FAMILY SUPPORT SPECIALIST – KINSHIP CARE & ADOPTIONS, FOSTER CARE
We are seeking a Family Support Specialist in the Foster Care and Adoptions program within the Kinship Care and Adoptions division of our agency. Foster Care and Adoptions works with families who are interested in becoming licensed for foster care or certified to adopt in the state of Arizona. These families may receive placement of children who are wards of the state of Arizona or could be receiving placement of children through the ICPC (Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children).
Family Support Specialist responsibilities include assessing families for licensure or adoption certification, monitoring licensed or certified families, writing home studies, completing licensing renewals, co-leading trainings, data entry, and more.
Position is offered full-time with an excellent benefits package as noted below. Southwest Human Development is an equal opportunity employer.
- Bachelor’s degree in Social Services, Child Development, Health/Nursing or related field required.
- Microsoft Word, Windows experience and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card preferred OR must qualify for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card.
- Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required.
Thank you for considering our opportunity, we hope to receive your resume.