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Child Welfare Case Manager 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Location CCK Case Management-In House  
Open Date 1/16/2018  
Req Number CLI-18-00035  
Description

If ensuring the safety of children and helping to build strong families is your mission, then Devereux Community Based Care has an opportunity that will interest you! We are looking for a motivated, dedicated and compassionate person to be a Child Welfare Case Manager.

Being a Child Welfare Case Manager has its Advantages

As a Child Welfare Case Manager at Devereux CBC, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Opportunities to make a positive impact in the lives of children and families in need of support
  • Ways to help children reach their full potential and achieve their goals
  • Unique rewards that come from seeing families improve and flourish with the services you referred them to

Devereux Community Based Care of Okeechobee and the Treasure Coast provides services for children and families to ensure a community without abuse, neglect and abandonment so all children grow to their full potential. Based out of Fort Pierce, FL, this position is responsible for:

  • Coordinating all services rendered to, and acting as a single and continuous point of contact for, the child or family until reunification is complete, transfer to adoption achieved or independent living is realized.
  • Providing safety assessment and coordination of services for children and families referred by Department of Children and Families due abuse, neglect or abandonment by caregivers.
  • Conduct community outreach as needed

About Devereux CBC

Devereux Community Based Care of Okeechobee and the Treasure Coast provides oversight and coordination of the child-welfare system in Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie counties. At any given time, there are about 1,300 abused, abandoned or neglected children in our care. We are responsible for the safety and well-being of each one of them. We meet this responsibility through a mix of direct and contracted services. If you think about it in terms of building a house, we are the general contractor of the child-welfare system. The system is the house, we are the contractor, and our network of service providers are the subcontractors we pull together to make the house strong and ready to live in. Devereux CBC offers a full range of care for children, adolescents, young adults and family members in Okeechobee and the Treasure Coast. We offer our services through a wide variety of approaches including in-home parenting and prevention services, family preservation, case management, residential programs and extended foster care services for teenagers and young adults.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Community Based Care provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.*

Click on the following link to see why we are a great place to work: http://learn.devereux.org/benefits.

Keywords: child welfare, social work, social services, social worker, child advocate, family advocate, BSW, MSW.

 
Position Requirements

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree required from an accredited university in social work or related area of study. Related degrees include: criminology, Juvenile Justice, psychology, sociology, counseling, special education, education, human development, child development, family development, marriage and family therapy, nursing, human services, or Human Services.

Other Requirements:

  • Upon hire all Case Managers are required to obtain certification as a Child Protection Professional. CWCM a plus.
  • Valid Driver's License
 
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Job Summary This is a full-time position located in Fort Pierce, FL.  
Contact Information Maria York  
About the Organization The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.
 
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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