CORNERSTONES OF CARE
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Reintegration Foster Care Case Management Specialist I - II (Kansas City, Kansas)
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Job Reference #: 8a7883a96abc7bfe016ac2a9837a5b60
Cornerstones of Care has recently received Foster Care contracts in the state of Kansas and we are excited to fill these new job opportunities.
LOCATION: Kansas City, KS (15 open positions)
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Reintegration Foster Care Adoption Specialist I-II is responsible for managing and providing services to children and families who have been referred under the Kansas Foster Care Case Management Grant. This position will continuously analyze and assess each family and child situation on an individual basis, using advanced knowledge in the area of child welfare to develop recommendations regarding supportive services and resources that each child and family may need to ensure safety and well-being, such as educational plans, medical, psychiatric and psychological assessments, therapy, independent living skills, etc. This position will facilitate service planning with the child, family and other team members in accordance with Cornerstones of Care and Department for Children and Families (DCF) policy. This position will assist the family in cultivating natural and informal family and community supports which can help the family to achieve safety and permanency for children. Responsible for preparing and submitting high quality reports to the court; providing updates on child(ren) and family’s progress within required time frames. This position must prepare and maintain, according to Cornerstones of Care and DCF policy, all required case record documentation, incident reports, service plans, and other recordkeeping, so that records clearly reflect actions from referral to closure. This position is required to be accessible via cell phone to children, families, placement providers, DCF staff, and other Cornerstones of Care staff in accordance with Cornerstones of Care on-call policy.
QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or other Human service related field and at least three (3) years of work experience with children and families. The preferred candidate will have a Master’s degree from an accredited university in Social Work or related field and be licensed by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board to practice in Kansas (LMSW, LSCSW, Professional Counselor, etc.). Must pass background check, physical and drug screening. This position also requires a valid driver’s license and proof of current vehicle insurance.
PAY GRADE: 4 / 5
SALARY: $30,409.34 - $45,614.02 / $34,058.47 - $51,087.70 annually
(Starting salary depends on education and experience)
BENEFITS: Cornerstones of Care offers full-time employees a competitive benefits package, including: medical/dental/vision coverage; prescription coverage; accident insurance; short-term disability; health savings account (HSA); flexible spending account (FSA); paid time off; retirement (401K); and Public Service Loan Forgiveness. To view a detailed Summary of Benefits please visit our website at www.cornerstonesofcare.org and under the heading “About Us” click on “Join Our Team.”
HOW TO APPLY: Please complete an online application at www.cornerstonesofcare.org
CORNERSTONES OF CARE’S ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENTS:
- Nonviolence-helping to build safety skills and a commitment to higher purpose
- Emotional Intelligence-helping to teach emotional management skills
- Social Learning-helping to build cognitive skills
- Open Communication-helping to overcome barriers to healthy communication, learn conflict management
- Democracy-helping to create civic skills of self-control, self-discipline, and administration of healthy authority
- Social Responsibility-helping to rebuild social connection skills, establish healthy attachment relationships
- Growth and Change-helping to work through loss and prepare for the future
Please contact: Cornerstones of Care, Human Resources Department
300 E. 36th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: (816) 508-1707
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Cornerstones of Care is an
Equal Opportunity Employer