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Traveling Social Worker

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Location: Kansas City, MO, US
Employee Type: Full-Time
Posting ID: 6222591
Pay Rate: $45,000.00 /Year


Job Summary

Job Description:
* Provide in-home reintegration
* Maintain regular communication with the child(ren) and parent(s) as directed by supervisor.
* Organize and facilitate case planning conferences with family members and other professionals.
* Complete child social histories.
* Attend school meetings and communicate with educational professionals as needed.
* Maintain regular communication with foster homes and kinship caregivers.
* Gather information on children and family functioning and integrate that information into comprehensive assessments.
* Provide Independent Living services to children as needed in partnership with Independent Living Services.
* Assess viability of relative and kinship placements through home studies.
* Assist parents in finding community resources such as housing, employment, transportation, utilities, and mental and physical health care.
* Provide referrals for mental health services and any other required service for the children and/or family.
* Maintain working relationships/communication with the Department for Children and Families and other community partners.
* Prepare well-written court reports.
* Complete all court orders as directed by the court.
* Testify in termination of parental rights trials and other court hearings.
* Supervise parent/child and other family visits as needed.
* If requested, complete adoption home studies.
* Develop safety plans and aftercare plans with families as needed.
* Provide on-call crisis intervention on a rotating schedule.
* Document all contact with clients and collateral; complete case activity logs each month and keep record of all related documentation; maintain client files.
* Transport clients to visits and appointments as needed.
* Attend required training's.
Work Environment: Case Management position working with birth families to reunite children with their parents. It's a great stepping stone to work in other areas of child welfare and usually where a lot of new staff will start out.
3 total traveling Social Worker openings.
2 Case Managers and 1 Family Preservation Specialist.
Qualifications: MUST HAVE: 0 years of experience required. Just need degrees below.

Bachelor in Social Work
OR
Master's in Social Work
OR
Master's in Marriage and Family
OR
Master's in Counselor
OR
Psychologist

-Must be KS BSRB Certified
ksbsrb.ks.gov
OR
-Eligible to sit for boards
Performance Expectations: -Typically will have 15 children at a time
-Traveling to family homes
Interview Information: Face to face interview with the supervisor
Additional Compensation: -Will reimburse for licensure and also for renewing licensure
Additional Information:

Traveling position


Each week you will be traveling to Independence, KS, with a company car, meals and stay are paid for. You are able to travel back for the weekends. After one year, you are able to relocate and stay in the Kansas City area.

• Location: Kansas City, Kansas City, MO

• Post ID: 37716577 kc
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