Family & Children's Place
  • 27-Aug-2020 to 26-Oct-2020 (EST)
  • Child and Family Services-Kentucky
  • Louisville, KY, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

health, dental, vision, life insurance; 403b retirement plan; paid time off


Family & Children's Place is an equal opportunity employer and a private non-profit organization whose mission is to help end the trauma of sexual abuse for thousands of area children, keep families intact, help parents nurture new-borns despite major life-changing situations, and provide to children and family members the emotional support necessary to maintain family stability.  Each of these families is better positioned to contribute to a healthier overall community, thanks to Family & Children's Place services.  For more information on Family & Children's Place, please visit our website at EOE/M/F/D/V

Job Description

Family & Children's Place has a full-time opening for a child welfare specialist in the Child and Family Services Program. The Child Welfare Specialist is responsible for coordinating visitation services for children and their birth parents, foster parents, or caregivers and providing transportation for the visits. The position utilizes trauma-informed, culturally competent evidence based practices in its service delivery. Discusses behavioral observations and provides information, support and counselling to parents with regard to making successful visits. Extensive local travel is required, some in clients' homes or in agency's visitation rooms.  Remote work is possible in performance of some duties.  Twenty hours of direct/billable services per week will be required and reliable transportation, valid driver's license and  sufficient insurance coverage are necessary. Some evening work hours required at times.


Bachelor's degree in social work or related field is required; training and relevant experience  is  required.

Screening Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Child Abuse and Neglect check, pre-employment drug and TB screens. Position also requires reliable transportation, auto insurance and valid driver's license.

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