Parent Advocacy Case Manager
Requisition #: req2704
Location: St. Louis, MO
Hours: Full-time (40 hours/week)
Bethany Christian Services strengthens and equips families to be the answer for vulnerable children, both in local communities and around the globe. We do this by protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening families through quality social services. Thousands of children are in need of the support and safety that comes from being part of a family. Bethany is on the front line of providing solutions.
As a Parent Advocacy Case Manager, you will provide life skills services and interventions in a home setting using a strength-based approach that helps to prevent child abuse and neglect.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Provide life skills such as conflict resolution, family planning, career planning, self-sufficiency, education, health maintenance, environmental health, role modeling, child development and goal setting for clients referred by community resources.
Provide home visitation services and interventions using the strength-based approach that helps to stabilize families in crisis.
Provide life skills education to clients whose goals may include improving home safety, child behavior management, identifying appropriate child care, housekeeping, money management, budgeting for food, addressing barriers to transportation, assisting clients in utilization of community resource and over all self-improvement and family function.
Perform other duties as assigned.
BSW or BA/BS in a human service related field. MSW or MA/MS in a human service field strongly preferred.
Two years prior experience in child welfare and/or life skills.
Prior field experience in working with multi-problem families in a home setting.
Demonstration of strong engagement skills and a thorough understanding of the strength based approach and interventions.
Willingness to maintain flexible working hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
Demonstrate excellent assessment and crisis intervention skills.
Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills.
Have a valid driver's license with adequate insurance coverage and a reliable automobile.
Computer skills sufficient to perform the essential functions.
Subscription to and integration of the agency Statement of Faith, Mission Statement, and Cultural Diversity Commitment.
Bethany Christian Services