Permanency Specialist, Concilio

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Permanency Specialist, Concilio

Posted on: December 28, 2011

General Description:

The Permanency Specialist provides case management services under contract from the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare and the Philadelphia Department of Human Services. The Permanency Specialist’s role is to: (1) provide case management and resource services to natural families, adoptive families and children throughout the adoption or permanency process; (2) maintain case records with timely and accurate documentation meeting state/county standards and best practices and (3) provide adoption placements for children. The Permanency Specialist has access to confidential client information and is expected to handle such information with integrity and professionalism.

Duties and Responsibilities:

¨ Home based delivery of services;

¨ Complete family assessment and record maintenance including family service plans, quarterly; reports, and other required documentation;

¨ Attend weekly staff meetings;

¨ Submit performance reports as required;

¨ Attend training as required;

¨ Respond to emergencies after 5:00pm and on weekends if necessary;

¨ Maintain a caseload which will consist of cases of a sensitive and complex nature;

¨ Provide coaching to families in regard to social service needs;

¨ Advise clients regarding school problems, finance, recreation, church activities, and health, welfare and family relationships;

¨ Interact substantively with schools, clinics, hospitals, and social welfare agencies in order to collect social services information around the Philadelphia area;

¨ Perform other duties as assigned by the Permanency Coordinator.

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