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Recruiter and Family Development Specialist

STATUS: Full Time Employee

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:

Responsible for the recruitment of foster care and adoption families for the growing number of special needs children in need of placement throughout the County system. Services provided to the Latino community will be bilingual/bicultural, if needed. The focus for recruitment will be to increase placements through public education, public awareness and community outreach.


RESPONSIBILITIES:


1. Develop community and corporate outreach activities.

2. Develop culturally relevant and bilingual brochures/flyers and/or other outreach media.

3. Conduct Orientations and hands-on assistance with the application process.

4. Assist with the certification process and conduct home inspections.

5. Maintain the agency’s recruitment goals and productivity levels as required.

6. Conduct PRIDE and CPR & First Aid trainings.

7. Develop media recruitment and community outreach campaigns in English and Spanish.

8. Assist in the development of recruitment planning.

9. Assist in the planning and coordination of the agency’s volunteer program.

10. Assist in the development of relationships with media personalities.

11. Media coordination of Spanish and English radio and television stations for presentations.

12. Community outreach at churches, grocery stores, health fairs and community events.

13. Public speaking to community groups such as Kiwanis, Jaycees, Lions Club and Chamber of Commerce.

14. Prepare monthly recruitment and public relations reports.

15. Establish and solicit public and corporate funding.

16. Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and travel.

17. Perform other duties as assigned.

CLASS SPECIFICATIONS - Recruiter - Family Development Specialist

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


Education: B.A. in Social Work, communications, marketing, public relations or related fields.

Experience: Two (2) year experience in public relations and public speaking.

Knowledge of: Demonstrated knowledge of the Latino community and its organizations.

Ability to: Work effectively with multi-disciplinary professionals and para-professionals within a public and private community based system; with Latino children and families; must have public speaking skills; cultural sensitivity skills.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Explorer).

Driver’s License: Possession of a valid California Driver’s License is required.

Language Skills: Bilingual: English and Spanish required.


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Lead Clinician

STATUS: Full Time Employee

FLSA Status: Exempt

REPORTS TO: UC Program Director


OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:

The Lead Clinician must adhere and apply to Latino Family Institute, Inc. policies and procedures, code of ethics, Office of Refugee and Resettlement (ORR), Federal regulations, State mandates, the Flores Settlement Agreement, Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, Perez-Olano Settlement Agreement, and the Violence against Women Reauthorization Act. Lead Clinician must participate as a team member of the continuous quality improvement process of Latino Family Institute, Inc. Apply professional code of ethics.

Job Summary:

The Lead Clinician coordinates clinical services, trains new clinicians, and supervises clinical staff. Lead Clinician will also be responsible for overseeing the clinicians providing trauma informed weekly individual psychotherapy and group psychotherapy as well their completion of UC Assessments, UC Assessments for Risk, UC case reviews, Individual Service Plans, Serious Incident Reports, Behavioral Plans, Safety Plans (when applicable), and weekly case notes. The Lead Clinician will also oversee the support provided to resources parents with behavioral goals and support to sponsors when needed. Lead Clinician will participate in weekly staff meetings, ongoing trainings and stakeholders meeting.

Education & Experience:

Required

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited or state approved college or university as defined in Section 94310 of the Education Code, in social work or social welfare, marriage, family, and child counseling, and child psychology; 2 years of postgraduate direct service delivery experience. Must have supervisory experience and be licensed to provide clinical services.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish, ability to read, analyzes, and interprets the most complex documents.

  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.

o Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from program director, lead case manager, clients, stakeholders, etc.

o Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram or schedule form.

o Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications.


Key Responsibility Areas:

o The Lead Clinician will be available to clinicians and resource parents 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

o The Lead Clinician is responsible to monitor the safety, well-being, and protection of Unaccompanied Children (UC).

o Prepare and submit management reports to program staff, local representative and other stakeholders as approved by the Program Director.

o Manage the daily updated list of the status of all cases to ensure that adequate progress is being made.

o Attend all department and program meetings to ensure that up-to-date information is received and/or provided and to ensure that changes to policy or practice are implemented and adhere to.

o May also serve as the Administrator in Charge of the shelter’s overall operation in the absence of the Program Director.

o Conduct monthly supervision meetings with all supervisees and maintain an ongoing record of the outcomes of the meetings conducted.

o Must complete Annual Performance Reviews of all clinician staff.

o Must develop corrective action plans or disciplinary memos to address performance issues of clinician staff in collaboration with the Program Director.

o Attend training(s) that will enhance professional growth, management and documentation or other topics as deemed appropriate by the program director.

o Adhere to child abuse and reporting requirements.

o Must be relied upon regarding task completion and follow-up, meeting deadlines on time without sacrificing accuracy, work quality, or customer service satisfaction.

