PT Social Worker (Northern VA)

Employer
The Bair Foundation
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Jun 14, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Hours
Full Time
As one of the nation's fastest growing Christian foster care ministries, The Bair Foundation is currently seeking a part-time Social Worker in the Northern Virginia area. The position of Social Service Worker facilitates the provision of safe, secure and nurturing living experiences for foster children in accordance with The Bair Foundation's mission. Applies social work techniques and gathers information from foster/adoptive parents and other treatment team members to assess and ensure that appropriate care is given to foster children.Core Responsibilities:Responsible for service planning by developing individualized treatment and service plans.Counsels children in resource,foster and adoptive homes, and in independent living arrangements.Responsible for coordinating services to minimize fragmentation of care, reduce barriers, and link children with appropriate services to ensure comprehensive, continuous access to needed medical,social,educational, and other services appropriate to the needs of the child.Responsible for assessing periodically to determine child's need for psychosocial, nutritional,medical and educational services.Responsible for coordinating referrals by assisting the child in arranging for appropriate services and ensuring continuity of care for a child in treatment foster care.Applies advanced knowledge of social service techniques to independently assess the quality and appropriateness of services being provided to each child in placement.Applies The Bair Foundation's treatment philosophy to reduce intensity and frequency of negative behaviors.Covers "on call" schedule for responding to emergency situations after hoursA Doctorate or Master's degree in social work from a college or university accredited by the Council on Social Work education or a field related to social work such as sociology, psychology, special education, or counseling with a student placement in casework services to children and families or one year of experience in providing casework services to children and families. A Baccalaureate degree in social work or a field related to social work including, but not limited to, sociology, psychology, special education, or counseling and one year of experience providing casework services to children and familiesA Doctorate or Master's degree in social work from a college or university accredited by the Council on Social Work education or a field related to social work such as sociology, psychology, special education, or counseling with a student placement in casework services to children and families or one year of experience in providing casework services to children and families. A Baccalaureate degree in social work or a field related to social work including, but not limited to, sociology, psychology, special education, or counseling and one year of experience providing casework services to children and families.