Detail of : Regional Lead Home Study Worker Job Openings in Texas
The Regional Lead Home Study Worker supports the Assistant Program Director of Home Study in the day to day operation of the home study department including assigning of caseloads, review of home study reports and internal audits of department staff. The Regional Lead Home Study Worker also may maintain a home study caseload. All duties are performed based on administrative training and direct supervision of the Assistant Program Director or Program Director. The Regional Lead Home Study Worker maintains a flexible, organized and efficient work schedule and is subject to work overtime and be on-call.
Assign caseloads to home study workers.
Perform monthly audits of program case files, complete quarterly sponsor surveys and complete biyearly staff shadowings to ensure compliance with SWK and federal guidelines.
Develop corrective action plans or disciplinary memos to address performance issues of home study worker staff in collaboration with Assistant Program Director of Home Study and Program Director.
Review and submit home study reports to ORR by deadlines.
Complete individual weekly case review with each home study worker.
Maintain a weekly updated list of the status for all cases to ensure that adequate progress has been made and timelines are being upheld.
Carry a small caselod of home studies.
Review client documents provided by shelter caseworker.
Conduct home study to determine whether or not it is safe for clients prior to release from shelter.
Make a written recommendation in a timely, professional manner.
Interview clients, sponsors and others as needed.
Link client and family with community resources and services.
Participate in phone conferences with team members.
Maintain confidentiality for all client and program operations.
Review and maintain appropriate documentation.
Establish helping relationships with client and families.
Complete post release cases as needed in order to support necessary program operations and/or ORR requirements.
Review and submit post release reports to ORR by deadlines, as needed.
Attend all organizational required training
Attend all departmental and program meetings to ensure that up-to-date information is received and/or information of policy changes or practice are adhered t
Travel as needed for home visits, trainings and conference.
Maintain a safe work environment that is free from distractions
Develop and maintain productive relations with local, state, and federal contact
Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
Qualifications and Requirements::
A combination of one of the following:
Master’s degree in social work or an equivalent degree in behavior sciences or a social service field, with a minimum of three (3) years of progressive experience conducting home studies and working with immigrant populations, and should be knowledgeable about family preservation, kinship care, and/or general child welfare, may include part-time, volunteer or internship experience. Minimum of one (1) year of supervisory experience.
Bachelor’s degree in one of the behavior sciences or social service field, with five (5) years of relevant supervisory and case management experience.
Must possess excellent organizational, writing, analytical, and processing skills.
Should be able to perform conflict resolution or crisis intervention and have excellent communication skills.
Must possess excellent time management skills and be flexible to schedule changes.
Must be computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Windows (Word Perfect, Microsoft Word, and Excel).
Maintain a clean driving record and must be eligible to drive on behalf of SWK.
Must possess a valid state driver's license, current driver's insurance and have access to reliable transportation.
Must be available to travel.
Cleared Tuberculosis test results.
Cleared background check from appropriate entity.
Must be fluent in English and Spanish.
Cleared drug test results (this one is for Texas programs only).
Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of hire.
Job requires extended periods of sitting; use of various office equipment; traveling by car and plane for extended periods of time.
This is a work from home job where high levels of self-motivation and organizational skills are needed. Employees must have a quiet, private space in which to work at home. The Regional Lead Home Study worker will work closely with staff in various time zones throughout the United States therefore early morning or after hour work may be needed. Availability to travel will also be needed.
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