Social Work Certification Specialist
Enriching Lives
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Post Date: Jul 20, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $22.00-$25.00/hr
Location: US - California - Sacramento
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The Social Worker (Certification Specialist Emphasis) develops qualified Foster Family Homes and Adult
Family Homes by recruiting, screening, and certifying Foster Parents and Family Home Providers. The
Social Worker (Certification Specialist Emphasis) ensures initial and ongoing certification requirements
are met and that developed homes and Providers are in alignment with the philosophy and values of the
company as well as all internal and external regulations and policies.
Essential Job Functions
Individuals must be able to meet all essential functions, core competencies, and requirements of the
position. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to meet/perform
these functions.
-Upholds the mission and vision of Enriching Lives in the screening and development of homes.
-Generates leads for Providers through advertising, word of mouth referrals, presentations,
community organizations and other events. -Conducts information sessions & educational opportunities for potential Providers.
-Provides CPR, FA, NCI, and Intro to FHA Services to employees and potential Providers as
-Conducts monthly educational opportunities as required.
-Performs application reviews, home studies, interviews, documentation verification, medical
reviews, reference checks, etc as part of the certification process.
-Reviews potential candidates with Administrator and provides recommendations on moving forward on candidates or screening them out.
-Ensures Providers understand their Independent Contractor Relationship with the company.
-Maintains all required certification documentation of Providers in accordance with internal and
external regulations and policies including verification that all certification requirements are met,
current contracts are in place, etc.
-Monitors and supports the Providers during initial and ongoing certification home visits. Notifies
management immediately of any material changes affecting the status of Individuals or Provider
-Manages and tracks the recruitment budget.
-Assists and provides recommendations in the matching process between Individuals and
-Assists with Provider retention.
-Provides crisis management support and rotating on call coverage to Individuals& Providers as
-Provides excellent customer service and response timeliness to stakeholders such as Individuals,
Families, Regional Center, and Family Home Providers.
-Develops external relationships with community individuals, agencies, and organizations in the
recruitment of Providers.
-Develops and maintains working relationships with all Individuals, families, funding sources and
regulatory agencies, as appropriate, and monitors their satisfaction with services.
-Participates in training as required.
-Assist Individuals with transportation and moving as needed.
-Functions as a Social Worker (Coordinator Emphasis) as required during development and
transition stages.
-Performs other duties as assigned. May work on special assignments in addition to normal job

First Aid & CPR certification, Valid driver’s license & insurance, driving
record must meet state regulations & company policy
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete
variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to
interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or
schedule form.

Safe & reliable vehicle. Ability to travel as required. Must meet all federal,
state, and internal employment requirements including, but not limited to:
Background checks and Physical/TB screening.
Benefits include: medical, dental, and vision insurance, disability and life insurance, EAP plan. Vacation and sick pay, tuition reimbursement, referral bonuses, positive and flexible work environments.

Contact Details
Name: Heidi Herman
State/Province: California
Country: United States