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Social Worker – $5,000 Sign-on Bonus

Sign-On Bonus: We are offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus to the candidate who fills this role! The first $2,500 will be paid on the first check after employment begins and the second $2,500 will be paid out after completing one year of service.

JOB SUMMARY

The Social Worker serves young children with Developmental Disabilities in the home, and community settings ages 0-5. This individual must have a genuine interest in working with children and their families.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (RESPONSIBILITIES):

  • Conducts intakes, gathers social histories, and coordinates community resources for families.
  • Participates in the IFSP/IEP Team.
  • Conducts developmental assessments.
  • Provides genuine caring for children and families.
  • Works with the transdisciplinary team to achieve the educational and developmental goals of the child.
  • Maintains records as required.
  • Completes required tasks in a timely manner.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work required.
  • Current Kansas Licensure, BSRB license
  • Prior experience working with children with special needs preferred.

 

SKILLS:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment.
  • Works effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work effectively with parents, children, public, and other professionals.
  • Ability to perform work tasks within the physical demand requirements as outlined below.

 

 

FLSA CLASSIFICATION: Exempt

 

WORK PACE: Self-paced, requiring the ability to think and act quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced, demanding work environment.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: This position operates in homes, and community settings as needed.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

May require frequent extended work days.  Requires some travel between RUI sites, family homes, and other community agencies.

 

Sitting:          6 – 7 hours in an 8-hour work shift; may occasionally alternate to standing or walking.

Standing:      1 – 2 hours in an 8-hour work shift.  Alternates to sitting on a frequent basis

Walking:       1/2 – 1 hour in an 8-hour work shift.

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FREQUENCY:  Never = 0%    Rarely = 1 – 10%     Occasionally = 11 – 33%     Frequently = 34 – 66%     Continuously = 67 + %

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LIFTING:

WEIGHT                         FREQUENCY                           OBJECTS

1 – 10 lbs.                       Frequently                                Books, supplies and files.

11 – 20 lbs.                     Occasionally                             File boxes and copy supplies

20 – 35 lbs.                     Rarely                                       Equipment and boxes of supplies.

 

CARRYING:

WEIGHT                        FREQUENCY                            OBJECTS

1 – 10 lbs.                       Frequently                                 Books, supplies and files.

11 – 20 lbs.                     Rarely                                        File boxes and copy supplies

20 – 35 lbs.                     Rarely                                        Equipment

Bending:                         Rarely

Squatting:                       Rarely

Kneeling:                        Rarely

Climbing:                        Rarely – stairs (Frequently for multi-level facilities)

Grasping:                        Frequently

Reaching:                       Occasionally

Fine Manipulation:          Continuously

Driving:                           Occasionally

All Openings:

EOE STATEMENT

Rainbows United, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Rainbows United, Inc., from recruitment through employment and promotion, training and work assignments, to provide equal opportunity at all times without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other basis protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws.

E-VERIFY STATEMENT

Rainbows United, Inc. participates in E-Verify. We will provide the federal government with each new employee’s Form I-9 information to confirm work authorization.