Coordinator of Recruitment Licensing and Training 0331-1545
Baltimore | Maryland, United States
Under the supervision of the Executive Director, performs administrative duties in
planning and implementing a program of recruitment of foster families; conducting licensing studies of prospective and licensed foster family homes; and designing, arranging and coordinating programs of pre-service and ongoing training for staff and foster caregivers. Plans, coordinates, and directs personnel training and staff development programs for foster care givers by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be Assigned:
Confers with Case Managers and Director to determine training needs of foster parents.
Designs and implements a regular ongoing program of activities to recruit appropriate
prospective foster parents within the targeted area in collaboration with community
institutions and services.
Recruitment and development of homes for individual children with specific care needs.
Maintains records and data on all recruitment activities. Compiles data and analyzes past and current year training requirements for foster care givers to prepare budgets and justify funds requested.
Conducts licensing studies and makes recommendations to the Department regarding the issuance or denial of initial license/permit on behalf of applicants for foster family home licensure through Neighbor to Family, in accordance with all applicable statutes, rules, and procedures.
Conducts licensing studies and makes recommendations to the Department regarding the foster family home licenses and revocation of licenses when warranted on behalf of foster family homes supervised by NTF in accordance with all applicable statutes, rules, and procedures.
Monitors the application of licensing standards to the individual care of specific
As mandated reporter of child abuse and neglect, ensures that suspected cases of abuse are immediately reported to the DCF State Central Register and to the Director.
Investigates complaints of allegations of noncompliance with licensing rules and where
applicable, develops corrective action plans to ensure that compliance is achieved and
maintained. This includes interviewing resident children about allegations and monitoring
foster parent compliance with corrective action plans.
Provides consultation to assist foster family home applicants/licensees in meeting and
maintaining licensing requirements and in achieving programs of excellence.
Designs, arranges and coordinates programs of pre-service and on-going training for staff and foster care givers. This includes planning coordinating and/or implementing training on the individual care of specific children.
Foster Parent re-licensing requirements: Submit copy to Director for approval prior to
Conducts interim monitoring/compliance visits, quarterly, at minimum. To foster family
homes supervised by NTF to ensure continuing compliance with applicable statutes, rules, and procedures.
Maintains records and prepares monthly licensing reports to program director.
Keeps informed on new developments, methods, and techniques in the licensing training
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage and provide supervision to licensing staff.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Neighbor to Family policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees planning, assigning and complaints and resolving problems.
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. Submission and clearance of a background check.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s Degree in social work or related human services field. Experience in substitute care, foster parent recruitment and training. Three years of administrative experience, preferably in child welfare services.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of employees, managers, clients, and the general public.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Valid driver’s license for state employed, appropriate insurance.
Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test.
Must submit to and pass random drug tests during employment.
Must submit to and pass a background check.
Must complete 20 hours of staff development.
CULTURAL COMPETENCY: Ability to relate, understand, accept and interact in a culturally sensitive manner
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Must possess an automobile, appropriate insurance and a valid driver license for state employed.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described hare are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
WORK ENIVRONMENT: 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 to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
How to Apply
Send resume with salary requirements to:
Fax to: 410-496-3364
No phone calls please
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