ChildServ is seeking CWEL/CERAP licensed Foster Care Case Managers for our Chicago Southside Location (Cottage Grove/Bronzeville).
Job Summary: Perform case work services for children and families in regular, specialized or home-of-relative foster care programs with an emphasis on meeting the clients’ environmental and psychosocial needs, and implementing a permanent living plan for each child; build and/or manage a caseload of foster care providers.
Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Service, Psychology or similar degree from an accredited university.
Preferred: DCFS certifications including the DCFS Child Welfare Licensure; CERAP; CCA 402; & SACWIS.
Also, must have insured automobile that meets DCFS standards of safety and driving .
Must have a perceptive awareness of the needs and responses of children and the capacity to work well with adults; ability to organize work and prepare required reports; flexibility and willingness to work evening and/or weekend hours, if needed to carry out job responsibilities; basis computer skills and knowledge of Outlook, Microsoft Word required.
Additional Salary Information: Salary based on experience. Eligible for benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k and Group Life insurance).
Mission- Building a better life for children at risk.
Vision-We will be an innovative, nimble leader in providing high-quality, effective services to support children, youth and communities in meeting the ever-changing challenges of society.