Lutheran Services in Iowa Caseworker in Muscatine, Iowa
Caseworker - Muscatine, IA
Muscatine, IA, USA
Total Compensation Package
LSI currently seeks a full time Caseworker for programs in Muscatine, Cedar, and Louisa counties for evenings and weekends. Bilingual applicants encouraged to apply. This position does require a family team meeting certification, which LSI will provide the training on for the right applicant.
The Caseworker will provide services to clients enrolled in Family Advocacy, Brief Intensive and Behavior Health Intervention services.
The Caseworker will provide services to children, young adults, and their families and are designed to prevent an out of home placement including entering the traditional child welfare, hospital setting or Juvenile Court system of care.
Caseworkers may provide crisis counseling to the family within one hour of a crisis referral and then provide follow-up counseling/crisis services until the family either stabilizes or is linked to ongoing counseling or alternative community services. In addition, caseworkers will provide or arrange for a Family Team Meeting for each client, meet face to face with each client and family on a regular basis. The caseworker will link families to community resources by offering information, referrals and support and assist caregivers and clients in developing an array of skills including coping mechanisms, conflict resolution skills, and health communication. Caseworkers are a part of a crisis team and will rotate on-call duties. Work may occur during the week day, evening, or weekend hours. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor's in social work or related human service field and one year of social work related experience .
This position requires a valid driver's license, auto insurance, a good driving record and the ability to pass an extensive background check including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, Sex Offender registry and a criminal history check.
At LSI, competitive compensation goes far beyond an hourly rate. For eligible employees, LSI pays for a portion of employee health premiums, offers a monthly wellness discount on health insurance premiums, and contributes to your health savings account each pay check. LSI will reimburse you for mileage, offer a 401k match contribution, and provide ongoing professional development training. In addition LSI offers a generous paid time off package. As a non-profit employer many employees also can qualify for student loan forgiveness programs.
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