Licensed Social Worker

Employer
Arrow Child and Family Ministries ATS
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Aug 12, 2019
Closes
Aug 28, 2019
Ref
270121721
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
Social Worker Licensed Social Workers are needed to provide intensive case management services to foster children with clinical needs. The program utilizes trauma informed practice to treat difficult to place foster children with high intensity needs, with the goal of increasing stability, safety, and well-being for the child. Case managers maintain a caseload of approximately seven (7) foster children, with a minimum of two face to face and two phone contacts per month. Additionally, the program offers a variety of supportive services to the child and foster family, including crisis management and educational intervention, as supplement to the case manager's work. Foster families and program staff receive ongoing training to enhance their abilities to better serve children living with trauma. Social workers also receive clinical supervision hours from Board approved supervisors and continuing education credits towards licensure. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education, Licensure and/or Experience:Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, and at least one (1) year experience working with children and familiesMaster's Degree preferredActive Social Work License requiredAbility to read and comprehend instructions, correspondences, and memosAbility to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the ministryAbility to prepare written case documentation that becomes part of the clients' legal recordAbility to apply Critical thinking and sound decision making skills to standardized and variable situations, in alignment with set policies and practices Other Requirements:Valid driver's license, appropriate insurance and reliable carMust submit to and pass a pre-employment drug testMust submit to and pass random drug tests during employmentMust successfully pass all background screens as required by the stateMust receive a minimum of 30 hours of initial and annual trainingMust be 21 years of age or older Arrow Child & Family Ministries is a Christian provider of child welfare and education services for abused and neglected children and families in crisis. Through the engagement of both government and the local church, Arrow provides an array of services including foster care, adoption, residential care and treatment, child sex trafficking rehabilitation, and specialized education. All programs and services advance the well-being of children, families and communities while promoting responsibility and a commitment to strengthen family life. Arrow Child & Family Ministries seeks a workforce of talented and committed professionals who wish to combine their passion to serve with our mission of helping kids and strengthening families. If you have a heart for service and want to be part of a growing organization dedicated to helping kids and strengthening families, consider joining the Arrow family. We'll help you fulfill your goals while you help us fulfill our mission.