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Post Date: Jul 13, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New York - Harlem
Job Reference: 005513
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Description
The Home Finding Department is responsible for the recruitment, training and certification of all foster homes within Children’s Aid. With approximately 500 homes either in the process of certification or certified, Home Finding is the initial contact for prospective foster parents with the agency’s foster care division within Children’s Aid. The Home Finding Department seeks to ensure a highly quality of care for children in the agency’s care as well as highly quality of customer service for our foster parents. Children’s Aid has four foster care programs within the agency including Family Foster Care, Therapeutic Foster Care, Medical Foster Care and Medical Foster Care for Developmental Disabilities. The Home Finder is responsible for assessing assessment, certification and reauthorization of foster parents.

Responsibilities:

Complete foster parent home studies and reauthorizations of kinship and recruited homes.
Maintain up-to-date records ensuring that all documents needed for home certification and reauthorization are completed and filed.   
As part of the home study and reauthorization process: conduct home visits, gather documents, interview, assess the physical space as well as the motivation and overall functioning of the foster family.
Understand and adhere to foster care regulations.
Provide foster parent training as needed.
Participate in supervision, staff meetings and in-service trainings.
Participate in case conferences.
Provide foster parent training as needed.
Aid in foster parent recruitment.
Other duties as necessary.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a related field required
Bilingual: English/Spanish required
Knowledge of child welfare
Valid driver’s license preferred
Excellent interviewing and assessment skills
Excellent oral and writing skills
Strong organization skills
Able to meet deadlines and work under pressure
Computer literacy in Excel, Word, Outlook and Connections
MAPP certification preferred

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Children’s Aid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. Qualified candidates from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

Please apply online through Children’s Aid website – Job ID: 005513


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