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Kinship Care Worker

Company: Professional Services Group, Inc.
Location: Racine
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Professional Services Group, Inc.Description:
PSG/CIP is a multi-service community-based social services organization that fulfills its mission of helping individuals and families to achieve their greatest potential through dynamic, cost effective and innovative programming responsive to the needs of diverse communities WHY WORK WITH PSG/CIP?Be part of a passionate team dedicated to making a difference in the community!Flexible hours and great work-life balanceMileage ReimbursementWork culture that values not only the health and well-being of the clients we serve, but also our staffOpportunities for advancement and professional developmentCompetitive benefits package, including: paid time off and company holidays; health, vision, dental, and life insurance; short term disability; 401k and profit sharing; and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Now offering employee-only health insurance coverage with no premium!JOB SUMMARY:The Kinship Care Worker is responsible for determining caregiver eligibility to join the Kinship Care program and monitoring clients' compliance with eligibility requirements.The Kinship Care program is designed to help support a child who resides outside of his or her own home, either temporarily or for the long term, by someone who is related to the child by family ties or by a significant prior relationship connection. Kinship Care supports the concept of children residing with a relative caregiver, rather than being placed in a foster home or other out-of-home placement. Professional Services Group conducts assessments of kinship cases where the children are living with relatives that are privately arranged by family members. LOCATION AND HOURS: Office is based at the Racine County Human Services Building, with flexibility to work hybrid/remote two days per week after six months of employment. Hybrid model of time spent at the office and out in the community completing home visits. Hours are typically Monday-Friday between 8:00am and 5:00pm with occasional evenings.SALARY: $18.00-20.00 per hourESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Process applications for Voluntary Kinship Care and Court Ordered Kinship Care, and determine caregiver eligibility to provide services in the program.Conduct reviews to determine continuation of kinship care payments to enrolled caregivers.Accurately enter information into State and County databases.Investigate and take appropriate action on client complaints.Process denial letters in a timely manner.Provide monthly reports to the Racine County Human Services Department.

Must possess valid driver's license, personal auto insurance, and reliable transportation on a daily basis.Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or other related field is preferred.Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran statusTags: community, mental health, social services, human services, social work, support, crisis, kids, children, youth, teens, therapy, multilingual, bilingual, behavior, impact, continuing education, development, growth, advancement, Racine county, case worker, case management, case manager, social worker, wraparound, community services, mentor, youth support, family support, foster care, kinship care, kinship specialistPI200378495

Keywords: Professional Services Group, Inc., Racine , Kinship Care Worker, Other , Racine, Wisconsin

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