Fost-Adopt Social Worker MSW (Palmdale, CA)

Note: MSW degree required. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred. Bilingual candidates nearing graduation with a MSW degree are encouraged to apply.

Koinonia Family Services is looking for a qualified individual to work as a full-time Fost-Adopt Social Worker in our Palmdale office. We are looking for someone who lives in/near Palmdale, and another person who lives in/near Santa Clarita/Newhall to service children and families in that area. The position requires a Master’s degree in social work (required). Bi-lingual in English/Spanish strongly preferred. Responsibilities include social work and case management of children in fost-adopt placement; providing support services to resource parents; writing S.A.F.E. adoption home studies for Koinonia certified resource families who are adopting foster children placed in their homes; writing home studies for county-referred families, and providing on-going case management and services for children in approved adoption placement, including post-adoption services. See the job posting on the Koinonia website for a more detailed description of the job duties and other information.

The work schedule is regular business hours, Monday-Friday, with some occasional early evening and weekend work. The position requires driving up to 1 hour (and sometimes more) to complete home studies. The salary range begins at $40,035 annual salary (negotiable based upon education and experience). Koinonia offers a rich benefit package, with a very low employee contribution level. Benefits include employee and dependent group health insurance (medical, dental and vision), life insurance, 401k, paid time off, paid holidays, and supervision toward LCSW licensure. Koinonia’s group health plans are compliant with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and meet all of the requirements for the “individual mandate.” All individuals enrolled on Koinonia’s group health plan will satisfy the requirements of the ACA.

Koinonia Family Services is a foster care and adoptions agency that has served children and families for 30+ years. We have approximately 200 staff, over 450 foster families and over 600 clients in our various programs. Koinonia has about 30 offices located throughout California and Nevada, and we are one of California’s and Nevada’s leading foster family and adoption agencies.

TO APPLY…Please visit our website at Click on the job titled “Fost-Adopt Social Worker MSW – Palmdale” and follow the instructions at the bottom of the job posting to apply. Koinonia is an equal opportunity employer.

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