o Coordinates clinical services, trains new clinicians, and supervises clinical staff.

o Ensure that clinicians are providing comprehensive services, trauma informed individual psychotherapy and group psychotherapy on a weekly basis, and collateral services as needed in the home (in case of a crisis), school and/or office environment.

o Ensure clinicians are completing the UC assessment, UC Assessment for Risk, UC case review, individual Service Plan, Serious Incident Report, Behavioral Plan, Safety Plan(when applicable), and weekly case notes on a timely basis.

o Oversee the support clinicians provide resource parents with behavioral goals and the support to sponsors when needed.

o Conduct and/or participate in weekly staff meetings, ongoing trainings and stakeholders meetings.

o Oversee the Initial Mental Health Assessment, in the Trafficking Addendum (if applicable), Clinical Safety Plan (if applicable), Individual Service Plan and Serious Incident Reports (SIR) (if applicable).

o Lead Clinician will oversee collaborations with UC resource parents, sponsors, case coordinator, FFS, case worker, teachers, medical doctors, psychiatrist, law enforcement, probation department and case managers for an interdisciplinary team approach.

o Lead Clinician will participate in identifying victims of trafficking attending to the Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA) and complete a Trafficking Addendum (if applicable).

o Ensure clinicians implement short and effective interventions in order to support UC client with specific techniques to be emotionally regulated and to be functioning in an effective manner in current situations developing skills to adjust to a new environment, maintain placement stability and prepare for family reunification.

o Maintain Confidentiality guidelines meeting ORR and the State regulations and the safety of UC clients.

o Ensure clinicians provide resources of Mental Health services in the area of residence of the Sponsor to support an appropriate transition for UC client in case of a straight release.

o Ensure clinicians provide a Safety plan when applicable in the area of residence of Sponsor.

o Ensure clinicians complete a referral for a Psychological evaluation (long term foster care) of Psychiatric evaluation Forms.

o Oversee clinicians providing Mental Health crisis intervention (if needed) and resources for UC caregivers in case of an emergency.

o Ensure program complies with all Federal, State, and County regulations.

o Oversee the clinicians completed paperwork (Notes, Assessments, SIR’s (if applicable) and discharge documentation meet required deadlines.

o Ensure clinicians are providing accurate information and the necessary documents MH related in UC client’s charts via reviews and updates.

o Adhere to State, County regulations and Latino Family Institute, Inc. policies and procedures.

o Must be relied upon regarding task completion and meeting deadlines on time without sacrificing accuracy, work quality, or customer service satisfaction.

o Performs other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

o Availability to cover any work shift including, but not limited to, some weekends and evenings for home visits, quarterly trainings, support groups and recruiting events.

o Works within a standard office environment.

o Ability to maintain set production standards.


Other General Statements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be at least 21 years of age

o Be able to show proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases transmitted by the respiratory route if working directly with UAC;

o Varicella: 2 doses of varicella vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR born in the United States before 1980 with a reported history of chickenpox (verified by an adult present at the time of illness) OR titers indicating varicella immunity OR documentation from healthcare provider verifying previous infection.

o MMR: 2 doses of MMR vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR titers indicating immunity to all 3 diseases

o TDap or Tdap: Complete primary vaccination series. If primary vaccination series completed in childhood, 1 Tdap dose in adulthood.

o Influenza: 1 dose annually during flu season.

  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license is required and must maintain current automotive insurance coverage.

  • This description does not include any marginal functions that are incidental to the duties and responsibilities. Also, it does not imply that these are the only tasks to be performed by the incumbent. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor.

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics that may be described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

  • Any requirement may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

  • Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

  • Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. The incumbent must have the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty and responsibility proficiently.

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Medical Coordinator Aide

STATUS: Full Time Employee

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO: Medical Coordinator


OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:

The Medical Coordinator Aide must adhere and apply to Latino Family Institute, Inc. policies and procedures, code of ethics, Federal regulations, State mandates, the Flores Settlement Agreement, Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, Perez-Olano Settlement Agreement, and the Violence against Women Reauthorization Act. Medical Coordinator Aide must participate as a team member of the continuous quality improvement process of Latino Family Institute, Inc. Apply one’s own code of ethics.


Job Summary:

The Medical Coordinator Aide is responsible for helping to assess, facilitating and monitor all components of UC medical services. The Medical Coordinator Aide will participate in weekly staff meetings, ongoing training and stakeholders meeting.

Education & Experience:

Required

o High School Diploma or equivalent GED.

o Bilingual English/Spanish, ability to read, analyzes, and interprets the most complex documents.

o Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.

o Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from program director, lead case manager, lean clinician, clients, stakeholders, etc.

o Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram or schedule form.

o Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications.

