The position requires knowledge in the field of child welfare and the ability to use that knowledge and prior work experience to lower the level of trauma children experience during entry into the child welfare system. As a key member of the CARES Team the Support Worker’s primary duty is to help bridge the gap between removal and transfer to FamiliesFirst Network case management units. The services provided by the Support Worker will act as a glide path for entry into the child welfare system by empowering and supporting caregivers to meet the needs of foster children placed in their care. Support Workers will assist Case Mangers by performing all assigned tasks with a special emphasis on establishing a positive relationship between biological and foster parents, assuring pertinent documents are complied, and by connecting foster parents with day care providers..
These responsibilities do not reflect all duties the incumbent will be required to perform. This description serves as an overview only. Salary is based on experience. Excellent fringe benefits. Days and hours may vary.
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.
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