Chambliss Center for Children is seeking an individual to provide case management services to children and youth in the state custody. Having an understanding and experience working with children and families who have experienced trauma is necessary. The position is full-time and requires flexibility to work a varied schedule, including on-call during the week and a weekend rotation. Applicants must pass a background check and have a driver's license. A bachelor's degree in social work is preferred, or a closely related field.
Under the direction of the Executive Director of Residential Services, is responsible for the development of comprehensive case management services that support the child, the parents and the foster parents in achieving permanency.
1. Is responsible for the implementation of the agency's policies and procedures.
2. In coordination with the Associate Director of Residential Services, responds to and supports the needs of the foster families.
3. Provides case management services in coordination with agency team members and the DCS Family Service Worker.
4. Participates in the development and implementation of an individual treatment/program plan that is consistent with the goals of the Permanency Plan developed by DCS.
5. Coordinates transportation needs of children and their families.
6. Assists in crisis intervention services as necessary.
7. Explores family resources as they relate to placement potential, looks to remove barrier interfering with home placement, and advocates for the needs of the family.
8. Provides services or arranges for services (contract or otherwise) that are aimed at reducing risks in the family home and facilitating the child's return to the home.
9. Coordinates visitation between children in the agency's care, their parents and siblings as feasible and with approval by DCS.
10. Ensures that all record keeping is maintained, is current in its completion, and is timely in its becoming a part of the child's file.
11. Ensures that all required documentation, including face to face visits and monthly summaries are documented in TFACTS prior to the deadline.
12. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of licensing requirements and the requirements of all other over-sight bodies and ensures that the agency meets these standards.
13. Participates in all scheduled meetings regarding services for assigned children.
14. Monitors, on a frequent basis, the progress of services developed for the children and families and facilitates transition within the program.
15. Provides case management services that are informed by the philosophy and practices of the Sanctuary model of therapeutic care.
16. Represents the agency to the community.
17. Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Residential Services and/or the President/CEO.
Minimum Qualifications Required:
Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or a related field and at least one year’s experience working with children.
Those interested should send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.