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    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-582685
    • Job Location: Bronx, NY
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: July 12, 2017
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:Recruits, trains and facilitates certification of foster parents; ensures a good working relationship with parents by providing a valuable resource to families. Maintains professionalism in all areas including confidentiality.

FUNCTIONS:

  • Works with branch managers and director to anticipate host parent recruitment needs
  • Selects method of advertising, prepares and places recruitment advertisements in conjunction with agency marketing specialist
  • Recruits, trains, and facilitates certification of host parents. Training includes: PST, TST, MAPP, Mini MAPP.
  • Conducts initial and follow-up training of host parents
  • Serves as a resource and trouble-shooter to host families; maintains motivation and treatment participation of host parents, ensures a good working relationship with host parents
  • Attends weekly staff meetings
  • Monitors and submits all board rate paperwork
  • Enters all pertinent payment information in CCRS
  • Documents and tracks all certification of homes in Connections
  • Attends required trainings
  • Reads required books
  • Perform other duties as requested by immediate supervisor or the Chief Executive Officer.
  • Responsible for complying with rules and regulations governing access to Protected Health Information under HIPAA. Access to Protected Health Information is limited to the extent required to perform responsibilities effectively and efficiently. No access will be permitted unnecessarily. The essential job functions as described, herein, dictate the level of access, use, and disclosure of confidential information.

Experience and Skills:

  • Appropriate Bachelor’s Degree or 2 years’ experience or familiarity with foster parenting, preferably in a therapeutic foster care setting.
  • Background in an area relevant to the mental health field preferred
  • Experience in teaching or instructional presentations preferred
  • Development of a thorough understanding of an enthusiasm toward the UC/ORR model
  • Detail oriented, clerical aptitude
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to function well in a team setting
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to handle confidential material in a responsible manner
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to travel to other agency locations as required.
  • Vehicle required: Must be safe and dependable.

HOURS PER WEEK: Exempt

  • Regular hours entail 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Must be able to flex schedule to meet program needs.

Benefits

As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.