CHILD WELFARE CASE MANAGER-LICENSING at Lakeview Center Inc. in Pensacola, Florida

Posted in Other 12 days ago.





Job Description:

FamiliesFirst Network of Lakeview (FFN) represents a partnership with the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to provide an array of foster care and related services in coordination with network partners. The network includes DCF, Lakeview Center (as the lead agency), judiciary, sub-contracted service providers, foster parents, the Circuit 1 Community Alliance, agency stakeholders, and the community working together to implement the legislative mandate for community-based care. Services include: case management for out-of-home and in-home placements; foster home recruitment, training, recommendation for licensure, and support; adoption support; an independent living program; dependency court resource facilitation; sub-contract management; and other services related to abused and neglected children and their families.

Overview

Primary duty is the performance of work requiring advanced knowledge in the field of social work or human behavioral studies, and to use such advanced knowledge and prior work experience to consistently exercise discretion and independent judgment in providing training, support, assessment, licensing and re-licensing of current and potential foster parents throughout Circuit 1.

Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree or a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work or a related field of study. Related areas of study include: Human Services, Criminology, Juvenile Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Counseling, Special Education, Education, Human Development, Child Development, Family Development,Marriage and Family Therapy, and Nursing.OR

  • Bachelor's degree or a Master's degree from an accredited college or university and one (1) year working with at risk families in a protective service role.

  • Must be Certified or Eligible to obtain certification as a Child Welfare Case Manager (CWCM) and within one (1) year of provisional status and maintain active certification.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficient with word processing and spreadsheet software.

  • Must be able to pass organization screening requirements, including state or federal background screenings as appropriate.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license from the state in which you reside, a good driving record and be insurable under the corporate policy.

  • Individuals hired will be required to take and successfully complete Phase I of the child safety certification and QP Training (Quality Parenting).

To Apply

Interested applicants please visit www.elakeviewcenter.org and complete the on-line application. If you require additional assistance, please call Human Resources at 850-469-3729..

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Lakeview Center is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free/Nicotine Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING/NICOTINE TESTING REQUIRED