Social Worker/Intake

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Based on education and experience

Published

10/04/2018

Address

Lynchburg
Virginia
United States

Description

If you had your choice of super powers, what would you choose? Flying, invisibility, scaling tall buildings, moving mountains? Be a part of the driving force. We create innovative solutions that would otherwise not be possible. We want to give our children and families hope. You can be a part of that. Join our UMFS team. 


UMFS is seeking to add a full time Social Worker/Intake Coordinator to assess clinical appropriateness for treatment foster care in the South/West region. Will also provide case management and clinical support for TFC and adoption children and families. BSW/MSW or related degree and 1 year of related experience. Intake experience preferred.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Provide comprehensive services consistent with UMFS' wraparound philosophy and practice principles for children and families consistent with agency and licensing standards and professional ethics.


Intake Duties


Arrange and attend weekly intake meetings to assess client needs and program availability.


Responsible for matching clients referred to the Treatment Foster Care Program with appropriate families.


Collaborate with team members throughout the SW Region to ensure placement requirements are met.


Develop relationships and know resource family strengths and needs throughout the SW Region. Coordinate pre-placement visits.


Obtain relevant information on prospective clients for evaluation and placement.


Update referral sources regularly regarding the status of their clients.


Respond to emergency requests for services.


Complete Medicaid applications.


Complete all required documentation and reports for clients as prescribed by Agency or licensing standards.


Participate in interviews with clients, their families, social workers and others.


Refer clients to community resources and other agencies.


Review medical, psychological, psychiatric and social information and prior service plans to determine the appropriate level of needed service.

Benefits

Medical, vision, dental, 401k

Level of Language Proficiency

Master's degree in social work or related field with a minimum of one-year direct service experience or a Baccalaureate degree in social work or related field and two years direct service experience. Demonstrated ability to apply sound casework and counseling skills, understand treatment modalities and their implications for services to families and youth. 


EOE

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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