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Infant Adoption Case Worker

Company: Bethany for Children & Families
Location: Moline
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

The Infant Adoption Case Worker (Adoption Worker) works with adoptive parents and birth parents facilitating a wide variety of services. The primary responsibility includes assessing the adoptive parents to ensure the safety of the children that are placed in these homes. The adoption worker is the main source of contact for both adoptive parents and birthparents for adoption education and acts as a mediator between adoptive parents and birth parents. The position requires excellent communication skills and the ability to handle emotionally difficult situations.This position is a part-time, as-needed position, fielding adoption inquiries and case management as the need arises.Infant Adoption Case Worker Performance Objectives:Recruit and screen families as potential adoptive parents.Perform appropriate family assessments on potential adoptive parents by completing home studies and annual renewals.Complete the required paperwork and maintain adoptive parent files and records per regulations and procedures.Complete the required paperwork to assist with finalizing an adoption and providing post placement supervision.Maintain a professional relationship with hospital personnel, attorneys, and other resources when working with birth parents. Extensive work with birth parents providing support and assist with facilitating their adoption plan.Completing paperwork in a concise and timely manner.Possible search and reunions and coordinating correspondence between birth parents and adoptive parents.Infant Adoption Case Worker Qualifications:A Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services fieldPrior experience in domestic adoption preferredA valid driver's license, auto insurance, and reliable transportationSensitivity to cultural differences in the communityEffective communication skills, orally and in writingA commitment to the agency's vision, mission, philosophy, structure, and goals with an ability to work as part of a multi-person treatment teamFurther the mission of the agency by actively participating in the accomplishment of the agency's strategic planApply today and learn how you can be part of a growing organization that is keeping children safe, strengthening families and building healthy communities! EOE PI187540241

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

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