Case Planner, Treatment Family Foster Care – Brooklyn and Bronx

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/23/2018

Start Date

10/01/2018

Application Deadline

09/30/2018

Address

One Pierrepont Plaza - Suite 901
Brooklyn
NY
11201
United States

Description

About the Program

At Graham Windham our Family Foster Care programs help children to get back to their families, adopted into a new family or connected to someone who is willing to be an anchor for children, throughout their childhood and into adulthood. To help us do that, we have hundreds of loving & highly qualified foster parents primarily in Brooklyn, Manhattan, the Bronx and Westchester County- who serve as our foster children's substitute family. The Therapeutic Family Foster Care (TFFC) program extends this support along with additional services to children and youth with specialized emotional, mental health and/or other developmental needs.


About the Position

The Case Planner in our TFFC program plans and provides excellent quality care and healing to children served by Graham Windham, and ensures that every child is living in a nurturing, safe, and permanent family as quickly as possible. Learn more about what it is like to be a Case Planner at Graham Windham by watching our Realistic Job Previews athttp://www.graham-windham.org/careers/employee-videos/Opens a New Window..


Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Creates, in partnership with the families, service plans for families and children which address safety, behavioral, educational, psychological and permanency needs.
  • Monitors safety, well-being and progress against other critical outcomes by facilitating regular casework contacts and by documenting the same in progress notes and other case documentation.
  • Collaborates with internal and external service providers and other stakeholders through clear and timely verbal and written communication.
  • Participates actively in Family Court Hearings, Family Team Conferences and other meetings to advance permanency for children and families.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Benefits

  • Salary in the $40’s in accordance with qualifications. 
  • Graham Windham offers eligible employees a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, and vision coverage, paid time off, holiday pay, retirement savings plan, and much more.

Level of Language Proficiency

  • Requires BSW or BA degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, or related field,
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred;
  • Must be able to travel within NYC Metropolitan area;
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, time management and organizational skills;
  • Computer literate, MS Office; NYS Connections;
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

Other


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