Social Work Case Manager - Adoption (.50 Fte)

Scott County Shakopee , MN 55379

Posted 1 week ago

Job Summary

The eligible register developed from this posting may be used to fill future FT and PT vacancies within this classification.

Performs professional social work case management to children and adoptive families to address the safety and well-being of children.

  • Wages shown are 2018 wages.

Essential Duties

Provides case management and direct services for children and adoptive families in a trusting and therapeutic manner, performing functions required by Federal and State laws and rules.

Acts on behalf of the Commissioner of Human Services to provide guardianship services.

Performs professional level case management establishing trusting, helpful, and empowering relationships with clients to assist individuals in success w/decision-making and self-determination.

Works in partnership with individuals or families to develop individualized case plans; coordinates and directs service to assure implementation of plans.

Ensures the safety of clients through the development of support plans, safety plans, and back-up plans; assists in times of crisis to influence positive outcomes.

Maintains working knowledge of Federal and State laws and regulations and performs work accordingly.

Works the days and hours necessary to perform all assigned responsibilities and tasks.

Performs other related duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires equivalency of a bachelor's degree in a human service related field and two years of professional social work experience working directly with clients. Strong preference for experience within county adoption case management.

Master's degree and bilingual abilities are desirable. Must possess a valid driver's license and provide a reliable means of transportation for the performance of work responsibilities.

Selection Process

Selection for this position will be based on a minimum qualifications screening and rating of training and experience. Top candidates will be forwarded to the hiring manager or supervisor for consideration for interview and/or additional assessments. Final selection will include a background check and approval by the County Board.

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Social Work Case Manager - Adoption (.50 Fte)

Scott County