Foster Care Case Manager (Hiring Bonus $1,000)
Company: Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services
Posted on: January 25, 2023
We are committed to supporting at risk children and families
providing them with tools and resources to help prevent children
from experiencing child abuse, neglect and abandonment. We are a
Christian agency that believes in living our mission, we provide
Christ-centered care and support to children and families in
In response to this community-wide challenge, Presbyterian
Children's Homes and Services (PCHAS), provides 14 programs and
services in 28 locations, in Missouri, Texas, and Louisiana, which
provide children with permanent homes and adults with increased
self-sufficiency. This is accomplished by the agency's commitment
to The PCHAS Way which inspires the agency to be strength-focused,
family-centered, and goal driven with every client.
Benefits of serving children and families in need through PCHAS
include competitive salaries, flex work schedules, paid time off,
medical, dental and vision insurance options, voluntary life
insurance options, paid holidays, and a very generous retirement
plan (after one year of service and working 1,000 hours the agency
matches an employee 200% up to a 3% retirement contribution).
Working Conditions: Works in a typical office setting and from
employee's home, or other community location as established by
flexible work agreement, to complete paperwork, documentation, and
other indirect service tasks.
Position Summary: The Foster Care Case Manager (FCCM) is
responsible for safety and services to children and families in
foster care. Tasks include facilitating Family Support Team
meetings, development of individualized care (treatment) plans,
coordination of individualized services across all settings,
coordination of providers working in the home, school, and
community environment and documentation of support related
activities and services. The Foster Care Case Manager promotes
effective utilization of support services to achieve permanency for
children and families.
Essential Job Functions
- Follows all contractual and agency policies, procedures, and
seamless delivery of services to children and their
- Maintains a caseload of 12 to 15 children depending on program
capacity and the needs of the agency. Caseload size may be
temporarily increased due to a CM's extended absence and/or
- Provide full case management services to children and their
families in the MO foster and adoptive care system from the time of
assignment until case closure or transfer.
- Documents all activities and maintain data entry in FACES
(state online database system) and CSWIS (consortium online
database system) in a timely and accurate manner.
- Has face-to-face contact with each assigned child and his/her
family at least monthly (may require extensive travel based on the
individual needs of the child and family). Has telephone contact
with each child and family support provider regularly to review
provider activities and to receive reports regarding case
- Evaluate and factually report the impact of services to team
members and judiciary; attend all court hearings; schedule,
coordinate and facilitate FST meetings within prescribed time
- Participates in FCCM consortium on-call schedule as EOC
(employee on-call) for PCHAS on a rotating basis.
Possess a bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, counseling,
education, criminal justice, or a related human services field.
Minimum of two (2) years of relevant case management
Must hold a valid driver's license, have and maintain a risk-free
driving record. Must be willing to undergo initial and periodic
child abuse/neglect, criminal history, sexual offender, and child
care/elder care disqualification list screenings. As requested,
must submit fingerprints for review by the state of your employment
and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Must undergo a
pre-employment drug screen and a pre-employment physical with the
results showing no evidence of communicable disease.
Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services is a faith-based
Christian organization. We provide Christ-centered care and support
to children and families in need. We strive to serve like Jesus. We
meet our clients where they are and treat them with respect. We
focus on our clients' strengths rather than their problems. And we
encourage our clients to focus on their future rather than their
past. When we do this well, we help our clients find hope and know
the love of God.PI201781892
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