Homeward Bound Lead Social Worker

Apply for the position, Homeward Bound Lead Social Worker, with High Plains Mental Health Center today or contact Savannah Stipe for more information. Posted Mar 13, 2023.

High Plains Mental Health Center currently has a full-time position opening for the Homeward Bound Lead Social Worker.
Salary: $24.04 per hour

The work location can be flexible, within any of our Branch Office locations; Hays, Colby, Goodland, Norton, Phillipsburg, or Osborne. Please call the Human Resources Department, if you have any questions regarding the work location.

New employees will receive a $325 sign-on bonus following successful completion of their 90-day orientation period.

Extensive Benefits Package!

  • Excellent Paid Time Off (24 days per year),
  • Extended illness time (6 days a year)
  • +7 Paid Holidays
  • KPERS Plan (Kansas Public Retirement System)
  • 403 B w/ match after 1 year of employment
  • State Employee Health Plan Insurance (BCBS)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Aflac Supplement Policy Options
  • Friendly Work Environment and a Great Team!

  • Must have a Bachelors in Social Work (LBSW), or a license to practice social work in the State of Kansas.
  • Prefer at lease 1 year of foster care experience in licensing and providing support to foster parents.
  • A working knowledge of the child welfare system.
  • Valid Kansas Driver's License with good driving record
  • Must be able to successfully pass intensive background checks. (KBI, DCF Child Abuse Check, Adult Abuse Registry, & Motor Vehicle screen)

Summary Description:
  • Provide leadership for the Homeward Bound program which serves eligible youth with emotional/behavioral disturbance through the provision of Short Term Respite and related services delivered in a network of licensed resource homes.
  • Provide resource homes with ongoing support, education, and training to ensure competency in compliance with agency and state policies.
  • Assist homes with license renewals, tracking CEU’s, and ensuring completion of all required trainings.
  • Coordinate with treatment teams to assess youth/family strengths and needs and facilitate selection of the most appropriate matches for the child and resource home
  • Maintain small caseload of youth/families and delivers full array of psychosocial rehabilitation services as per individualized treatment plan
  • Assist in the provision of on-call supports to resource homes while a youth is placed in their home.
  • Training will be provided - High Plains strives to help their employees succeed!

Do you share these goals?

Send the following to [email protected];
  • Letter of interest
  • Resume
  • 3 professional references
  • College Transcripts
  • KS BSRB Licensure

We encourage you to "Apply Now"! 

High Plains Mental Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. 
Homeward Bound Lead Social Worker
Full Time
Savannah Stipe
Mar 13, 2023
Feb 7, 2024
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