$1,00 Bonus offered for this full time role!
Are you a licensed SOCIAL WORKER (or have a degree in a related field) looking for a rewarding and impactful career opportunity? Our licensing supervisor and her team are on the hunt for a compassionate person-centric child welfare professional to join our foster care team in Grand Rapids. Some duties include coordinating and participating in recruitment, training, licensing, and investigation activities of foster care homes for children and families. NEW WAGES and rewarding work await you. Check us out! Welcome to Samaritas Nation!
Samaritas is a Michigan-based human service organization that connects people with families and communities, empowers them to live their fullest life possible, and creates a ripple effect of transformation. The reference to the work of the Good Samaritan in our name is especially fitting as it is consistent with our mission, values and the services our faith-based company provides.
APPLY TODAY! #BeTheRock, creating ripples of positive transformation in the lives of those we are entrusted to serve!
This is a FULL TIME ROLE that pays $18.50 per hour.
As a full time Samaritas employee, some of the benefits you will receive are:
Competitive Medical, Dental, & Vision benefits, effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment
Company paid Basic Life Insurance ($10,000 minimum for each full time and part time employee)
Company paid Short Term Disability accrual (Full time employees)
Retirement Plan (403b) - Company matches on first 1.5% of gross income at 133%
Great Personal Time Off (PTO) accruals
Plus many more benefits
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Provides social work and case management services for assigned cases, in accordance with all applicable contractual and regulatory requirements and accreditation standards.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assume primary responsibility for all cases on assigned caseload. Provide a range of case management, including social casework, engagement, mentoring, and community referral.
Collect, assess and document appropriate data and client progress. Assume responsibility for and complete documentation, reports, statistics, and assignments within required time frames and as required.
Work collaboratively with referral sources, agencies, institutions and individuals who have pertinent roles in client's life situation.
Prepare for and attend all scheduled court hearings on assigned caseload.
Take primary responsibility for intake and initial placement services for all newly referred cases.
Coordinate placement arrangements with caregivers, including transportation of children as needed.
Provide more intensive supportive casework services to child, birth family, and caregiver during initial placement and replacement.
Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification
Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related human service field.
Licensed by the State of Michigan preferred.
One year experience in child welfare, preferred.
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Requisition Number 2022-8561
Employee Type Full-Time
Hours Per Pay Period 80
Work Hours Varied
Weekends and/or Holidays Required No
On Call Required Yes
Position LocationUS-MI-Grand Rapids