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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Certified Child Welfare Case Manager in Winter Haven, Florida

Description

Must be certified as a Child Welfare professional by the Florida Board (CWCM, CWPI, CPI, etc.). Candidates must reside in Polk Co., FL or nearby due to the area of coverage.

Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? If so, you could become a part of a team creating meaningful, independent and productive lives for those individuals that we serve.

Being a Certified Child Welfare Case Manager has its Advantages

As a Certified Child Welfare Case Manager at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Opportunities to make a positive impact in the lives of children and families in need of support

  • Professional growth through working alongside others in one of the most advanced behavioral health organizations in the country

  • Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires! http://benefits.devereux.org

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides services for children and families to ensure a community without abuse, neglect and abandonment, so all children grow to their full potential. Based out of Winter Haven, FL, this position is responsible for:

  • Ensuring the safety, permanency and well-being of children placed under protective supervision

  • Assisting Families through the foster care system until reunification or permanent placement is achieved

  • Self-managing an independent work schedule to include making home visits and court appointments

Keywords: child welfare, social work, social services, social worker, child advocate, family advocate, BSW, MSW, child protection professional, CWCM, CPI, CWPI

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree required from an accredited university in social work or related area of study. Related degrees include: criminology, psychology, sociology, counseling, special education, education, human development, child development, family development, marriage and family therapy, and nursing.

  • Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work or related field and two years of experience working in child welfare is strongly preferred

Experience:

  • Two years of experience working with children, adolescents and families is strongly preferred .

Schedule:

  • Must be able to complete a 3 day new hire orientation class (Monday - Wednesday); Hours are approximately 9:00am to 5:00pm each day

Other Requirements:

  • Certification in Child Welfare required (CWCM, CWPI, CPI, etc.)

  • Valid Florida Driver's License

  • On-call rotation

  • Successfully pass pre-employment medical screenings which include: Drug Screen, TB Test and Influenza Vaccine

  • Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.

Company Overview

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate Servant Leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;

  • Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.

  • Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.

  • Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

  • Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

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Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Posted Date 1 month ago (9/23/2020 4:27 PM)

Requisition ID 2020-13796

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time

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