Lutheran Family & Children's Services of MO
  • 27-Nov-2018 to 11-Dec-2018 (CST)
  • Family Services-STL
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Full Time

Lutheran Family & Children's Services of Missouri is seeking compassionate, professional Case Managers and/or Social Workers to provide case management, pregnancy counseling, and parenting/adoption education and support through our Pregnancy, Parenting & Adoption Services in the St. Louis, Missouri area. They will have the opportunity to provide and maintain child welfare services, counseling and case management services to pregnant women, birth families, adoptive families, as well as families in crisis.

This position may be filled as a Case Manager or Social Worker, depending upon the qualifications of the selected individuas.

DUTIES:

Provide effective counseling and case management to the client population. Establish and maintain appropriate, current community networks and interactions, in cooperation with program supervisors and staff. Provide consultation and input to leadership for the program as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
    • Case Manager I: Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Criminal Justice, Guidance Counseling, Drug & Alcohol Counseling or other Human Behavior Science. Two years of experience with Child Welfare, Adoption and Foster Care, community resource development and/or care coordination preferred.
    • Case Manager II: Master's Degree in Psychology, Criminal Justice, Guidance Counseling or Drug & Alcohol Counseling or other Human Behavior Science.  Two years of experience with Child Welfare and/or Adoptions and Foster Care.
    • Case Manager III: Master's Degree in Psychology, Criminal Justice, Guidance Counseling or Drug & Alcohol Counseling or other Human Behavior Science and Professional licensure (LPC).  Five years experience with Child Welfare and/or Adoptions and Foster Care.
    • Social Worker I:  Bachelor of Social Work. Two years of experience with Child Welfare, Adoption and Foster Care, community resource development and/or care coordination preferred.
    • Social Worker II: Master of Social Work and Professional licensure (LCSW). Five years of experience with Child Welfare and/or Adoption and Foster Care.
    • Social Worker III: Master of Social Work. Two year of experience with Child Welfare and/or Adoption and Foster Care.
  • Compliance with the Hague treaty factors when working on intercountry adoptions.
  • Must be a licensed driver with access to a reliable automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements.

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Established social work and case management practices. Computer programs and time management skills. Code of ethics; legal processes and procedures; accreditation and licensure standards; counseling theories and practices; mental health assessment and diagnosis; therapeutic models and interventions; foster care and adoptive issues. Hague compliance factors and required training for intercountry adoptions. Effective presentation skills. Self-motivated and self-management skills. Ability to function on a team. Effective skills in written and verbal communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; climb up to 5 feet; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift up to 24 pounds and carry up to 24 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to access, enter, modify, and retrieve data on a personal computer. The employee is also required to read, write, and speak the English language. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials functions.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer. All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, pregnancy, creed, genetic information, gender identity, status as protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

In addition to federal law requirements, LFCS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.

 

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