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Foster Care Case Management Specialist

Posted: 11/20/2022

Position: Foster Care Case Management Specialist 
Salary: $38,000.00 - $42,000.00 annually
(Starting salary depends on education and experience)
Job Type: Full Time
 
RESPONSIBILITIES: Passionate about helping families?  Enjoy being in charge of a work schedule that is flexible and diverse?  Cornerstones of Care is seeking dynamic child welfare professionals who are committed to helping families create lasting change so they can be safe and healthy.  Our Foster Care Case Management Specialists work with a small caseload of youth and parents to connect with resources and supports, learn new ways to be resilient, and strengthen families.  Specialists serve as the hub of the professional family support team to ensure good communication, that everyone is working towards the same goal and that all identified needs are met.  Specialists have a high degree of autonomy in scheduling and completing their work which includes a combination of working from home, in the office, completing home visits, and attending court hearings. The ability to plan and effectively manage your work in an ever-changing work day is critical.  Some non-traditional work hours are required to meet the needs of youth and families.  After-hours support to families is provided through an on-call rotation which this position is part of. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Criminal Justice, Human Services, Education, Counseling, or Psychology which includes the equivalent of 30 semester hours in either human development/human behavior, child development, family intervention techniques, diagnostic measures or therapeutic techniques such as social work, psychology, sociology, guidance/counseling, and child development, and at least two years of work experience in the Child Welfare arena. The preferred candidate will have a Master’s degree in Social Work, Criminal Justice, Human Services, Education, Counseling, or Psychology and two years of experience in the child welfare area and case management experience. Must be at least 21 years of age and pass a background check, physical, and drug screening.  This position also requires a valid driver’s license and proof of current vehicle insurance. 
 
BENEFITS: Cornerstones of Care offers a competitive benefits package, which includes: Paid Holiday, Paid Time Away (unlimited PTO for all benefit eligible team members), medical/dental/vision; prescriptions; accident and critical illness insurance; pet insurance; short-term disability; long-term disability; term life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D); health savings account (HSA); flexible spending account (FSA); retirement (401K); employee assistance program (EAP); YMCA membership discounts; Tuition Reimbursement Program and Public Service Loan Forgiveness.  To view a detailed Summary of Benefits please visit our website at www.cornerstonesofcare.org and under the heading “About Us” click on “Join Our Team.”

CORNERSTONES OF CARE’S ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENTS:
  • Nonviolence-helping to build safety skills and a commitment to higher purpose
  • Emotional Intelligence-helping to teach emotional management skills
  • Social Learning-helping to build cognitive skills
  • Open Communication-helping to overcome barriers to healthy communication, learn conflict management
  • Democracy-helping to create civic skills of self-control, self-discipline, and administration of healthy authority
  • Social Responsibility-helping to rebuild social connection skills, establish healthy attachment relationships
  • Growth and Change-helping to work through loss and prepare for the future
 
Questions?
Please contact:  Cornerstones of Care, Human Resources Department
300 E. 36th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: (816) 508-1744   Fax: (816) 508-1757
Cornerstones of Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full Time

Salary Range: $30,000 - 49,999