Website Family Core
330 SW Washington St. Peoria, IL 61602
Position Summary: Provide Child Welfare services to children and families in order to achieve family reunification or permanency as well as support the mission of FamilyCore.
Responsibilities: Provide in-person contact and support to parents, children, and foster parents. Coordinate parent and child visitation. Identify, locate, refer, and coordinate services to children and families. Create and facilitate service plans. Maintain program equipment and work area. Develop and maintain accurate and confidential documentation, reports, and client records in accordance with Department of Children and Family Services Rule and Procedure, contracts and applicable standards. Adhere to standards adopted through Council on Accreditation. Develop and maintain working relationships with all internal and external clients. Utilize the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System for documentation and tracking. Conduct and arrange Child and Family team meetings. Attend meeting and staffings as required. Prepare court reports and attends court as required. Adhere to Department of Children and Family Services Rules and Procedures per foster care contract. Ensure safety protocols and policies are practiced at all times. Assume responsibility for professional development and cultural competency. Perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in social work required. 2 years’ experience required.
Competency: Basic proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and Excel required. PowerPoint is preferred. Child Welfare Education for Leadership licensed or ability to obtain licensure. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Basic academic skills required. Strong interpersonal, problem solving, and teamwork skills. Ability to set and maintain professional boundaries with clients. Ability to organize and maintain data and confidential information. Ability to establish and maintain a client focus.
To apply for this job please visit familycore.org.