Case Manager (Foster Care Specialist) Knox

Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.

Do you want to make a difference in people's lives every day?
Or help people navigate the tough spots in their life?
And do it all while working where your hard work is appreciated?

You have a lot of choices in where you work…make the decision to work where you are valued!

Join the McNabb Center Team as a Foster Care Specialist today!

Foster Care Specialist

The Foster Care Specialist provides on-going assistance to foster parents and the foster youth in the community, ensuring that the children are having their therapeutic, medical and other needs appropriately met.

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $16.86 /hr based on relevant experience and education.

Schedule: Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the clients / program.

Travel:  Travel within the community is required.  F endorsement is required to transport clients as necessary.

Equipment/Technology: Basic computer skills are required for email, time keeping, and documentation in the electronic medical record.

QUALIFICATIONS - Foster Care Specialist

Education: 

  • Bachelor's degree in social work or a related field

Experience / Knowledge

  • Prefer one (1) year of pertinent experience in the human services field with children or adolescents. 
  • Volunteer experience and practicum and intern experiences in programs/facilities that work with children and families may be counted as pertinent work experience. 
  • A master's degree in the social services field may be substituted for the one year of work experience.

Physical:

  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Hearing of normal/soft tones and close eye work.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required (training provided).
  • Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Applicants should be able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • Clinical staff may be required to get an F endorsement to transport clients as necessary.

Apply today to work where we care about you as an employee and where your hard work makes a difference!

Helen Ross McNabb Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.

Helen Ross McNabb Center conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.