Child Welfare Specialist
Centers for New Horizons - Chicago, IL

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Candidate will be responsible for comprehensive case management of children, parents and families engaged in the foster care system. This includes serving as primary worker responsible for permanency outcomes for children in foster care or home of relatives, including, but not limited to conducting ongoing risk assessments, completing integrated psychosocial assessments, developing and implementing service plans, recording case notes directly into the state’s automated system (SACWIS), and coordinating services within the community. Work further entails juvenile court presentations on assigned cases and extensive case recordings and case preparation.

In exchange for the above, we offer competitive wages and benefits.
Mandatory Job Qualifications

Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field. Must have obtained State of Illinois Child Welfare Direct Service licensure and CERAP with one-year direct experience in a foster care or a similar child welfare program. Training on SACWIS, a plus. Candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, along with good decision making skills. Must have reliable and insured transportation - 2 years ago - save job - block
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