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Family Permanency Specialist

Nebraska Families Collaborative Scottsbluff, NE

Job Description

Are you looking for a great place to work with a flexible schedule, excellent benefits, competitive pay and a chance to make a difference? Nebraska Families Collaborative is a fast-paced organization that embraces change and has a huge sense of purpose. We are looking for individuals who are motivated, compassionate and enthusiastic about helping children and families.


Nebraska Families Collaborative works to make children and families safe and healthy while creating a thriving environment. We have an awesome benefits package, promote community involvement, wellness, cultural growth, training, opportunities to learn and grow, and above all – have some fun while we do it. The work we do is challenging and rewarding. We offer:

  • An engaging culture
  • On site Company Kitchen and free coffee
  • Wellness program
  • Comfortable office setting next to a park and walking trail
  • Employee recognitions
  • Quarterly off-site All Staff gatherings
  • Family Picnics, soup cook-offs, football party days
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Team atmosphere
  • Did I mention a great, comprehensive benefit package and competitive pay?

If you are forward thinking, creative with a strong sense of purpose, Nebraska Families Collaborative is the place for you.

Family Permanency Specialist

*Position located in Omaha, NE*

In the Family Permanency Specialist position you will assess and ensure child and youth safety, permanency, and well-being.  You will conduct face-to-face visits with children, youth and families.  You will be responsible for implementing and monitoring the established safety plan.  You will also organize and facilitate family team meetings focused on safety, permanency, and well-being.  You get to make a living by making a difference on our community.

Additional compensation for bilingual skills (Spanish speaking).


  • Bachelor's degree required.  Bachelor's degree in social work, human services, counseling, psychology, education, or criminal justice is considered.  A BSW is preferred.   Two years' experience in case management services preferred.
  • Knowledge and the ability to apply the principles and practices of direct case management including assessment, analyzing critical information, plan development and implementation.
  • Must demonstrate capacity to provide case management activities, be knowledgeable of, and comply with, statutes and policies which affect target population.
  • Must successfully complete case management training and complete periodic retraining as required.  Former CFS Specialists may complete a training waiver.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and meet required deadlines
  • Ability and desire to work with diverse populations.
  • Valid driver's license in good standing.
  • Must have valid auto liability insurance.
  • Ability to provide 24/7 on-call services to families on a rotational basis.
  • Willing to work flexible hours.

Learn more about the FPS position by watching the video:

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Details

Date Posted December 21, 2017
Date Closes January 20, 2018
Address Omaha, NE
Located In Scottsbluff, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $16.85 - $18.85
Hours Paid overtime and advancement opportunties are available through performance and level of education.
SOC Category 21-1021.00 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
Zipcode 68164

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • And More ...