Family Care Case Manager/Family Consultant
Elks Aidmore

<< Go back

Post Date: Jul 11, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: Upon Hire Date
Salary: $33,000-$40,000
Location: US - Georgia - Conyers
Job Reference: - n/a -
Email Job to a Friend     Save Job to Inbox     Printer Friendly

Description
Elks Aidmore, Inc., a 83-year-old non-profit agency located in Conyers, Georgia, is one of the fastest growing therapeutic foster care programs in Georgia. To continue the recent success of the expansion program, the agency is recruiting for Family Consultants in the Conyers office.
The Family Consultant must understand the concepts of community-based child welfare and be able to work with young people who exhibit varying emotional and behavioral problems. In addition, this individual must be able to effectively relate to clients, foster parents, and parents/custodians of all social, economic, ethnic, cultural, and educational backgrounds. The Family Consultant works with the foster family and child to ensure academic, therapeutic, and medical needs are met. Home visits are provided on a weekly or biweekly basis based on the need of the child/children placed and the foster family. The Family Consultant functions as part of a team to provide support/assistance on a 24-hour/7 day-per-week bases. The Family Consultant is generally on call one week out of the month.   
The position requires a BA or BS degree in a human service field, three years of paid, direct experience working with children and families, or a Master's degree in a human service field and one year of paid direct service experience working with children and families.
Preference will be given to a candidate with a Master’s Degree and 2-3 years of relevant experience in family or group psychotherapy with children or adolescents. Candidates must possess a high level of interpersonal and written communication skills; have documented training in working with children and adolescents; are skilled in maintaining highly confidential information; have experiential knowledge of management information systems such as GAScore, SHINES and Kaleidacare; and, have the ability to clearly summarize pertinent clinical information via written correspondence and medical records documentation.
Submit resume to Jackie Jordan, Community Services Director, Elks Aidmore, Inc., 2394 Morrison Road, Conyers GA 30094, fax 770-483-5696, e-mail resume@elksaidmore.com. Elks Aidmore is an Equal Opportunity Employer.