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Case Worker

Company: Bethany for Children & Families
Location: Moline
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Case Worker Job Description:Bethany for Children & Families is expanding our Direct Family Interventions program which provides in-home services to families in Rock Island and Mercer counties in Illinois, and Scott County in Iowa, who have communication or relationship problems. A Bethany Case worker works with the family over a six to nine-month period, teaching the basic skills necessary to properly parent and/or supervise children. Families are given various community resources to increase appropriate, safe, family function and reduce or eliminate future charges of neglect or abuse, or police contacts. This early intervention program works with families with the goal of stabilization and preservation of the family unit and individuals within. Case Workers provide in-home case management and advocacy services, assisting families to locate needed resources and one-on-one parenting support. An ideal candidate Possess a Bachelor's degree in social work or a human services field.
Salary 40k - 50k
Case Worker provide therapeutic services to address:

Parenting skills
Social skills development
Problem-solving skills
Behavior management
Communication skills
Life skills (budgeting, cleaning, cooking)
Anger management
Relationship problems
Referrals to community resources, and

Case Worker Performance Objectives:

Assessing the appropriateness of requests for services and interpreting the agency's services effectively to the client.
Formulating a preliminary and tentative assessment of clients' functions and reviewing appropriate information with the Supervisor to develop an effective case plan/treatment plan commensurate with the clients' needs.
Managing a workload which involves decision-making and accountability; using time in an organized and structured manner to provide services to clients assigned to his/her caseload and meet performance objectives.
Maintaining case records, submitting required reports, providing statistical data, etc., in accordance with the agency's expectations.
Meeting regularly with the Program Supervisor to discuss clinical issues, issues surrounding service delivery, and critical issues requiring supervisory consent or referral source authority.
Developing and utilizing knowledge of agency and community resources appropriate to established case plans, and assessing the usefulness to individual client's needs.
Being readily accessible to his/her clients for meetings according to their schedule or contract requirements at client-convenient times of the day or night.
Demonstrating a capacity and initiative to increase professional skills and knowledge.
Maintaining a professional relationship with peers and other service referral resources and providers.
Attending meetings related to agency services and/or staff training.
Furthering the mission of the agency by actively participating in the accomplishment of the agency's strategic plan.
Performing other duties as assigned.

Case Worker Position Qualifications:

Possess a Bachelor's degree in social work or a human services field.
Have relevant social service experience.
Have the ability to fulfill all of the regulatory requirements for employees of Child Welfare Agencies as are prescribed in Illinois Administrative Rule and Procedure, including successful completion of the criminal background investigation, clearance from the Illinois CANTS, Health Care Registry, and Iowa Registry, and certification as a driver of children by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.
Have the ability to provide own transportation in performing job requirements, including a valid driver's license and acceptable insurance coverage.
Meet the eligibility requirements for a case management position as assigned by the contracting state department of Iowa or Illinois.
Maintain a flexible schedule in response to program needs or caseload assignments; must be willing to work evenings as needed.
Have sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences in the community.
Effectively communicate orally and in writing.
Demonstrate computer proficiency.
Possess strong organizational skills.
Be committed to the agency's vision, mission, philosophy, structure, and goals with an ability to work as part of a treatment team.
Be able to lift 30 lbs.
Be able to carry car seats to and from the office and children's home.
Be able to physically attend to young children and infants.

Case Worker Benefits:

Ten (10) days of vacation earned during the first year of employment and twenty (20) days of vacation earned during the second year of employment,
Twelve (12) sick days earned each year,
Eleven (11) paid holidays,
Agency contributions of 8% calculated on bi-weekly earnings to a 403(b) Thrift Plan (retirement plan) upon meeting plan eligibility criteria,
An option of two health plans, one with a Health Savings Account benefit that includes employer contributions and wellness incentive credits,
Dental insurance,
Vision insurance (100% employer-paid premiums if enrolled in the dental insurance plan),
Options of employee-paid premiums for supplemental insurance offered through AFLAC, and
A Tuition Aide program.

Apply today and learn how you can be part of a team that is keeping children safe, strengthening families and building healthy communities!


Keywords: Bethany for Children & Families, Moline , Case Worker, Other , Moline, Illinois

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