Child Welfare Supervisor
SOS Children's Villages Illinois

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Post Date: May 14, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: Immediately
Salary: 42K-52K
Location: US - Illinois - Chicago
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Our team passionately provides support and works collaboratively to raise our children. We are seeking a Child Welfare Supervisor who exhibits this same type of passion and effort in all aspects of the work they perform at SOS Children’s Villages Illinois (SOSCVI). Our Roosevelt Square Village in Chicago, IL, is a community comprised of direct caregivers, clinical service providers, case workers, and support staff, who make the mission of SOS Illinois a reality for children in care. This position directly supervises our Child Welfare Specialists who serve our clients who live on our village and in the community.


The Child Welfare Supervisor provides direct supervision to the case management staff in order to ensure the delivery of quality services to SOS children, foster parents and biological families in order to achieve the particular case goal as outlined and explained in the client service plan.

Supervise all child welfare services, including intake, case management and foster home placements, while monitoring clinical and legal services.
Work with the Director of Programs and Services and other supervisory staff to develop and implement other programs to ensure that necessary services are provided to SOS children and their families.

Provide regularly scheduled and documented supervision with case management staff. Facilitate professional development and training opportunities for case management staff.

Ensure that complete, accurate, and current documentation is maintained for all SOS children. Emphasis on the timely completion of all DCFS required paperwork, including 906, 1420 and 1425. Responsible for the implementation and coordination of SACWIS requirements.

Conduct quarterly file reviews.
Facilitate and participate in family and team meetings. As needed, provide consultation to foster parents to ensure adequate understanding of case dynamics.

Prepare monthly foster care agency performance report, and meet with APT monitor monthly. Prepare for and attend required case meetings, ACR’s, court dates, and staffing as required.

Monitor foster homes in accordance with DCFS 402 standards and act as liaison to the DCFS Foster Home Licensing Agent.

Participate in the agencies annual Foster Parent Law Implementation Plan.

Develop relationships and coordinate with DCFS, LANS and other community agencies for the maximum utilization of available resources to address all service goals.
Submit reports as required by the Director of Programs and Services at the Village.

Perform on-call duties as needed.

MSW or other relevant Master’s Degree.
Three years direct service child welfare experience and one year of experience supervising child welfare staff; or 5 years direct service child welfare experience and proven leadership skills.
DCFS Child Welfare Employee Licensure required; 402 Licensure preferred or ability to pass 402 licensure test within 3 months of employment.
Experience in behavior management programs and needs assessment helpful.

1. Paid time-off
2. Paid Holidays
3. Health Care Insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
4. 403(b) plan options
5. Vision and Dental Insurance
6. May qualify for Federal Student Loan forgiveness

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