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Family Services Caseworker 1671060

Company: Raystown Developmental Services
Location: Lewistown
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

*** Full Time with Benefits ***
*** Pay Scale $15.00 to $16.00/hour ***
*** Sign On Bonus $750 ***
*** Flexible Hours to meet the needs of the family being served ***
Family Preservation and Reunification Caseworker - Mifflin County

Looking to do meaningful work helping others in the community as a Family Preservation and Reunification Caseworker?

Raystown Developmental Services, part of Pathways one of the largest national providers of accessible, outcome-based behavioral and mental health services, is in search of a compassionate, caring, growth-minded Family Preservation and Reunification Caseworker staff member, ready to make a difference in the lives of todays youth.
For your passion and dedication providing Foster Home Supervisor, we offer paid training, career advancement opportunities, medical/dental/vision, paid vacation and sick time, flexible schedule, and much, much more (read below)! We realize that your growth is paramount to our continued reputation of quality and service excellence, so we are ready to invest in YOU from day one!
About your Role: A person in this position functions as a caseworker in the Family Preservation and Reunification Program. This position works with families that have children who are at risk of placement outside the home. This position also assists in reuniting families following an out-of-home placement.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Initiate and maintain contact with families who are to receive services by making contact within 24 hours of referral and contacting them face to face, and in the home at least twice per week for the length of time of the agreed-upon service (unless otherwise directed upon by the funding source).
  • Work with families to develop Family Services Case Plan within one month after being assigned a family. Complete closing summaries within one month of completing services and provide a copy of the closing summary to the referral source.
  • Oversee visits by preparing for the visits in advance with the family as needed in the familys home, if the childs safety cannot be assured then visits are conducted in the community or visitation room at RDS. Does the Following Apply to You?
    • Minimum High School diploma/General Equivalency Diploma (GED) with 5 years related experience/training in working with children and families OR
      • Associates Degree in a Human-Services or Child Development related field, with 3 years experience/training in working with children and/or families Preferred:
        • Bachelors Degree in related field
        • Bachelors Degree in unrelated field with minimum 12 credits in a Human Service related course; i.e., psychology, sociology, counseling, etc.
        • 1-year experience/training in working with children and/or families.
        • Knowledge of the child welfare, juvenile justice, mental health, or developmental disability service systems is a plus Raystown Developmental Services is committed to creating the best possible work environment for our team members and offers the following total rewards package: Competitive Wage/Salary
          401k Plan
          Training, Development and Continuing Education Credits for licensure requirements
          Opportunities for advancement! As we grow, you grow with us!

          Raystown Developmental Services is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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          Job Industries
          • Healthcare

Keywords: Raystown Developmental Services, Reading , Family Services Caseworker 1671060, Other , Lewistown, Pennsylvania

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