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Family Care Manager (Wildwood, FL) 0140-1518

Neighbor To Family – Posted by Wildwood | 17 May 2017
Leesburg | Florida, United States Full-Time

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Summary: The Family Care Manager facilitates and implements direct services and engagement to the children and families at risk of a removal episode. The Family Care Manager engages the families by providing strength-based and solution-focused services aimed at restoring families in crisis to an acceptable level of functioning. The Family Care Manager works closely with the Department of Children and Families and local Case Management organizations to provide services through a team approach to help the family remain intact.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provides case management and family preservation services to families with problems of emergency or crisis nature.
Respond to referrals in accordance with timeframes in the contract.
Responsible for assessing initial risk and safety to the children.
Work with families to identify goals and develop a plan to complete the goals.
Connects family with all needed services within the community.
Follows up and obtains information and recommendations from all providers working with the family.
Completes all appropriate documentation for each family.
Monitors child and family progress in the implementation and execution of the Safety Plan.
Follow all program policies and procedures to ensure the protection and safety of children in the program’s care.
Maintain case records for all families and input services provided and assessments into FSFN.
Must be willing and able to work after hours, and deal with emergency situations.
Must be able to work independently and be able to manage time appropriately.
May be called to testify in court.
Other assigned duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 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 and/or Experience: BSW or BA in social work or related human services field with three years experience in child welfare or a related human services field.
Master’s degree in social work or other related human services field with two years experience in child welfare or related human services field preferred. Child Protection
Professional Certification- preferred, however certification can be obtained on the job.

*Please note: This position covers Lake, Sumter, Citrus, Hernando and Marion County.

How to Apply

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*Please note: This position covers Lake, Sumter, Citrus, Hernando and Marion County.

Job Categories: Replacement Position.
Job Types: Full-Time.
Salary: Salary negotiable depending on qualifications..

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