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St. John's Lutheran Ministries C.A.R.E.S. Social Worker - Full-Time in Billings, Montana

Monday Friday 8am 5pm with some evening and weekend hours SUMMARY: The Care Coordinator will follow the Wraparound process to provide care coordination to identified children, youth their families. The C.A.R.E.S. Wraparound model is a strengths-based, family driven diversion program designed to divert youth and families from the child welfare system, juvenile justice system or residential care. Essential Duties and Responsibilities * Facilitate Family Team Conferences and follow the Wraparound process to manage caseload * Build relationships with family members, providers and the community * Promote family voice and choice in work with families and community providers * Practice trauma informed care * Complete all necessary documentation to ensure Wraparound model is followed with fidelity * Perform other incidental or related duties as assigned REQUIREMENTS EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: * Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field * Knowledge of mental health systems of care and support services in Yellowstone County * 2 years of experience working with children, youth and families that have complex needs and are multi-system involved KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: * Excellent written and verbal communication interpersonal skills * Demonstrate cultural competence sensitivity to population served * Proven ability to work with diverse groups and build strong partnerships * Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of St. John’s United * Proficient in the use of computers and Microsoft office programs and virtual web platforms TRAVEL/OTHER: * Candidate must have valid driver’s license, proof of current insurance and be able to drive throughout the state of MT. Other national travel may be required. * Must be able to pass a thorough background screening upon hire. * Some occasional evening and weekend hours required PHYSICAL DEMANDS: * Requires minimal lifting functions * Requires moderate bending, standing and reaching activities WORKING CONDITIONS: * Normal office setting. No hazardous material exposure * This position requires the ability to function independently in performing assigned duties The examples of essential job functions identify the major duties and requirements for the performance of this job and do not identify all duties, responsibilities and requirements performed by positions in this class.