Permanency Family Support Worker
at KVC Health Systems

Date Posted: 5/18/2019

Job Description

KVC Kansas is looking for energetic, positive, caring professionals to join our team. If you are looking for a rewarding career and a compassionate, flexible work environment – KVC is the place for you!

People matter, and that’s why we exist. By providing in-home family support, therapeutic services, foster care and adoption case management, substance abuse treatment and psychiatric care, KVC touches the lives of over 60,000 children and families each year.

The Family Support Worker will:

  • assist in the continued goals of the organization to build a child welfare system that is safe, secure, and family centered. KVC relies heavily on community connections and evidence-based practice to provide outstanding care to children and families.
  • provide direct services to children and families to assist fellow Case Managers, Therapists and Supervisors within the team including researching community resources for families, participating in case planning conferences, and being a positive role model for families.
  • demonstrate experience in working with children and families, superior organization and time management skills and professionalism.
  • monitor, correct, and update the data input of team members to ensure continuous data improvement and compliance with state and federal regulatory agencies. Strong computer skills are necessary to maintain documentation in KVC’s proprietary software

Due to the unique needs of the families we serve, this role does not have a predictable schedule. KVC staff have the flexibility to manage their own time to create a positive work-life balance, but there will be evening and weekend work required as well as significant travel time to visit families in their homes.  Mileage reimbursement is provided for all company travel.

KVC provides a competitive compensation and benefit package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans; nine paid holidays with additional paid time off; 403(b) employee contribution retirement plan and profit sharing plan.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma with 2 years’ experience working with children and families OR,
  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, family studies, human services or other related discipline is highly preferred.
  • Qualified applicants must be at least 21 years of age or older, have a valid driver's license and car insurance.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Kansas City, KS
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted: 5/18/2019

About Us

Each year, we touch the lives of more than 60,000 children and families.

Since our origin in 1970, KVC Health Systems Inc., (KVC) has grown to become a national presence in the field of human services. As a nonprofit corporation and parent company to six subsidiaries, we provide medical and behavioral health care, social services and education to children and families. Currently, we are looking for dedicated and dynamic professionals interested in making a difference to join our team.

At KVC, we are committed to using family-centered, culturally-informed and evidence-based practices to heal children and their families. While we currently provide care to children and families in five states, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska and West Virginia; each has its own unique set of service offerings. Our vision is to provide leadership in behavioral healthcare, social services and professional education through the provision of service delivery models with proven quality and fiscal accountability. We're proud to offer one of the most extensive networks of child and family services, including foster family care, adoption services, in-home family therapy, outpatient behavioral healthcare, children's psychiatric hospitals, and training and education.

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