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Foster Care Case Manager

Great Circle
Job Description
Posted 12/02/18

Foster Care Case Manager
Do you have a passion for working directly with children and families in the community? As a Foster Care Case Manager at Great Circle we provide that opportunity for you with great benefits.

About Great Circle
Transformed from its founding roots in Child Welfare, Great Circle now provides a unique spectrum of behavioral health services to individuals, children and families across Missouri. Every day, we open new doors and fresh pathways as we help children and families tackle some of life’s toughest challenges. Our growth has been phenomenal.

Great Circle, a growing organization, offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and life insurance. Still have federal student loans?  Working at Great Circle may make you eligible for the federal student loan forgiveness program.

Great Circle is currently seeking a Foster Care Case Manager in the Kansas City, MO.

About the Position
As a Foster Care Case Manager this person provides case management to children and their families who have been placed in out-of-home care by the court system.  A FCCM is responsible for the development and implementation of permanency plans for the children who are in the custody of the Children’s Division. Essential job functions include:
  • Assess the risk of child abuse/neglect and on-going safety of children
  • Develop positive and proactive strategies to encourage families to participate in the services provided by the child welfare system
  • Intervene on behalf of abused and neglected children and their families
  • Testify in court as may be required in cases managed by the contractor
  • Any other requirements as defined by 13 CSR 40-73
To be considered for this position, you will need:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Preferably 2 years related work experience
  • Ability to work well with both children and families
  • Ability to handle conflict, difficult situations, and work with extreme behaviors in children and adults
  • Excellent communication skills to facilitate meetings with children and parents
  • Good driving record and ability to obtain a Class E driver’s license within 2 weeks of hire
Interested candidates may apply online at www.greatcircle.org to fill out our online application.  

Great Circle is an equal opportunity employer.
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