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Physician / New York / Locum or Permanent / Bilingual Foster Care Case Planner Job

Company: The Execu Search Group.
Location: Bronx
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

A New York City human services organization is currently seeking a Spanish-speaking professional to join their Foster Care team as their new Case Planner. In this role, the Bilingual Foster Care Case Planner will be responsible for conducting required casework contacts with the child, parent, foster parent and collateral contacts and make assessment-based referrals to meet the needs of the child and/or parent.Responsibilities:The Bilingual Foster Care Case Planner will:

  • Visit family and child, as often as mandated and/or necessary to gather social history, to assess family strengths and concerns, and to assess existing problems in relation to the reason for placement
  • Coordinate and supervise all visits between the family and child along with separate sibling visits
  • Locate resources and make referrals to any resource that would provide aid to the family and child
  • Evaluate child s adjustment in foster home, and monitor educational and behavioral performance at home and in school
  • Monitor foster parents in terms of their ability to meet the needs of the child in their home, and make recommendations regarding future use of the home
  • Make efficient and creative use of training manuals
  • Support and counsel foster parents in their efforts to care for the child and include them in the development of the goals and tasks
  • Keep case records up-to-date within agency standards and complete all necessary ACS/Agency documentation including FASPs, Progress notes, Permanency Hearing reports and all other reports necessary to fulfill the function of the work
  • Make all court appearances and testimony including permanency hearings
  • Participate in Family Team Conferences, including but not limited to the placement preservation, reunification/discharge, goal changes and permanency planning conferences. Attend all necessary meetings, functions, workshop, etc. as required by the agency
  • Keep case records up-to-date within agency standards and complete all necessary ACS/Agency documentation including FASPs, Progress notes, Permanency Hearing reports and all other reports necessary to fulfill the function of the work
  • Document according to developer s standards, each interaction and visit
  • Perform other duties as assigned.Qualifications:
    • 1+ year of relevant work experience
    • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and/or a related field
    • Must be able to establish working relationships with clients in need of counseling and supportive services
    • Ability to work cooperatively with their agency supervisor(s), KEEP, PTC, and YDSC consultants, ACS and other team members
    • Commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth development perspective
    • Great interpersonal skills
    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Highly organizedDesired Skills:
      • 1+ year of Social Work experience
      • Master's Degree in Social Work
      • Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Keywords: The Execu Search Group., New Rochelle , Physician / New York / Locum or Permanent / Bilingual Foster Care Case Planner Job, Other , Bronx, New York

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