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Lutheran Famiy and Children's Services of Missouri
9666 Olive Boulevard
St. Louis, Missouri (United States)

Phone: 3147875100
Web: http://lfcsmo.org

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Case Manager or Social Worker

Job ID: 49286
Job Views: 126204
Location: Springfield, Missouri, United States
Zip Code:
Job Category: Nonprofit-Social Services
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: per year
Posted: 12/14/2018

Job Description

Let's be remarkable. Whether in areas of mental health services, child welfare, child and teen development, or disaster services, we continue to provide the highest quality of care to help families, children and individuals experience greater hope and wholeness of life. This is only possible with the help of a passionate team of more than 200 highly committed employees, who restore hope unconditionally every day. So why not join Lutheran Family and Children’s Services of Missouri (LFCS) in starting something remarkable? LFCS is seeking a compassionate, professional Social Worker or Case Manager for the Springfield Office to provide foster parent licensing, training and case management through our Springfield Partners program. They will have the opportunity to provide and maintain child welfare services, counseling and case management services to foster and adoptive families in the Springfield area.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED Education & Experience: Case Manager I: Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Criminal Justice, Guidance Counseling, Drug & Alcohol Counseling or other Human Behavior Science. An individual pursuing their Master’s Degree is preferred. Two years of experience with Child Welfare and/or Adoption and foster Care preferred. Case Manager II: Master's Degree in Psychology, Criminal Justice, Counseling, Guidance Counseling or Drug & Alcohol Counseling or other Human Behavior Science. Two years of experience with Child Welfare and/or Adoptions and Foster Care. Social Worker I: Bachelor of Social Work. Two years of experience with Child Welfare and/or Adoption and Foster Care. Social Worker II: Master of Social Work. Two year of experience with Child Welfare and/or Adoption and Foster Care. Compliance with the Hague treaty factors when working on intercountry adoptions. Must be a licensed driver with access to a reliable automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Established social work and case management practices. Computer programs and time management skills. Code of ethics; legal processes and procedures; accreditation and licensure standards; counseling theories and practices; mental health assessment and diagnosis; therapeutic models and interventions; foster care and adoptive issues. Hague compliance factors and required training for intercountry adoptions. Effective presentation skills. Self-motivated and self-management skills. Ability to function on a team. Effective skills in written and verbal communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; climb up to 5 feet; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift up to 24 pounds and carry up to 24 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to access, enter, modify, and retrieve data on a personal computer. The employee is also required to read, write, and speak the English language. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials functions. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V