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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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Program Lead Coordinator

Job ID: 49316
Job Views: 27
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Zip Code:
Job Category: Nonprofit-Social Services
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 10/03/2017

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 compassionate, professional Social Workers and/or Case Managers for the St. Louis Office to provide case management, pregnancy counseling, and parenting/adoption education and support through our Pregnancy, Parenting & Adoption Services in St. Louis, Missouri. They will have the opportunity to provide and maintain child welfare services, counseling and case management services to pregnant women, birth families, adoptive families, as well as families in crisis.

Job Requirements

Lutheran Family & Children's Services is seeking a compassionate leader and professional to guide and supervise Child Welfare Services for Saint Louis, Missouri. They will help coordinate statewide Child Welfare programs, giving input and direction that will affect the region. DUTIES: Supervise child welfare staff and social work students. Coordinate clinical activities and programs. Provide quality direct services to clients. Coordinate training workshops. Collaborate and develop working relationships with local agencies. Be available and knowledgeable to respond to inquiries regarding child welfare services. QUALIFICATIONS: •Master's degree in Social Work or other related field. •Two years experience in Child Welfare or related field. •Two years experience supervisory experience. Must be a licensed drive with access to a reliable automobile that is insured in accordance with state and organization requirements. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: Established social work practices, Child Welfare and parenting skills. Knowledge of grief and loss issues, outcome measurement, and child development. Cultural competency, the ability to be creative and innovate, networking skills, decision making and supervisory skills, planning and organizational skills, oral and written communication skills, leadership and presentation skills. 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 EOE/AA/M/F/D/V