Company: Lutheran Social Services
Location: Eau Claire
Posted on: November 17, 2022
Lutheran Social Services (LSS) is a private, non-profit, human
service agency providing a variety of services throughout Wisconsin
and Upper Michigan. Over the years, LSS has grown to become one of
the largest human service agencies in the two state area serving
more than 125,000 clients annually. We are looking for passionate,
mission-driven individuals like you to help provide services
including outpatient behavioral health management, international,
domestic and special needs adoptions, older adult services, support
services for children, youth and families, community corrections
programs and support services for adults with disabilities and/or
mental health concerns.
Motivated by the compassion of Christ, we help people improve the
quality of their lives. Does this describe your personal mission
statement? Are you motivated to serve by sharing your talents? If
you would like to help us achieve our mission, please apply for the
Lutheran Social Services of WI & Upper MI wants you to join the
team at Fahrman Center as a Case Manager. Fahrman Center is a
42-bed adult residential treatment facility that provides inpatient
addictions services for men and women as well as restorative
justice services for clients who are involved with various
correctional entities. This is a full time position.
Under direction, delivers professional level social work case
management services to individuals and families; and performs other
duties as required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and
may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as
management may deem necessary from time to time.
- Markets services and/or receives referrals of customers with a
variety of needs which require the application of professional
social work counseling skills to solve.
- Conducts assessments of customer needs through interviews,
collateral contacts and other investigations, develops a casework
plan with customers, and performs agreed upon and necessary
- Provides case management services, and coordinates the various
social, community, and mental health services received by
- Establishes and maintains effective public and working
relationships and collateral contacts.
- Maintains detailed case records, develops and prepares
statistical reports, makes recommendations concerning case
disposition, and testifies at hearings as required.
- Attends and participates in staff development programs,
including in-service training, staff meetings, and professional
- May provide consultation to other social work staff and
- May serve as a representative of the agency to interested
individuals, professionals, and community groups.
- May administer specialized programs within a community or the
- Participates as a member of a quality team and interacts with
primary, external, and internal customers of the agency in such a
way that the customer experiences increasing quality.
- Performs other duties as required.
- Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
- By being employed with LSS, which is a non-profit agency, you
can be eligible for loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan
- Loans are eligible to be forgiven after 10 years of on-time and
consistent payments through the income-based re-payment plan.
- Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
- Flex Spending for Dependent & Health Care
- Mileage reimbursement
- Paid Time Off
- 10 Paid Holidays
- Ability to Contribute to 403B
- LSS makes annual raises a priority for employees
- Employee Assistance Program
- Service Awards and Recognition
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Upon offer, candidates must successfully complete the
necessary background, caregiver, medical and any other checks
required, according to program requirements. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor's degree in social work, sociology, psychology or
related field or an equivalent combination of education and/or
experience is required. May be dependent upon COA and/or
- In addition to the above, two (2) years of professional work
- Comprehensive knowledge of counseling and casework principles
- Considerable knowledge of welfare, health, mental health, and
- Considerable knowledge of the federal, state, and local rules
and regulations governing the delivery of social services.
- Considerable knowledge of human behavior, dynamics of groups,
interpersonal relations, and social interaction.
- Considerable knowledge of social problems and their effects on
- Ability to provide professional social work treatment to
- Ability to organize and plan work effectively.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective public and working
- Ability to prepare and present detailed and complex
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
- Must have a valid driver's license and have reliable
transportation to perform the essential duties of the role; a motor
vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record per the LSS
Driver Safety Procedure is required, and ability to meet LSS auto
- State Certified Social Worker (CSW), Certified Professional
Counselor (CPC), or other applicable state certification is
TRAVEL: Ability to travel on day trips as required up to 80%. Some
overnight travel may be required.
LSS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any
other characteristic protected by federal, state or local
EducationBachelor Degree of Hum. Serv. or Related Field
Licenses & CertificationsDriver's License (required)
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner
discriminate against employees or applicants because they have
inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of
another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise
have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is
(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance
of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR
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