Availability: Jul. 19, 2021 - Oct. 12, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Job Description: Position Purpose: Provide case management and work with other members of the treatment team to develop and implement programs designed to meet the physical, developmental, and emotional needs of children (basic – specialized levels) in basic care.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in social work or other related human services field. Minimum of two years experience in child care related areas, either through employment experience or practicum placements while in undergraduate program. A driving record and a valid Texas ID which will allow them to be insured by CHOL auto insurance.
Job Requirements: • Identify the special needs of children and make referrals to appropriate resources as they relate to those needs and assist with those needs as they relate to school, employment, or social enrichment activities.
• Plan, coordinate, and conduct (as needed) meetings designed to identify and develop strategies for meeting the needs of children in care.
• Develop and present individualized service treatment plans to articulate goals and objectives for meeting the needs of children in care in accordance with licensing and level of care standards and following the Sanctuary guidelines and language of S.E.L.F.
• Ensure thorough implementation of individualized service and/or treatment plans by all staff intervening in behalf of children in care.
• Prepare weekly case notes to document and summarize significant events, meetings, and observations relating to children in care.
• Counsel with children to resolve behavior, personal, and discipline issues relating to family, staff, and school.
• Counsel with children and their families to ameliorate their problems and strengthen their relationship.
• Provide special support services to children and their child care workers.
• Work with the treatment team (unit director, psychologist, psychiatrist, therapists, and child care workers), as well as support personnel to identify and meet the needs of children in care.
• Maintain current and complete case records and documentation (in accordance with licensing and level of care standards) of services and progress of children in care.
• Perform duty as on-call staff.
• Perform child care duty as necessary.
Organization: Children's Home of Lubbock
About the Organization: It is our mission to be a safe haven for at-risk children and families. We are looking for individuals who are driven, adaptable, and desire to use their skills for the greater good. We provide training for our employees in trauma-informed care in accordance with the Sanctuary Institute. At the Children’s Home of Lubbock we are a team of unique individuals, but we work together in creative collaboration to provide quality care that transforms the lives of at-risk children and their families through the active compassion of Christ.
Organization Location: Lubbock, Texas