Company: Bethany for Children & Families
Posted on: May 7, 2022
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:
Social skills development
Life skills (budgeting, cleaning, cooking)
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
Maintaining case records, submitting required reports, providing
statistical data, etc., in accordance with the agency's
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
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
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
Meet the eligibility requirements for a case management position as
assigned by the contracting state department of Iowa or
Maintain a flexible schedule in response to program needs or
caseload assignments; must be willing to work evenings as
Have sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences in the
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
Be able to lift 30 lbs.
Be able to carry car seats to and from the office and children's
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
An option of two health plans, one with a Health Savings Account
benefit that includes employer contributions and wellness incentive
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
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