Intact Services Family Caseworker - Danville

Intact Services Family Caseworker - Danville

The Center for Youth and Family Solutions | Danville, IL, 61832, US
Salary Range:$42,000 – $63,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 13 days ago

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Description

The Center for Youth and Family Solutions (CYFS) is seeking compassionate, committed, and culturally competent individuals who align with our mission of helping children and families in need with dignity, compassion, and respect to resolve life challenges. CYFS is one of central Illinois' largest, nationally accredited social service agencies, serving over 20,000 individuals in 37 counties. We are committed to supporting children and families who have experienced life-changing trauma, abuse and neglect, and other significant life challenges by providing strengths-based, family-centered, and trauma-responsive programs, services, and interventions. Join our team and help develop solutions for those who need them most.

Benefits of working at CYFS:

* 12 Paid Holidays
* Accrual of 15 vacation days and 8 sick days, plus 5 personal/wellness days
* Flexible Work Schedule, with the ability to work remotely on occasion
* Competitive Compensation
* Educational Reimbursement
* Ability for advancement
* Supportive atmosphere with the ability to be yourself while learning and developing
* Employee Assistance Program to help with Work-Life Balance and other potential well-being challenges
* Choice of 4 medical plans including PPO and high deductible plans with HSA
* Dental and Vision Insurance
* 401k plan with employer match
* Employer Paid Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability
* Flexible Spending Plan and Dependent Care Plan

About the Job

Salary :

* Starting at $42,500.00
* $2,000.00 Sign-on Bonus

Responsibilities

* Develop and deliver family centered casework services to parents and their children to meet mutually established goals that ensure the children's safety and preserve the family unit.
* Document all services delivered in SACWIS to comply with agency, state, and federal regulations and requirements.
* Complete initial and subsequent Safety Assessments, Integrated Assessments, CANS and 497 Client Service Plans per DCFS and contract procedures.
* Conduct Child and Family Team Meetings and case staffing, seeking family input on service planning and decision making regarding service delivery and goal setting.
* Supervise parent/child visits as required for child safety.
* Visit family home, day care setting, school, and other appropriate settings to assess child safety and well-being and progress towards established goals.
* Evaluate children and families' progress toward goals and services delivered to ensure services are meeting the objectives of the family, and are being provided in a culturally respectful way.
* Encourage full participation of the family in service planning. Know parents rights and responsibilities and the Service Appeal process.
* Promote and maintain cooperative working relationships with service providers for effective referral and service planning.
* Attend court hearings, case staffings, or other activities necessary to coordinate client services.
* Travel to deliver services in the family's home, and/or transport clients to alternative service locations.

Qualifications:

* A Bachelor's degree, highly preferred in social work or human service degree as per current DCFS licensing standards (Required)
* Child welfare experience (preferred)
* Completion of DCFS criminal background check (Required)
* Must be at least 21 years of age, obtain an insured vehicle, clean driving record, and three years driving record with a valid driver's license

For information on The Center for Youth and Family Solutions, including more information on employee benefits and our company culture, visit our website at https://www.cyfsolutions.org/ or check out our video campaign here.

The Center for Youth and Family Solutions is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.