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Social Worker

Company: Lilliput a part of Wayfinder Family Services
Location: Chico
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

SOCIAL WORKER - POST ADOPTION SERVICESWe are currently seeking a part-time SOCIAL WORKER for our Post Adoption Services Program. You: Helping give children stability and safety.You: Providing support to families that need your help.We: Are looking for YOU.This part-time will serve Butte County out of our Chico office.
SOCIAL WORKER - How You Will HelpIn this role as a SOCIAL WORKER, you will assist families and children by providing education and support including:

  • Help stabilize children who have been adopted.
  • Educate families so they understand and can navigate adoption related issues.
  • Identify when resources are needed and assist with coordinating and obtaining resources.
  • Provide psychosocial support groups to adults and teens.
  • Collaborate with county social workers and other community partners.
  • Respond to and support families during crisis situations.
  • Plan and implement trainings, and family events.Job QualificationsSOCIAL WORKER - You Must Have
    • MSW (Master of Social Work) degree (Required)
    • Knowledge of adoptions and trauma informed care
    • Strong time management skills including the ability to multitask, organize and prioritize
    • An alignment with the mission of our Organization that children belong in loving, stable and lifelong families
    • Strong interpersonal skills to engage and establish rapport and trust with families, including multi-generational families in diverse communities.
    • Excellent written communication skills.
    • Familiarity with resources in the North State (Butte County) and the ability to hold in person events, trainings and support groups when needed.SOCIAL WORKER - You Might Have (Desired, Not Required)
      • Bilingual (Spanish)
      • Prior experience in child welfareYou must meet all health screening, drug testing and background investigation clearances, as well as possess a valid driver's license, insurance and have an acceptable DMV record and reliable transportation.Must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 (exemptions or accommodations will be considered for medical reasons or religious belief/practice). Lilliput will consider candidates who can present evidence of completion of a one-dose vaccine regimen or first dose of a two-dose vaccine and proof of appointment for second-dose vaccine regime on or before employment start date.In order to accommodate the schedules of some families, this position may require availability in evenings and weekends and some flexibility on schedule changes.LEARN ABOUT LILLIPUT A PART OF WAYFINDER FAMILY SERVICESLilliput a part of Wayfinder Family Services is Northern California's premier domestic Child Adoption, Kinship and Placement Organization, serving families from approximately 30 counties. Last year alone, we successfully found lifelong homes for more than 500 children. Wayfinder is an inclusive Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status.
        Since Lilliput opened our doors in 1980, we have helped over 9,500 children in foster care find their life long families.Headquarters:8391 Auburn Blvd
        Citrus Heights, CA 95610Lilliput a part of Wayfinder Family Services has achieved accreditation through the Council on Accreditation (COA). This means our programs, services, administration, and management have been rigorously evaluated and meet best practice standards.
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