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Dependency Case Manager

at SOS Children's Village

Posted: 9/15/2020
Job Status: Full Time

Job Description


Coordinate services in an effort to promote the safety, well-being and permanency of each individual client.  


  1. Actively participate in the intake and placement process, providing each client with an orientation on the day of placement.
  2. Manage the case of the dependent child and their family ensuring that they receive all of the necessary services needed to obtain permanency.
  3. Gather information about the clients and their families concerning the case and begin the assessment and case planning process to support decision making by the court
  4. Create and maintain accurate up-to-date case files for each client on caseload, updating it regularly.
  5. Collaborate with house staff, caregivers, and parents to assess the client’s needs.
  6. Coordinate the services for all clients and their families to address their individual needs and their family needs.
  7. Attend and participate in all case conference, team meetings, staffing and court hearings.
  8. Conduct preliminary assessment of the child(ren) to determine if a CPA is warranted; e.g. sexual perpetrator, physically assaultive, sexual offender, juvenile sexual offender, fire setting, human trafficking, animal cruelty, self-harm etc.
  9. Coordinate and supervise family meetings as needed for the clients and their families to encourage maintenance of family ties.
  10. Provide crisis intervention services as needed to the clients and direct care staff on a 24-hour basis, alternating on-call coverage with other program staff.
  11. Assist, substitute for, or help other staff when called upon to ensure safety and continuity of coverage and care or treatment of SOS clients.
  12. Conduct follow-up with Child Protective Investigator (CPI) to obtain information and forward to the service center
  13. Perform other professional duties/tasks that may be assigned by the Director of Case Management in order to enhance the safety, welfare, and treatment of SOS clients.
  • Must be able to work under tight schedules and possess the ability to handle pressure associated with deadlines.      
  • Must have own reliable transportation and the ability to obtain and show proof of insurance.
  • Must have an active and current Child Welfare Case Manager (CWCM) certification.
  • Must have the ability to work under pressure and maintain self-control in the face of hostility or provocation.
  • Must possess verbal and written communication skills.

Spanish speaking candidate highly preferred.