BILINGUAL CASE PLANNER

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/26/2018

Address

227 East 3rd Street
Main Floor
New York
NY
10009
United States

Description

Lower East Side Family Union, A Non-profit organization established in 1974 to strengthen, preserve and empower families seeks qualified professionals to assist in its efforts of enhancing the quality of family life through the delivery of culturally linguistic and responsive services.


Successful candidates will be responsible for providing case management services to a maximum of 12 families to prevent foster care placement or replacement. Ensures the safety and well-being of children. Assesses the family’s needs and strengths and provides meaningful assistance in accordance with City, State and Federal Regulations. Makes home visits and other required contacts, such as school visits. Makes appropriate service referrals for quality preventive services and accurately documents activities and information in the case record/systems timely.


Qualifications:

A commitment to the mission and programs of LESFU

BS/BSW, MSW or related degree preferred in Psychology, Human Services and or Social

Work and two-years work experience in a social service setting

Must possess some knowledge of child welfare and of ACS

Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills, both oral and written

Passionate and demonstrated commitment for working with children and families in underserved communities

Demonstrated ability to manage deadlines and to make decisions 

Ability to use MS Word, spreadsheets, and familiarity with PROMIS and CONNECTIONS

Preferred * Knowledge and experience with mental health and substance abuse

Preferred* Bilingual (Cantonese or Mandarin/English or Spanish/English) 

Competitive salary and benefits package. Please send resume with cover letter and salary requirements to: aphillips@lesfu.org. Please indicate "Bilingual Case Planner" in the subject line of your email. 

Benefits

Competitive salary and benefits package.

Level of Language Proficiency

Preferred* Bilingual (Cantonese or Mandarin/English or Spanish/English) 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Competitive salary and benefits package. Please send resume with cover letter and salary requirements to: aphillips@lesfu.org. Please indicate "Bilingual Case Planner" in the subject line of your email.


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