Job Opening: Bilingual Spanish/English Social Worker - Houston, TX

Company
General Dynamics Information Technology
Location
Home Office (TXHOME), TX
Posted on
November 1, 2023

Req ID: RQ161025

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: Other

Job Family: Functional Experts

Skills:

Child Welfare,Juvenile Justice,Social Work

Experience:

5 + years of related experience

Job Description:

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that's important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can't turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Bilingual Case Coordinator joining our team to support project activities in the Houston, Texas area.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Thoroughly reviews, assesses, and completes third party release recommendations related to family reunification options.

  • Visits care provider sites to conduct weekly staffing reviews.

  • Confers weekly with customer staff and direct care providers to discuss cases employing perspectives from child welfare, juvenile justice, and mental health in adherence with policy.

  • Writes reports on progress and tracking/elevating issues related to program trends.

  • Assists care providers to recognize potential victims of trafficking.

  • Provides technical assistance to grantees related to policies and procedures.

Location:

  • This position is physically based in the Houston, Texas area. While you may work from home, you will be handling cases in the Houston, Texas and surrounding areas, and remotely dependent on need.

Job Requirements:

  • MA/MS in Social Work or a social science related discipline +2 years postgraduate child welfare experience, or +3 years of post-undergraduate child welfare experience, or

  • BA/BS in Social Work or a social science related discipline and +5 years of post-degree demonstrated child welfare experience, or

  • BA/BS in a non-social science related discipline and +7 years of post-degree child welfare experience

  • Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish (will be tested)

  • Prior experience working with immigrant youth and families is highly preferred (case management, psycho-social assessments, direct mental health therapy, etc.). Juvenile justice experience can be a differentiator.

  • Position requires fingerprint background checks and child abuse / neglect checks.

  • Position requires a Tier 2 Public Trust investigation.

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

We connect people with the most impactful client missions, creating an unparalleled work experience that allows them to see their impact every day. We create opportunities for our people to lead and learn simultaneously. From securing our nation’s most sensitive systems, to enabling digital transformation and cloud adoption, our people are the ones who make change real.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 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, or any other protected class.

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