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Child Welfare Specialist

Company: Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
Location: Rockford
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI), is a leading not-for-profit organization providing healing, justice and wholeness to people and communities. For over 150 years, LSSI has made a difference in the lives of children and families, and we're still a strong, viable presence in the State of Illinois, continuing that commitment to making a difference. LSSI is hiring afor a full-time Child Welfare Specialist for theIntact Family program. The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services contracts with LSSI to provide in-home services to families who have been indicated for abuse or neglect. Benefits and Perks: LSSI is growing Come be a part of this rewarding environment, and enjoy the knowledge that youre helping make a positive difference in the lives of others,as well as these career advantages: On Demand Flexible Paydays for earned wages through an app called Dayforce Wallet. Competitive salary based upon relevant education, experience and licensure. Opportunity for advancement. Comprehensive benefits package, including healthcare insurance, up to 26 days of paid time off per calendar year. 11 paid holidays, sick time, 403(b) plan, Employee Assistance Program. Flexible hours. The training you need to learn, grow, and succeed The opportunity to become a part of a fantastic team of Child Welfare professionals Essential Functions: Provides and coordinates a continuum of casework services on all levels of child welfare system designed to archive permanency for children and their family of origin, extended family, or foster/adoptive family within the policies of the agency, accreditation body, and regulatory entity. Perform all tasks as required in the written service plan that is based upon the comprehensive, integrated assessment being certain to engage children and families in these processes. Complete and submit all required reports, documentation and billing accurately and timely as required by agency and finding sources. Coordinate and collaborate with other service providers, schools, and health care facilities to promote the child(ren)s well-being. Position Qualifications: In addition to a real passion for working with at-risk children and families, this opportunity requires: A Masters degree in Social Work or a related human services field. A valid Illinois drivers license, proof of automobile liability insurance. Access to transportation for visits, and to transport clients to and from appointments. Background check clearance, both criminal and CANTS. State licensing/certification as required by the State of Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. Demonstrated ability to communicate in a clear, comprehensible manner, both verbally and in writing. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, pregnancy, any other characteristic protected by law. ZR

Keywords: Lutheran Social Services of Illinois, Rockford , Child Welfare Specialist, Other , Rockford, Illinois

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