When you work at Aldea, you are part of a growing and creative team of professionals who are passionate to help people improve their wellbeing. You will be at the forefront of cutting-edge behavioral and social services making the community healthier for all of us.
Aldea Children and Family Services is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of all of our staff and their families:
- Benefit plans available include: Medical w/ employer funded HRA deductible. Full coverage and employer paid premiums for Dental, Vision, Basic Life, Disability and EAP plans. Voluntary FSA and Supplemental Plans available.
- Generous Retirement employer match contribution up to 5% after 6 months of service including free Financial Planning.
- 13 Holidays plus 1 Floating Holiday
- Vacation: accrue up to 30 days
- Sick: accrue up to 10 days
- $4,000 Master Bilingual Stipend
- Company Cell Phone
- Mileage Reimbursement
The Emergency Placement Clinical Social Worker provides case management and behaviorally focused services.
1. Provide 24-hour on call phone coverage for Emergency Placement during assigned shift, remaining reachable by agency-issued cellular phone during business hours (and after hours if on-call) to assist with emergency and/or urgent situations.
2. Coordinate logistics of placement with resource families for youth placed in out-of-home placement into Emergency Resource Homes within contract-required timelines.
3. Perform home visits to meet with youth, complete placement packet and provide case management services and complete accompanying paperwork.
4. Provide transportation to school, appointments, or court for children placed in care.
5. Supervise family visits between foster children and birth family members and complete accompanying documentation.
6. Maintain frequent supportive contact with the resource family and foster child(ren) placed in the home as needed to support the success of the placement.
7. Maintain a partial Foster Care caseload.
8. Provide behavioral management training and interventions to children with trauma who are placed in foster care. Supports will take place in community-based settings, including schools, homes, and other community spaces, or in the Aldea office.
9. Conduct bi-weekly visits (at a minimum) with foster children and resource families in the home. Weekly visits (and more frequently if needed) should be completed during times of crisis or elevated need.
10. Complete mandatory documentation and reports in an accurate and timely manner.
1. Experience or interest in working with youth with complex needs and trauma history.
2. Required education: Bachelors degree required.
3. Preferred education: Master’s degree from an accredited or state approved graduate school in social work or social welfare, marriage, family and child counseling, child psychology, child development, counseling psychology or social psychology. MSW preferred.