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BHIS Social Worker

Posted: 06/23/2024

****LSI IS CURRENTLY OFFERING A SIGN ON BONUS FOR THIS POSITION!!!!**** If you have a passion for making a positive change in your community, Lutheran Services in Iowa is looking for you. LSI is seeking a dedicated, compassionate, full-time Social Worker for our Behavioral Health Intervention Services to serve Waterloo, Iowa and surrounding areas. The person in this role is critical to empowering the children and families we serve toward success. The person in this role would work with our families on afternoon and evening hours. Flexible schedule, travel is required as families are seen in their home environments. LSI will reimburse you for mileage. DUTIES Our Social Worker will provide skill-based interventions to address the behavioral needs of Iowa children and parents that accompany a mental illness diagnosis. The person in this role is responsible for building the behavioral skills they need to thrive in their home and in their community. In addition, this role will: Provide ongoing assessment to families Develop and make changes to the implementation plan based on a child or family's individual situation Evaluate a child or family's progress The person in this role would work with our families on weekends and during evening hours in the Dubuque area. Travel is required, as families are seen in their homes, an office, or other community settings. LSI will reimburse you for mileage, and we offer flexible scheduling. SALARY AND BENEFITS On top of being a family of caring teammates, LSI also offers a competitive salary and benefit package, including a 401(k), paid time off, and health, dental, life, and vision insurance. QUALIFICATIONS Qualified applicants for this role must have one of the following: A bachelor's degree in social work or a human service-related field, plus one year of full-time equivalent human service experience. Twenty hours of child mental health training may be substituted for experience. A bachelor's degree in a non-human service related field, plus two years of full-time equivalent human service experience. Thirty hours of child mental health training may be substituted for experience. Preferred applicants will meet the following qualifications: A Master's or Bachelor's degree in Social Work or a human services related field, plus one year of full-time equivalent child mental health services experience A Bachelor's degree in a non-human services related field, plus two years of full-time equivalent child mental health services experience A qualifying degree and completion of 20 hours of child mental health training Acceptable human service degrees include Psychology, Sociology, Counseling, and Human Services or Development. LSI strives to empower Iowa kids and adults in their own language. While most of our LSI teammates speak English on a daily basis in the office, we can better serve our Spanish-speaking families by using their first language during home visits. Bilingual applicants are strongly encouraged! This position requires a valid driver's license, auto insurance, a good driving record, and the ability to pass an extensive background check, including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, the Sex Offender registry, and the criminal history check. Who We Are: LSI is an equal opportunity employer. At LSI we respect diverse life experiences, cultures and heritages, and strive to provide that all voices are heard and valued. You can learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion at https://lsiowa.org/who-we-are/ Ready for the most challenging and exciting adventure of your life? Join our LSI team today! "I come to work each day ready to empower our families as they become the best versions of themselves. That's what our LSI family is all about." -Amy, LSI Service Coordinator For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. https://lsiowa.applicantpool.com/jobs/1113928-31683.html

Type of Employment: Full-Time