Treatment Foster Care Worker

Organization: Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Location: Madison, WI

Job Description

The Treatment Foster Care Worker position provides direct service to children within the designated area. The TFC Social Worker provides treatment foster care services to Children’s Service Society clients and team members as delineated by DCF 56 and in a manner consistent with accepted social work practices and agency program definitions. The children referred to the program may present as emotionally disturbed, medically fragile, developmentally delayed, or delinquent children or adolescents. Attention to permanency planning and providing stable home environments to the child is essential.

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field preferred, OR a bachelor’s degree in Social Work with two years post degree experience.
  • State of Wisconsin certification, training certificate or temporary license or certification required as social worker, advanced practice social worker, independent social worker, clinical social worker, marriage and family therapist or professional counselor certificate or license.
  • Requires a valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record, personal auto liability insurance coverage and the ability to be insured by the CHHS auto insurance carrier . Must use personal vehicle to transport children, complete in-house car seat transporter training within one month of hire and re-train biannually thereafter to maintain.
  • Child welfare experience desired.

Experience working with families of diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds strongly preferred.
A working knowledge of child development and issues facing special needs children is required. Clinical Social Work skills.
Ability to facilitate and work as a member of a treatment team.
Ability to maintain positive working relationships with referral source and community organizations.
The position requires good written skills and good verbal communication skills. Strong computer skills.

Organizational Information

At Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, we believe kids deserve the best.

Every child deserves a safe and loving home. When parents are unable to provide this on their own, intervention is needed to ensure these children are free of abuse and neglect.

We provide child well-being services to help children live in a safe and nurturing environment. We provide services to   parents needing education and guidance to improve their parenting skills so their children can remain with them.  We also provide services to children who are placed with foster families until they can return home or become part of an adoptive family.

Our experienced professionals provide the following services to families in Milwaukee County and at locations throughout Wisconsin.

  • Foster Care
  • Treatment Foster Care
  • Adoption
  • Respite Care
  • Child Advocacy Centers
  • Family Case Management
  • Family Finding

We offer a wide variety of rewarding career opportunities and are seeking individuals dedicated to helping us achieve our vision of the healthiest kids in the country. If you want to work for an organization that makes a difference for children and families, and encourages you to be at your best every day, please apply today.

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