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Family Permanency Specialist

PromiseShip Grand Island, 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? PromiseShip 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.


PromiseShip 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
  • Bellevue University Tuition Assistance Program
  • Wellness program including onsite dog therapy and healthy eating lunch & learns
  • Comfortable office setting next to a park and walking trail
  • Onsite dog therapy
  • Employee recognitions
  • Quarterly off-site All Staff gatherings
  • Family Picnics, soup cook-offs, football party days
  • Training and development opportunities (i.e. time management, conflict resolution and financial planning)
  • 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, PromiseShip is the place for you.


Family Permanency Specialist

*Position located in Omaha, NE and Bellevue, NE*


PromiseShip is currently seeking enthusiastic, skilled individuals who have the heart and desire to help children and families. 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 also be responsible for implementing and monitoring the established safety plan as well as organize/facilitate family team meetings focused on safety, permanency, and well-being. PromiseShip is a progressive organization that embraces a solution-focused culture. We aim to not only recognize talent but also passion and drive. We are seeking individuals who are forward thinking and creative with a strong sense of purpose and will focus on promoting our mission, vision and values.

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 Bachelor's in Social Work is preferred not required.
  • Two years' experience in case management services or social work 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:


Learn more about the impact PromiseShip has on the families we serve:


This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. PromiseShip is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.  To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at (402)492-2500.

Job Details

Date Posted July 1, 2019
Date Closes July 31, 2019
Address Omaha, NE
Located In Grand Island, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $16.85 - $18.85
Hours 40 hours per week; Paid overtime and advancement opportunties are available through performance and level of education.
Positions Available 10
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
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