KidsFirst Adoption Services is seeking a motivated, passionate person for an Adoption Social Worker position. This is a contract position in which the individual will provide home study and post adoption services for domestic and international adoptions. It is an hourly position and hours will vary each week depending on the number of home study and post adoption reports the individual is working on.  Interested individuals should submit a resume to info@kidsfirstadoption.com.

 Duties:

  • Attend weekly staff meetings in the KidsFirst office

  • Attend quarterly staff meetings

  • Complete the home study process (psycho social assessment) with prospective adoptive families which includes office meetings and home visits

  • Conduct background checks and review information pertaining to the prospective adoptive parents

  • Assess the parents’ readiness to adopt

  • Complete post adoption services with adoptive families which includes home visits

  • Write home study and post adoption reports

  • Communicate with adoption agencies and other third parties in order to complete the reports

  • Keep appropriate records according to the agency and state licensing standards

  • Educate adoptive families regarding the adoption process, parenting, child development, and post adoption matters

  • Refer families to counseling and other appropriate resources as needed

  • Other duties as assigned

 Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in social work or a related field

  • Valid driver’s license ability to conduct home visits throughout the State

  • Experience in foster care, child welfare system, or adoption

  • Individual must be detail oriented with exceptional writing skills

  • Required to complete agency’s training and background checks

  • Ability to establish appropriate boundaries with clients

  • Empathy, honesty, and professionalism

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AuthorSteven Pecar