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Foster Care Supervisor
- Lawton, Oklahoma
- Job Type
- 5 Aug 2022
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This position has remote capabilities for those that live in or around the Lawton area
Foster Care Supervisor
TFI Oklahoma is a private not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides experience, compassion, quality services and care for the children and families. We hold Foster Care Recruitment Contracts with the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) throughout most of the State of Oklahoma. As a partner, with DHS, we help support families throughout the foster care approval process, during placement and care of children in their homes, and help provide an understanding of the child welfare system.
Master s degree in social work with at least one year of full-time equivalent experience in children s serves required; or a master s degree in a behavioral or social science or a related field with at least two years of full-time experience in children s services; or doctorate in behavioral or social science or related field and one year experience in children s services.
Company paid Life insurance
20 days of personal leave in first year of employment; 25 days after completion of year one
11 paid holidays
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Program
The Family Initiative, Inc. is the parent company providing services in Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas. We provide service to these areas through our affiliates: TFI Family Connections in Oklahoma and Texas Family Initiative in Texas. Pathway Family Services is an affiliate in Kansas offering additional services to youth and families. Mainstream Nonprofit Solutions is an affiliate supporting the TFI Family of Companies and other Nonprofits.
As a Foster Care Supervisor, you will supervise the Foster Care Services staff assigned. Promote the well-being of children in the Foster Care Services Program, participates in staff meetings and trainings and coordinates with staff from other agencies involved in providing Foster Care Services. Performs the following duties directly or through subordinates.
Supervises the Foster Care Services Workers assigned to the region. Provides administrative expertise as required.
Ensures the accuracy, content and completeness of child case/family files.
Participates in the planning, programming and budgeting of the Foster Care Services Program.
Participates in the development of short, intermediate and long-range plans and goals for the Foster Care Services Program.
Participates in the development of Foster Care Services Policies and Procedures.
Assists in the recruitment, training, and certification of care providers. Familiar with and/or have the ability to train in state approved foster parent pre-service training.
Maintains a close working relationship with public and private agencies involved in providing foster care services and/or support.
Conducts home visits and attends case planning conferences, when necessary, at required intervals.
Provides family support an in home visitation services.
Ensures 24 hour, on-call support is provided for regional care providers. Provides crisis intervention as required.
Coordinates community resources for the benefit of children served by the Foster Care Services Program.
Coordinates with intake staff on the placement of children in need of care and emergency placements.
Manages a caseload of Foster Care Services placements, as needed.
Ensures children are placed in properly trained and licensed homes.
Completes documentation and forwards reports containing descriptive, analytical and evaluative content.
Coordinates with the Agency s licensing and training staff to ensure regulatory compliance by care providers.
Coordinates staff from external public and private agencies, on the delivery of services to children and families.
Develops and implements procedures and controls to promote accurate and timely information flow.
Refrains from assuming any duty that is unrelated to and/or interferes with the responsibilities of the position.
Provides regular supervision and professional development of Agency employees.
Advocates, promotes and practices cultural sensitivity and responsiveness in all day-to-day interactions.
Develops, promotes, and practices teamwork in all activities.
Conducts program orientation and on-the-job training of staff assigned.
Provides information to the responsible agency on all matters related to the child/family.
If you want to make a difference in a child s life, join our team today!
TFI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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- Job Reference: 678535418-2
- Date Posted: 5 August 2022
- Recruiter: TFI Family Connections LLC
- Location: Lawton, Oklahoma
- Salary: On Application
- Job Type: Permanent