Dependency Case Manager – Adoptions Unit, The Children’s Home Society

Do you have what it takes to reshape the future for children?
Do you believe in empowering children and families to realize their full potential?
Are you ready for a meaningful career that impact lives for generations?
Then Children’s Home Society of Florida is for you!

As the leading, most reputable organization in Florida serving children and families, Children’s Home Society of Florida delivers innovative solutions that transform the lives and futures of children and families.

As a Dependency Case Manger (DCM) you will support our growing needs for child case management services. You’ll become a part of a strategic care team charged with attending to the needs of children placed in care by the Department of Children and Families, with the end goal of finding permanent, stable, safe home environments for children.

WHY JOIN CHS?
Mission driven uplifting work culture
Great benefits suite
Generous paid time off including holidays
Growth and professional development opportunities
Culture for continuous improvement and only being the best!

This is an excellent opportunity for a focused and dedicated professional looking to start or further their career in social services who thrives in a fast-paced, never-the-same work environment.

Responsibilities
YOU WILL:
Assess child and family needs to create referrals and linkages to services such as subsidy and medical coverage.
Facilitate removal and placement of children into safe and stable care while also supporting the families and care givers during the process.
Develop and maintain quality case and program written documentation that reflects client progress and also meets CHS, funders, and DCF requirements.
Travel to conduct home visits to access children’s living environments and provide recommendations to their families and caregivers in a supportive manner.
Testify at court by providing client case status reports and recommendations regarding reunification, termination of parental rights or other permanency plans.
Build relationships with CHS team members and community partners in order to help facilitate discussions and meetings regarding case needs and recommendations
Provide on call support required as scheduled

Qualifications
YOU HAVE:
Strong time management skills and the ability shift priorities to meet outcomes
Effective organizational skills and a tireless focus on quality results.
Ability to maintain professional boundaries and handle confidential information appropriately.
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills that allow you to work well with diverse teams, clients and families.
Resiliency, with a propensity to persevere in spite of constant change.
A sincere passion for helping others in need.

YOU NEED:
Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services related field
Florida Driver’s License within 30 days from hire
Possess State of Florida Child Protection Certification
Completion of the CHS Dependency Experience Waiver learning path unless the employee possesses one of the below preferred qualifications
PREFERRED:
Master’s degree in Social Work
Two years experience working with at risk children and families
When children and families face complex challenges, Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) is there – we been delivering the right solutions at the right time since 1902. With our innovative practices and commitment to excellence, we are the only organization with the size, scope and depth of services that can reshape the future for children. With more than 1,800 team members, CHS is the #1 provider of services and solutions to children and families in Florida.

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Close Date: 5/1/19