Contract Home Study Social Worker

Job Summary:

Living Hope Adoption Agency is seeking a part-time caseworker to conduct pre-adoption home studies and post-placement/adoption supervision in compliance with agency, Hague Convention and State of Florida adoption requirements in the Tallahassee, Sarasota and Miami areas of the State.

Work experience requirements:

At least two years professional experience in child welfare, preferably in the adoption field.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in human service field, along with proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel Outlook and PowerPoint, excellent writing skills, and professionalism a must. Candidates should possess the competency to multi-task with high attention to detail in a fast-paced environment. Applicant should demonstrate excellent clinical and assessment skills, along with strong communication skills. Driver’s License and reliable transportation required.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Conduct home studies for initially approved families according to agency expectations and procedures.

Provide post-placement and post-adoption supervision and reports during the designated supervisory period.

Answer routine inquiries from prospective adoptive families requiring home study and post adoption services in Florida.

Travel required within a three hour radius of your Florida location.

Document maintenance, including but not limited to: preparation; scanning; printing of home study/post-placement/adoption paperwork.

Interacts effectively with staff, visitors, clients and other agency/office components.

Assist with maintenance of the agency’s license to operate in the State of Florida.

Utilize effective time management to ensure all reports and documents are completed in a timely manner.

Consult regularly with Adoption Director regarding case progress.

This is a part-time, contract position. Compensation will be on a per case basis with mileage reimbursement included. Candidates should send resume to: