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Position:Child Welfare Case Manager
Job Location(s):West Allis, WI
Start Date:Immediate
Employment Term:Regular
Employment Type:Full Time
Hours per Week:40+
Work Hours (i.e. shift):Flexible to include evenings/weekend
Starting Salary Range:Depends on Education and Experience
Salary/Benefit Notes:Exceptional comprehensive benefits package!
Required Education:Bachelor’s Degree
Required Experience:1 to 20+ years
Required Security Clearance:None
Related Categories:Social Services/Community, Healthcare – Behavioral Health, Non-profit/Associations

Position Description

Job Purpose:

The Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services contracts with SaintA to provide child welfare services to about 900 families including nearly 1,200 children. We work diligently to provide them with services that ensure safety, permanence and well-being.

Duties:

  • Consistently support and monitor the safety and well being of children to assess for present and impending dangers
  • Engage all family members including fathers in family team model
  • Facilitate and conduct in-home visits
  • Conduct and document safety assessments
  • Facilitate and monitor change planning to ensure families have the opportunity to enhance parental protective capacities by creating goals with families
  • Facilitate and connect families to community resources and make appropriate referrals to resources
  • Refer for Transfer of Guardianship/Subsidized Guardianship/Termination of Parental Rights to the DA’s office or document exception in WISACWIS per timelines
  • Support children and families in the post-TPR process
  • Provide accurate and professional documentation in case notes, summaries, assessments and paperwork
  • Collaborate with Child Welfare and Foster Care teams

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (BSW) or a related field, Master’s Degree (MSW) preferred
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in child welfare and/or a related human services field
  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking skills, detail oriented, highly effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Experience working in diverse communities with youth and families
  • Ability to drive within the community and State of Wisconsin for client and/or meetings
  • Have own transportation, valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record, meet agency auto insurance requirements

Position Details:

  • Full-Time
  • Flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends as needed
  • Reports to Child Welfare Supervisor

Organization Information:

SaintA is a Wisconsin provider of family centered care and educational services. SaintA has an acute focus on trauma informed care (TIC), which is a philosophy and practice that acknowledges the profound effects of trauma on the developing brain. Together with our families, SaintA works to recognize the neurobiological effects of trauma and address them with evidence-informed care, leading to healing, resiliency, and the ability to live stable, successful lives.

SaintA provides a rich continuum of services, including:

  • Child Welfare and Foster Care
  • Support for youth who have aged out of care
  • Care Coordination and Wraparound services
  • Mental health therapy and supports such as Family Preservation, Caregiver Support, Functional Family Therapy and Parent Assistance & Advocacy
  • Professional education and clinical consultation (for organizations, schools, and individual/family)

Minorities and Spanish speaking/bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply; a pay differential is offered after successfully meeting expectations of the Language Proficiency Bilingual Test.

EOE: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

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