Masters of Social Work or a Master’s degree in another human service related field. A minimum of 2-years’ experience working with foster families and/or children’s residential treatment centers and experience in foster care. Must be able to pass State of Illinois written examination on Licensing Standards for Foster Family Homes (402), the Child Care Act, CERAP, and Child Welfare Licensure. Possess or be eligible for clinical licensure (LCSW or LCPC) preferred. Experience with children with medical complexities, developmental delays/disabilities and or behavioral/emotional issues preferred. Must be able to work constructively with a wide variety of people and must be able to conduct oneself in an ethical and professional manner and represent Little City Foundation in a positive manner.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is subject to sitting for prolonged periods; frequently walks, stands, grasps, lifts, holds, or feels objects; occasionally stoops, kneels, crouches, or crawls. Extended use of computer and typing is required. The employee frequently is required to use manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination when working and handling office equipment. The employee is subject to assist and support up to 25 pounds with varying amounts of assistance on a reoccurring basis. The employee is required to have corrected vision and hearing within normal range and the ability to operate office equipment. No occupational exposure to blood, body fluids, communicable diseases or other potentially infectious substances (Category I). Typical office environment. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Disclaimer: The intent of this job description is to provide a representative level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.