Foster Care Case Aide

US-MI-Okemos

Wellspring Lutheran Services

Req #: 4386
Type: Part-Time
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				Overview:

Assist foster care staff in meeting the needs of clients by transporting children and supervising interactions between children and their families; monitor, supervise, and coach parents during parenting times; assist foster care staff in case related activities.

Responsibilities:

* Schedule visitations and coordinate transportation for visitations, and other required appointments
* Monitor, supervise, and coach parents during parenting times
* Make periodic home visits to families to support and monitor  Follow through with case plan
* Provide documentation of all interactions with clients on paper and/or in computer databases
* Communicate verbally, and in writing when necessary, concerns and/or significant observations regarding clients
* Provide child care for children while parents/foster parents attend parenting classes, support groups, and other required appointments
* Assist case managers or licensors with other administrative tasks, e.g. copying, filing, recruitment events, and other tasks as requested
* Assist in keeping paper and computer file data current, accurate, and in compliance
* Ensure visitation rooms are kept clean, organized, and toys are disinfected periodically
* Be able to transport clients, as needed.
* Have an understanding of car seat safety and how to properly install car seats.

Qualifications:

* High School Diploma or G.E.D
* Experience working with children and families
* Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends
* Access to a personal vehicle with liability insurance for work use at all times
* Maintain a personal cell phone for client contact (partially reimbursed through agency stipend)

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