This position is hybrid remote but requires candidates to be located in one of the following counties: McDowell, Yancy, Watauga, Mitchell, Avery and Caldwell.
Manages all supervision and support services for foster parents; performs case management tasks for children placed in foster care; participates in pre-service and in-service training in order to provide families with adequate training; maintains flexible work schedule to include on-call coverage 24/7/365; approves and schedules contact between foster parents and all internal/external parties according to each child's individual case plan; maintains foster parent files; schedules, communicates, and coordinates multi-disciplinary case plan reviews, including Child and Family Team meetings.
Directly supervises all foster family members. Supervision is carried out in accordance with the agency's policies, procedures and applicable regulations and laws
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Must be Qualified Mental Health Professional. B.A or B.S. in Social Work or a related human service field preferred. Two to three years' experience in foster care and one year in behavioral healthcare preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid NC or SC Driver's License required. QMHP preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.