Lutheran Family & Children's Services of MO
  • 27-Dec-2018 to 31-Jan-2019 (CST)
  • Family Services-COL
  • Columbia, MO, USA
  • Full Time

Job Title:  Case Manager/Social Worker II/III           Full-time

Lutheran Family & Children's Services of Missouri is seeking a compassionate, professional Case Manager or Social Worker for the Columbia Office to provide training, case management, and home study assessments through our Adoption program. They will have the opportunity to provide and maintain child welfare services, counseling and case management services to adoptive families in the Mid-Missouri area.

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

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 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 of experience with Child Welfare and/or Adoptions and Foster Care.
  • Social Worker II:   Master of Social Work. Two years of experience with Child Welfare and/or Adoption and Foster Care.
  • Social Worker III: Master of Social Work and Professional licensure (LCSW). Five year of experience with Child Welfare and/or Adoption and Foster Care.

 Compliance with the Hague treaty factors when working on intercountry adoptions.

 Please apply at:   https://lfcsmo.applicantpro.com/jobs/

No Phone Calls Please

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 2 feet; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift up to 10 pounds and carry up to 10 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.

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.

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