Children's Home Society of Florida

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    Job Locations US-FL-West Palm Beach
    Job ID
    2018-3895
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Case Management
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    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 Navigator to support our growing needs for case management services. You’ll identify and assess child and family needs with the goal of empowering families to build bridges to their success. This is an excellent opportunity for a positive and dedicated social services professional that has a passion for advocacy and thrives in a fast-paced, never-the-same work environment.

    Responsibilities

    YOU WILL:

    • Focus on family needs while conducting intake screenings and assessments to determine appropriate services.
    • Re-evaluate client needs on a regular basis and persevere to motive them towards continuing participation in the early childhood system of care.
    • Conduct outreach to community service providers.
    • Make presentations at events and activities to disseminate information about the programs / services available.
    • Support and maintain collaborative relationships with key community service providers and stay abreast of information pertinent to a successful referral and linkage.
    • Provide direct referrals and assure linkages for families to services based upon eligibility.
    • Educate families about the Healthy Beginnings Program and how to navigate other programs within the early childhood system of care.
    • Facilitate the family’s ability to adequately navigate the health and human services, educational and other family support systems.
    • Advocate for the family when there are issues with service providers and coach family members when necessary to improve their interpersonal skills.
    • Oversee the development and maintenance of the family resource library and resource guide.
    • Develop and maintain client records and program documentation in a timely manner.

    Qualifications

    YOU HAVE:

    • 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

    YOU NEED:

    • Bachelor degree in Social Work or a comparable Human Services field
    • Two years working with children and families
    • 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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