Do you have experience working in a child welfare or related service setting?
We have a full time opportunit y here at Samaritas for you !
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!
Starting Salary $35,568.00 Annually
Work Schedule Details: This position has varied shifts including on-call.
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
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.
Additional Work Requirements
Participate in a system of 24 hour availability to clients, foster and adoptive parents, as required.
Unrestricted valid driver's license with good driving record. Reliable personal transportation suitable for safely transporting persons served; proof of current automobile insurance.
At Samaritas, we ask you to join us - to "Be The Rock That Starts The Ripple". A ripple of transformation in the individual lives of the 15,000 people we help each year, and a ripple of positive change throughout our community. Our team is growing at Samaritas! We are seeking more Rocks to join our team. We are always looking for additional employees who want to make a big impact and have a lot of fun doing so as part of an enthusiastic, collaborative team. We want you to be our rock!
We walk with people in need, offering hope and compassion while upholding their dignity, advocating for equality and justice, and seeking creative solutions with those who place their trust in us.
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Requisition Number 2021-7528
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