MATERNITY SOCIAL WORKER – BIRMINGHAM SERVICE AREA
Agape of Central Alabama is seeking a licensed social worker (LBSW, LMSW, or LICSW) to join our team to minister to expectant mothers who are in crisis. Individuals with social work degrees who have not obtained their license would be required to obtain their license within 6 months of employment.
This position provides non-directive counseling to expectant parents to help them make the best plan for their child. The position provides support to the expectant parent as she carries out her adoption plan or parenting plan and provides support after the birth of the child as well. This position also engages in outreach to community organizations, partner agencies and other ministries to make them aware of the services of Agape.
The ideal candidate will have experience in community based or in-home social work and crisis intervention. Be familiar with community resources, have strong verbal and written communication skills, and be able to establish and maintain appropriate boundaries. This position has on call responsibilities and requires a flexible schedule. The candidate needs to be proficient in multitasking and prioritizing needs and skilled in working with a diverse population. Clinical experience preferred.
We are recruiting for a full-time position but would be willing to discuss a part time option for a strong candidate. This position will provide services primarily in the Birmingham service areas with occasional responsibilities in other areas.
Agape of Central Alabama is a Christian foster care and adoption agency. As a ministry of Jesus Christ, our mission is that vulnerable children will find permanency in safe, nurturing families. All staff are expected to align with the values and mission of Agape – more information on this is below in the section Working At Agape.
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WORKING AT AGAPE:
Agape of Central Alabama is a Christian foster care and adoption agency. As a ministry of Jesus Christ, our mission is that vulnerable children will find permanency in safe, nurturing families. All staff are expected to align with the values and mission of Agape including our statement of faith and statement of affirmation.