Bilingual Family Support Case Worker

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Summary
The bilingual Family Support Case Worker will develop individual child case plans, track progress, and maintain complete case files, including information, education, referrals, outreach, advocacy and support to support the post release home placement of children. This position will maintain build network of contacts and referral resources to support sponsors and children. The position will assess safety and appropriate placement for children in the Juntos home study program with the goal to support family unification for immigrant children, family preservation, kinship care, and general child well-being.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide information, education, referrals, outreach, advocacy, and support to ensure that each child receives the services they require.
  • Assess the safety and appropriateness of the placement on an ongoing basis using child welfare principles and social work best practice.
  • Develop individual case plans with particular attention to culture, language, and special circumstances.
  • Maintain accurate and complete case files by updating database systems, submitting reports, and managing physical casefiles.
  • Provide information, education, referrals, outreach, advocacy, and support to ensure that each child receives the services they require.
  • Assess the safety and appropriateness of the placement on an ongoing basis using child welfare principles and social work best practices and conduct calls, interviews, and home visits.
  • Build a network of local pro bono legal resources, food and clothing banks, mental health services and care providers to establish services for youth.
  • Track individual progress via an online database.
  • Coordinate and maintain communication with key stakeholders.
  • Participate in regular training and communication sessions with on-site staff and case workers, supervisor and headquarters staff.
  • Maintain confidentiality in all areas of the service population and program operations.
  • Maintain professional and ethical standards of conduct outlined in CFS employee handbook including demonstrating respect for agency staff, the service population, and community members and complying with required dress code at all times.
  • Meet or exceed program productivity expectations on a regular and sustained basis.
  • Ability to perform duties and services remotely from home.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors of Social Work (BSW) degree or an equivalent degree in education, psychology, sociology, or other behavioral science equivalent.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.

About Employment at Center For Family Services 
Apply and get hired at Center For Family Services, a leader in the non-profit sector and named as a top workplace in the region since 2010. As part of our team, you will be recognized as our most valuable resource. Our staff balance best practices with personalized care. Together our team makes a positive difference in the lives of people in need. If you're interested in a rewarding career, Center For Family Services is a great place to grow as a professional. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.

Working with the Juntos Program 
Center For Family Services' Juntos program conducts the home study for sponsor families who are awaiting placement of children in need of a safe place to live. The home study ensures a safe, warm and caring temporary home for immigrant children while in the care of a sponsor until the child's family unification process is complete. Juntos services focus on the safety of each child and utilize Nurtured Heart, a trauma informed care approach, which emphasizes physical, psychological and emotional safety and helps children rebuild a sense of safety and control. Apply and get hired and become part of our growing team of staff who are dedicated to child well-being.

Disclaimer
All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center For Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages.