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  • Job Summary:

    This is a professional position responsible for providing support to the licensing/relicensing staff and licensing/relicensing of foster family homes. 

  • Essential Functions:

    • Establish and maintain positive working relationship with HFC partners and demonstrate strong communications skills
    • Provide ongoing support to licensing/relicensing staff and foster homes as needed
    • Provide education and awareness of the dependency system process to the foster caregivers
    • Assist with referrals for service for the foster home and foster caregivers
    • Participate in the following meetings: quarterly meetings with licensing and STFC providers, weekly placements/licensing match meetings, monthly TLC Foster Home and Caregiver Advisory Council meetings
    • Facilitate and manage HUB foster homes
    • Complete submission of licensing/relicensing files for accuracy and compliance, and ensure timely tracking and submission to the regional licensing office
    • Perform special projects as assigned

  • Qualifications Required:

    Bachelors degree in Social Work or related field.  Florida Child Welfare Certification required.

  • Qualifications Preferred:

    Experience working in child welfare and foster home licensing is required preferred.

  • Physical Requirements:

  • Benefits:

    Excellent benefits package with tuition assistance, domestic partner coverage, retirement and generous paid time off.  

  • Additional Information:

    Drug free workplace.  Drug testing required.  EOE/M/F/D/V.  

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