BCFS is a global health and human services non-profit organization with locations and programs in the United States as well as Eastern Europe, Latin America, Southeast Asia and Africa. The organization is a national leader in medical sheltering and emergency management and response, providing critical emergency support services to federal, state and local governments. BCFS also provides residential services and emergency shelters for children who are abused or neglected, assisted living services and vocational training for adults with developmental disabilities, mental health services for children and families, foster care and adoption services, health services, transitional living services for at-risk youth and those in the juvenile justice system, residential camping and retreats for children and families, and international humanitarian aid for children living in impoverished conditions in developing countries.
Job Location: 5201 Blue Lagoon Dr, Ste 982, Miami, FL 33126
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, in Spanish and English languages, required.
Critical Action Items:
Coordinate all referrals, assessments, service planning, and client documentation for assigned caseload
Serve as the liaison with stakeholders including legal providers and Immigration court
Participate in weekly supervision with Regional Director and/or Program Supervisor
Participate in workshops, seminars, education programs and other activities that promote professional growth and development
Assume rotating coverage of a crisis hotline
Driving and travel required
Complete home visits to meet with sponsor and children served
Maintain a full caseload, complete with safety planning, ongoing individual service plans, and assessments
Maintain regular contact with clients through phone calls and home visits
Prepare, compile, and submit accurate case files
Continually assess ongoing changes in behavior, circumstances, or conditions that may affect child safety
In consultation with his/her supervisor, make decisions affecting the safety and permanency of the child
Engaging and involving the client and the sponsor in the casework process
Demonstrating client progress toward risk reduction, achievement of treatment goals and positive case outcomes
Maintain accurate records, files, forms, statistics and additional relevant information in accord with agency policy, licensing, and/or funding requirements
Conduct Home Study assessments on an as-needed basis
Complete weekly case staffing with case managers, case aides, and contracted staff in his/her assigned region
Other job duties as assigned
Master's Degree in Social Work discipline from a college or university accredited by the Council on Social Work education or Master's degree in a related field preferred with two years of post-graduate direct clinical service delivery experience.
- Professional license in behavioral sciences, human services, or social services, strongly preferred.
- Child welfare experience, strongly preferred
- Experience working with immigrant populations, strongly preferred
- Experience working in services related to domestic violence, child abuse/neglect, human trafficking, drug treatment, or gang-related violence strongly preferred.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, in Spanish and English languages, required
Possess excellent interpersonal skills, as well as, organizational and planning skills
Possess sensitivity to the service population's cultural and socio-economic characteristics
Ability to work independently, and available to work evenings and weekends
Must possess a valid driver's license, current driver's insurance and have an excellent driving record
Must have reliable vehicle for transporting clients and for conducting home visits
BCFS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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