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Foster Family Social Worker

Company: Bridges Homeward
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Work from Home Flexibility* Job Summary The Foster Family Social Worker for Intensive Foster Care is a member of the BH Family Services team which provides: Recruitment, assessing, training, guidance, and support for families interested in adoption or foster care.
Matching children with families able to care for them.
Specialized recruitment for specific children and sibling groups.
Post-placement family support. Under the supervision of the Director of Family Resource (or designee) the Foster Family Social Worker is responsible for aspects of recruitment, assessment, training, re-evaluation, and support of family resources. Education & Experience Required Master's degree in social work, psychology, education, or a related field is preferred.
Professional licensure required. Candidates must have a current and valid licensure, or be license eligible, as a Licensed Social Work
Associate, Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Certified Social Worker, or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker by the MA Board of registration in Social Work or a Licensed Mental Health Counselor or - Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist by the MA Board of
Registration of Allied Mental Health and Human Service Professionals. Newly hired, license eligible staff must obtain licensure from the respective board within six (6) months of hire.
Minimum of 2 years experience in child welfare services preferred.
Experience in adoption, foster care and serving families of color preferred. Skills & Knowledge Required Must be available for some evening and weekend recruitment, training, and home study activities.
Valid drivers license and properly insured vehicle
Clearance of background checks as required by state and federal law.
Fully vaccinated required.
Bridges Homeward supports our employees by offering great benefits: Paid Time Off
Medical and Dental Coverage
Life Insurance
Tax-Deferred Annuity
Short- and Long-Term Disability Additional Benefits 13 paid holidays 15 sick days per year Financial coverage for Social Work Licensures Tuition remission for undergraduate classes Worker's Compensation Professional Development And more!

Keywords: Bridges Homeward, Cambridge , Foster Family Social Worker, Healthcare , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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