Children's Home Society of Florida

Independent Support Coord

Job Locations US-FL-Panama City
Job ID
# of Openings
Early Childhood Education
Regular Full-Time


We’re working toward a world where all children realize their full potential…


When children and families face complex challenges, Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) is there. Founded in 1902 to provide safe, loving homes for orphans, CHS is now one of the oldest, largest and most respected nonprofit organizations in Florida. Delivering hope to more than 50,000 children and family members across the state, we continue to do more. We are leading the nation in developing and delivering solutions that transform the lives and futures of children and families.

Will you join us? Are you ready to HELP CHILDREN find–and achieve–their full potential? Are you ready to make a POSITIVE DIFFERENCE in the lives of children and their families? If so, we want to talk to YOU.  

We’re seeking an experienced Independent Support Coordinator to support our growing needs for case management services. You’ll assess, secure, coordinate, and monitor satisfaction of services and progress toward outcomes for persons with developmental disabilities. This is an excellent opportunity for a focused and dedicated social services professional who has a passion for advocacy and thrives in a fast-paced, never-the-same work environment.



  • Evaluate client needs by securing information on medical, psychological and social factors contributing to client's situation.
  • Develop support plans with outcomes and action steps toward achievement.
  • Provide case management services for program clients.
  • Coordinate linkage of needed services and advocate for client needs.
  • Conduct home visits.
  • Prepare case notes, reports, statistical reports and other materials.
  • Complete invoicing process as assigned by supervisor for specific clients.
  • Maintain accurate file documentation.
  • Review support plans; perform follow-up to determine quantity and quality of service provided to client and status of client's case.
  • Provide crisis management assistance as necessary.
  • Verify client's eligibility for Medicaid and obtain Medicaid number.
  • Submit monthly program billing.
  • Participate in quality improvement process.



  • Working knowledge of the case management field
  • Strong organizational skills and a tireless focus on quality results
  • Exceptional leadership, interpersonal and communication skills that allow you to work well with diverse teams, clients and families
  • Resiliency, with a propensity to persevere in spite of constant change
  • A sincere passion for helping others in need


  • Bachelor's degree in Social, Behavioral or Health Sciences
  • Two years of experience working with developmentally disabled children
  • Florida Driver’s License within 30 days from hire

At CHS, we’ve created a workplace that supports what drives you personally and professionally. Competitive salaries … paid holidays … generous paid time off … flexible work schedules … and a sweet benefits suite that doesn’t just say we care about you, but truly demonstrates it!

With more than 1,800 team members, CHS is the #1 provider of children’s services in the state of Florida. We’re an employer and career path of choice for any aspiring professional committed to growth and excellence. At CHS, we do good.










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