Description Foster Care Caseworker Primary Location: MA-MALawrence-12 Methuen St Function:Program Services Coordination/Case Management Organization:Hastings
MassachusettsMENTOR is looking for an individual who is caring and committed to youngchildren's wellbeing.
Serving as a Program Services Coordinator (Foster Care Caseworker),you can have an amazing impact in the quality of services for the children andfamilies we support. Work with children and their IntensiveFoster parents while making weekly visits to their home. Overseeall services provided to individuals and their families, monitor quality ofcare delivered, and ensure compliance with state regulations. Bepart of a strong team of social workers and clinicians in this innovativecommunity based model.
Program Services Coordinators (Foster Care Caseworkers) are a critical link to thecommunity for those we serve, as well as serving as a bridge between our directcare and clinical staff to ensure the seamless delivery of services to theindividuals we support.
We are looking for adynamic and passionate person who is a strong advocate for children and who is committedto assisting with the challenges of adjusting to foster homes while working on apermanent placement plan. Our ProgramCoordinator roles provide a fantastic opportunity to serve families and to continuea career path in Social and Human Services.
Specific tasks include:
coordinate the development andimplementation of services and treatments to the individuals we serve
partner with foster parents andother internal resources to support transition needs for children in homes
as part of the treatment team, collaboratewith many other professionals (Schools Administrators, Funding Sources,Therapists, Guardians, Parents)
attend weekly supervision meetingswith Clinical Supervisor to address questions, gain support, troubleshootclient needs; attend weekly staff meetings to discuss program needs
serve in rotation (with Supervisorback-up) for After Hours Emergency On Call response
What we offer you:
Achance to make a difference in children's lives on a daily basis
Arewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for
Competitivesalary and paid time off
Paidtraining; Holiday pay; mileage reimbursement
Family-orientedenvironment, employee events
Career development and advancement opportunities
Adynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next
What we require of you:
Bachelor's degree in human services or related field
Valid driver's license in good standing
Access to a registered and insured vehicle
Successful clearance of background checks including fingerprinting
State law requires Social Work Licensing within first year of employment
We have a great work environment and you'll be surrounded bya strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. Massachusetts MENTORis a partner of The MENTOR Network. Foundedin 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human serviceproviders offering quality, community-based services. With approximately 30,000employees serving 26,000 consumers in 35 states, you'll have careeropportunities from coast to coast. When you join The MENTOR Network, you'llmake a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancingservices to individuals across the country.
Come join our team of dedicated and caringprofessionals. Apply Today!
The MENTOR Network is a national network of local health and human services providers in more than 30 states offering an array of quality, community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges, as well as ...their families; and to elders in need of support. Founded in 1980, The Network has made a positive impact in the lives of thousands of children and adults across the country. We create innovative programs and implement systems—from our national continuous quality improvement program to our outcomes measurement tools—that enable us to deliver quality services and supports to the people we serve.