Do you have have a passion to help improve the safety, stability and well-being of children and their families? APM offers services that help families achieve their greatest potential.
This is a Full Time position. Our hours are Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 am to 5 pm. This position has an on-call component from Mondays through Thursdays rotating between teams every 4-5 weeks.
The starting salary is $47,000 and can increase according to experience. We also offer competitive benefits to our employees.
As a Social Worker, part of your job is:
- Reviews case record for clients and family’s profile, socio-economic history, previous treatment and service experiences, and/or special problems and family history, financial and social problems, individual perspectives and perceptions.
- Develops service plan to provide a variety of social services referrals and to define goals and objectives; determines need for social, behavioral, medical and/or psychological services; provides individual or family counseling as needed; makes referrals to a variety of support agencies; monitors individual and family progress, cooperation, and acceptance of services.
- Plans for the appropriate placement of individuals in a kinship or family foster home, care program, facility or institution; interviews prospective applicants, clients and providers; orients participants in program’s goals and objectives, roles and responsibilities of various parties, and legal ramifications; arranges for any medical or psychiatric treatment prior to placement.
- Monitors and evaluates activities of agencies contracted to provide a variety of social services; visits and inspects direct placement to evaluate progress, and/or problems of client; prepares and discusses written evaluations of agency; finds alternative placement for client when warranted; recommends services provided to client by agency be terminated.
- Initiates court action when appropriate and prepare necessary documents.
- Attends periodic staff and personal conferences
- Confers with superior on difficult problems
- Prepares reports and correspondence
- Maintain of all assigned cases.
- Obtains a minimum of twenty (20) hours of training per fiscal year.
- A minimum 1 hour supervision bi – weekly, group and other staff meetings as required.
- Participate in case conferences, school conferences, all teaming conferences and court appearances with the family as requested as well as any inter disciplinary meetings deemed necessary to support movement of the case.
- Provision of family prevention and intervention services to assess the potential for a minimum standard of parenting, as well as rehabilitating and stabilizing family relationships
- Provision of on-call services in cases of emergency and on a rotational basis as required by APM CUA protocol
- Performs related work as required.