Social Services Case Manager
Douglasville, GA 30135
Foster Care Monthly child, parent and caregiver contact and documentation of same. Community collaboration to include court appearances, service coordination for family and children.
Job duties may include:
Maintain the frequency and quality of visits with children, fathers, mothers, and caretakers to ensure the safety, permanency and well-being needs are met for children in custody.
Ensure foster care placements and/or living situations are stable and in the best interest of the children in care.
Make concerted efforts to achieve permanency for children in a timely manner and that they are contained in the adoptions and Safe Family Act.
Ensure that siblings in foster care are placed together unless a separation is necessary.
Maintain child s connections to his or her neighborhood, community, faith, extended family, school and friends.
Document case management activities within time frames established by policy.
Utilize private vehicle for work related travel and duties, including transportation of children and families.
May routinely serve after hour.
Promote, support, and maintain a positive/nurturing relationship with children in care and their biological parents/caretakers by encouraging and facilitating interactions beyond visitation.
Prepare and testify in court regarding child s permanency plan.
Partner with children and parents in the development and utilization of the family functioning agreement, action plan, and family plan to achieve desired individual family-level outcomes.
Complete genograms to identify available family support network.
Identify the physical, educational, and mental/behavioral needs of children, parents, and foster parents and ensures identified need were effectively addressed.