Re-Licensing Specialist

  • Closing Date:

    1/13/2019

  • Job Summary:

    This is a professional position responsible for the re-licensing of foster family homes, providing support to new/existing parent/families, providing resources and training opportunities. 

  • Essential Functions:

    • Establish and maintain positive working relationship with HFC partners
    • Monitor the ongoing development of  child resource records and Medication Administration Record
    • Follow-up and monitor progress towards completion of Partnership Development Plans
    • Carry caseload of Foster Families
    • Review final re-licensing packets for accuracy and compliance with licensing regulations
    • Complete monthly, bi-monthly and quarterly home visits
    • Complete home visit log with appropriate updates
    • Attend trainings or retention activities for foster parents
    • Conduct re-licensure home studies and secure signatures as required within the specified time frames
    • Monitor completion of training requirements for foster families
    • Complete closure summaries and other documentation as required within the specified time frames
    • Provide ongoing support, resource and referral information to foster families to provide placement stability
    • Participate in recruitment activities
    • Assure all background screening requirements are completed in a timely manner
    • Assist and support foster parents in the investigation of allegations of abuse and neglect involving Foster Homes
    • Attend Institutional Staffings
    • Participate in In-Service Training
    • Provide appropriate documentation
    • Submit Re-licensing packets timely
    • Participate in staffings involving foster homes and service providers
    • Track and monitor waivers
    • Complete special projects as assigned within designated time frames
    • Perform special projects as assigned

  • Qualifications Required:

    • Bachelors degree in Social Work or related field
    • Florida Child Welfare Certification requried.
    • Two years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families 

  • Qualifications Preferred:

    • Experience in Licensing is strongly preferred.

  • Physical Requirements:

  • Benefits:

    We offer excellent benefits package with tuition assistance, domestic partner coverage, retirement and generous paid time off.  Drug free workplace.  Drug testing req. EOE/M/F/D/V.

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