• Foster Care Case Aide

    Location US-MI-Oak Park
    Job ID
    2018-3761
    Category
    Social Work/Counseling
    Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Flexible
    Travel
    50-100%
    Schedule
    Monday-Friday, may include some evenings and weekends
  • Overview

    Assist foster care staff in meeting the needs of clients by transporting children and supervising interactions between children and their families; monitor, supervise, and coach parents during parenting times; assist foster care staff in other case related activities.

     

    Responsibilities

     

    • Schedule visitations and coordinate transportation for visitations, and other required appointments
    • Monitor, supervise, and coach parents during parenting times
    • Make periodic home visits to families to support and monitor follow through with case plan
    • Provide documentation of all interactions with clients on paper and/or in computer databases
    • Communicate verbally, and in writing when necessary, concerns and/or significant observations regarding clients
    • Provide child care for children while parents/foster parents attend parenting classes, support groups, and other required appointments
    • Assist case managers or licensors with other administrative tasks, e.g. copying, filing, recruitment events, and other tasks as requested
    • Assist in keeping paper and computer file data current, accurate, and in compliance
    • Ensure visitation rooms are kept clean, organized, and toys are disinfected periodically

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or G.E.D
    • Experience working with children and families
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends
    • Access to a personal vehicle with liability insurance for work use at all times
    • Maintain a personal cell phone for client contact (partially reimbursed through agency stipend)

    **Wellspring Lutheran Services, Children & Families, Foster CareHuman Services, In Home, Parenting Support, Social Work, Oak Park**

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