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General Foster Care Supervisor

A Second Chance, Inc | Philadelphia PA 19125 USA | Full Time | Posted: 12/17/2012

Job Descriptiontop

Educational Requirements
A Master’s Degree in Social Work or other human service discipline (sociology, psychology, counseling, criminal justice, education, divinity, or public health administration) as per DHS contract requirement;

Work Experience Requirements
Must have at least three years of direct experience with children/families in either a job related or volunteer capacity.

Supervisory Requirements
Previous supervisory/management experience preferred.

Job Status
Full-time Permanent; Exempt

Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; must demonstrate leadership skills and qualities; must possess the knowledge of foster care services and client/family needs; must possess excellent clinical skills and ability to respond to crisis using clinical judgment.

 To be directly responsible for the supervision of assigned casework staff;
 To review all documentation related to the specific casework tasks; specifically including review of quarterly reports, ISPs, structured case notes and safety assessments.
 To interface with client and management staff regarding client specific issues;
 To prepare written reports to the Vice President and the Executive Team on designated subjects as requested;
 To gather monthly statistical data on client information, performance outcomes, etc; and develop and implement plans to address deficiencies within the department
 Ensure that all staff are completing reports and safety assessments as reflected in the GFC tracking system. Monitor and evaluate effectiveness of the tracking system.
 To interface with the fiscal department to address client issues; such as board payments to foster parents.
 To develop and administer of appropriate program policies and procedures for maximum success of foster care services;
 Conduct ongoing internal audits on all general foster care files including open foster homes, active child cases and aftercare cases.
 Attend necessary provider meetings with DHS regarding Performance Based Contracting
 To establish and implement program protocols specific to DPW and DHS requirements;
 Identify and establish collaborative relationships with community resources and stakeholders, and when possible, facilitate Memorandums of Understanding for those collaborative relationships.
 Other duties as assigned.

* Registered and insured vehicle
* Certificate of Insurance for vehicle
* Valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License
* City/County travel
* Current Act 33 and State Police Clearances
* Available to work flexible schedule
* Carry cell phone/pager

Job Detailstop

Location Philadelphia, PA, 19125, United States
Annual Salary $40,000.00 - $40,000.00/Yearly
Travel Required 5% of the time
Categories Children's Services, Human Services, Social Work/ Services, Youth Services
Function Social Work/Counseling
Experience Years 3 yrs
Pref Major Social Work
Pref Degree Masters

Location Maptop

Contact Informationtop

Contact Name Jennifer Hodle
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