Family Foster Care Caseworker

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Family Foster Care Caseworker

Job Responsibilities:

• Carry a caseload of 15 to 18 children who are placed in foster care
• Engage birth parents to make assessments and provide referrals and interventions that will facilitate reunification with their children
• Work collaboratively service providers to insure that children's medical, mental health, educational, and social needs are met
• Provide supportive services for foster parents
• Participate in family court hearings, including giving testimony
• Participate in case conferences
• Perform field work as mandated by the Administration for Children's Services
• Maintain all necessary case record docmnentation
• Perform other duties as needed

Qualifications:

• BA required
• Experience working with multi-problem and economically disadvantaged families
• Ability to engage birth parents with histories of tramna, substance abuse, mental illness and domestic violence; ability to identify client strengths.
• Ability to work collaboratively and independently
• Excellent written and verbal communication sldlls
• Ability to work with respect for cultural diversity
• Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus

Please upload a cover letter and resume below:

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted

Children's Aid Society is an equal opportunity employer

Hours per Week: 
35
Full or Part Time: 
Full Time
Salary or Hourly: 
Salary
Location: 
Bronx
Minimum Education: 
Bachelor's Degree
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