Case Manager Job Description
Families 4 Families is a non-profit, faith-based organization that partners with local churches to recruit, train, and support foster families. Our focus is a family-centered approach that engages the entire foster family as well as loving, supporting, and engaging the birth families. Our goal is to return children when at all possible. We believe the best forever family is the birth family.
Families 4 Families is a ministry. To not just take care of a foster children but also interacting with their family as well. Families 4 Families vision is come alongside the foster family and to support them in ministering to other families who are hurting in the foster care system. All employees will adhere to and follow our Statement of Faith and Position on Morality.
Case Manager Responsibilities:
Report directly to Case Manager Supervisor
Abides by all agency policies and procedures, core values, mission.
Attend weekly planning meetings/trainings with Case Manager Supervisor
Completes 24 hours of training annually
Keep the foster families informed of the Case Plans and permanency plans for the children in their care
Act as a liaison between foster family and DFCS as needed
Attend court with families as needed and follow all court orders
Visit each child in the first 72 hours of placement in foster home
Visit each child in home a minimum of 1 time each month on an ongoing basis
Visit each child an additional time in home or within the community each month
Visit with birth family when directed
Assist the foster family in preparing the child to deal with unusual events and circumstances concerning their care and/or placement
Communicate with foster families about upcoming training requirements and continued education classes being offered
Work in partnership with DFCS to ensure child receives appropriate and timely services including medical, dental, educational, and behavioral and stays in contact with all providers as needed
Provides pastoral support to children and families
Works in partnership with DFCS, GAL, and other services providers
To maintain confidentiality
Assist foster families in completing monthly paperwork
Completes monthly documentation timely and accurately
Provides 24/7 care to foster families
Maturity to navigate high stressful situations
Displays a strong discernment and decision-making skills.
Completes other duties as assigned
Have a minimum of a bachelor degree from an accredited college/university in a human service or behavioral science field.
Full-time Georgia resident
No Criminal Background
Own, drive, and maintain an automobile in good working condition, receiving a reimbursement for agency mileage
Understand that this job will require some evening and weekend hours of employment, and some after-hour on call responsibilities.
Contact Brette Safadi for more information and to apply. 404-466-8160 firstname.lastname@example.org