Social Worker - Kindred Family Focus/Nexus - Metro, MN

  • Posted on: 9 October 2017
  • By: Amanda Loiacano

JOB TITLE: Social Worker
LOCATION: Metro
STATUS: Full-Time, 40 hours/week with great benefits


JOB DESCRIPTION:
Kindred Family Focus, a part of the Nexus family of treatment programs, has an exciting opportunity for a full–time Licensed Social Worker to join our team in the Minneapolis – St. Paul metro area.
Responsibilities include: supervising the placement and ongoing support of youth placed in foster homes, regular ongoing communication with families, recruiting new foster parents, re-licensing existing families, conducting foster care training, and maintaining appropriate documentation and files to support the services that are provided to families in Minnesota. At Kindred Family Focus, we offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package, along with a company culture that’s second to none!

Kindred Family Focus provides a continuum of services, from foster care to community-based services, to give children and families the tools they need to build successful relationships outside of treatment. We’re part of Nexus, a nationwide non-profit company providing supportive, values-driven treatment services dedicated to helping youth and their families. Changing one life changes everything! Join us in our mission to Strengthen Lives, Families, and Communities through our Cornerstone Values (Honesty, Responsibility, Courage, Care & Concern).

QUALIFICATIONS:
Requires a Bachelor's Degree preferably in Social Work, Psychology or Human/Social Services related field, a minimum of three years related experience in foster care or Human Services community based case work, working with youth and families. Requires a MN Social Work license (i.e. LSW). Valid MN Driver's license required. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently, exhibit a high degree of ethical conduct, integrity, and confidentiality, demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, and be able to interact with and appreciate people from diverse cultural, social, economic and religious backgrounds.

For consideration, please apply online at http://www.nexus.jobs or call 763-551-8640 and request an Employment Profile be mailed to you. Resumes NOT accepted. EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disab. When applying, please specifically identify whether your work experience has been with youth or adults.