our dynamic team at Barc Housing, A 36 bed Intermediate Care Facility located in Davie, Florida. 

As the Social Services Specialist, you will be an integral part of the person-centered team and will be responsible for the coordination and facilitation in the development and implementation of person-centered plans. The Social Services Specialist is the primary contact and liaison for families, referral sources and other stakeholders.

But wait! There’s more!  You will receive 26 days of paid time off every year along with paid training.

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What Does a Social Services Specialist Do?

  • To coordinate and facilitate Habilitation Plan meetings including completing psychosocial assessments.
  • Efficiently maintain a current, comprehensive, and organized central and other records for participants. To oversee the release, storage, and destruction of participant records. Maintains records by reviewing case notes; logging events/interactions and progress.
  • Has knowledge of and uses modes of communication that are appropriate to the communication needs of participants. Learns and uses terminology appropriately, explaining as necessary to ensure participant understanding.
  • Responsibly ensures that adults supported are safe and living healthy lives by monitoring safety issues; practicing appropriate emergency medical and behavioral procedures; responding to emergencies; promoting rights regarding health and safety; and participating in emergency disaster preparedness.
  • Effectively enhances team relations by facilitating interdisciplinary team meeting meetings, developing agendas, drafting and disseminating minutes; using effective communication skills; encouraging growth and self-development; facilitating teamwork; employing conflict resolution skills; and providing adequate supports to team members.  
  • Ensures compliance with agency policies and procedures, regulatory requirements, contractual requirements, and accreditation standards.


  • Over 26 days of Paid Time Off
  • Unlimited, generous Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Traditional benefits, like Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage; Life insurance,Short / Long term disability plans, and supplemental Aflac insurance plans.
  • Retirement plan with employer matching contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program resources for all staff (and immediate family members) for work-life balance, stress management, and other life challenges


  • Bachelor’s Degree in psychology or social work.
  • 3 years of experience including working with individuals who have developmental disabilities
  • Must be able to take and pass all aspects of Professional Crisis Management
  • ICF experience preferred.

Have additional questions or want to talk about various positions within Arc Broward? Contact us. We will be happy to find the right fit for you.