Key Responsibility Areas:

o Assist to schedule and comply with required medical and dental appointments and timelines. Assist to respond and comply to individual emergency medical needs immediately.

o Assist to obtain, compile, and maintain medical files on each admission. Ensure proper daily documentation in the UC Portal and maintain hard copy of required documents and medical record.

o Assist to collect, maintain, and submit weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to supervisor.

o Maintain Confidentiality guidelines meeting ORR and the State regulations and the safety of UC client.

o Assist to submit review and follow up all the Significant Incidents Reports regarding Medical Issues.

o Assist to schedule and provide transportation when is needed to UC on medical appointments.

o Assist with TAR (Treatment Authorization Request) request and follow up.

o Assist with any outstanding medical bills and insurance (Point Comfort underwriters).

o Assist in coordinating medical assessments within timeline (48 hours for medical initial examination and initial after 70 days of UC placement).

o Maintain a professional conduct and professional relationship with identified medical providers as well assist in finding providers/specialist as needed.

o Attend team meetings, staff reviews and any other trainings required.

o Adhere to Child Abuse Reporting requirements.

o Must be relied upon regarding task completion and follow-up meeting deadlines on time without sacrificing accuracy, work quality, or customer service satisfaction.

o Performs other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

o Availability to cover any work shift including, but not limited to, some weekends and evenings for home visits, quarterly trainings, support groups, and recruiting events.

o Works within a standard office environment.

o Ability to maintain set production standards.

Other General Statements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be at least 21 years of age

o Be able to show proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases transmitted by the respiratory route if working directly with UAC;

o Varicella: 2 doses of varicella vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR born in the United States before 1980 with a reported history of chickenpox (verified by an adult present at the time of illness) OR titers indicating varicella immunity OR documentation from healthcare provider verifying previous infection.

o MMR: 2 doses of MMR vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR titers indicating immunity to all 3 diseases

o TDap or Tdap: Complete primary vaccination series. If primary vaccination series completed in childhood, 1 Tdap dose in adulthood.

o Influenza: 1 dose annually during flu season.

o Possession of a valid California driver’s license is required and must maintain current automotive insurance coverage.

o This description does not include any marginal functions that are incidental to the duties and responsibilities. Also, it does not imply that these are the only tasks to be performed by the incumbent. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor.

o The physical demands and work environment characteristics that may be described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

o Any requirement may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

o Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

o Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. The incumbent must have the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty and responsibility proficiently.


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Case Aide

STATUS: Full Time Employee

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:

The Case Aide must adhere and apply to Latino Family Institute, Inc. policies and procedures, code of ethics, Office of Refugee and Resettlement (ORR), Federal regulations, State mandates, the Flores Settlement Agreement, Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, Perez-Olano Settlement Agreement, and the Violence against Women Reauthorization Act.

Job Summary:

The Case Aide is responsible for providing direct support to the case management team to utilize sound professional judgement and best practices in order to ensure the swift reunification of Unaccompanied Children (UC) and their sponsor(s) while maintaining compliance with established local, state and federal policies and procedures.

Education & Experience:

Required

o High School Diploma or equivalent GED.

o Bilingual English/Spanish, ability to read, analyzes, and interprets the most complex documents.

o Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.

o Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from program director, lead case manager, lead clinician, clients, stakeholders, etc.

o Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram or schedule form.

o Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications.

Key Responsibility Areas:

o Provide tangible support to assigned case management team.

o Prepare, compile, submit, and maintain accurate records, files, forms, statistics, and additional relevant information in accord with agency policy, licensing and/or funding requirements.

o Review ORR portal for compliance with upload requirements and ensure updates are input as needed for safety and timely discharge.

o Complete calls with sponsors as assigned to gather information.

o Actively participate in safety and service-related resource development prior to UC discharge.

o Participate in planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating designated social service program(s).

o Provide documented information related to identified delays in the processing of UC cases.

o Attend scheduled meetings and participate in team decisions and operations.

o Assist in special projects.

o Case Aide will escort UC, verify identification of approved sponsor and release custody of UC to approved sponsor.

o Adhere to Child Abuse and reporting requirements.

o Must be relied upon regarding task completion and meeting deadlines without sacrificing accuracy, work quality, or customer service satisfaction.

o Attend meetings and trainings when needed or requested.

o Performs other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

o Availability to cover any work shift including, but not limited to, some weekends and evenings for home visits, quarterly trainings, support groups and recruiting events.

o Works within a standard office environment.

o Ability to maintain set production standards.

Other General Statements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be at least 21 years of age

o Be able to show proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases transmitted by the respiratory route if working directly with UAC;

o Varicella: 2 doses of varicella vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR born in the United States before 1980 with a reported history of chickenpox (verified by an adult present at the time of illness) OR titers indicating varicella immunity OR documentation from healthcare provider verifying previous infection.

o MMR: 2 doses of MMR vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR titers indicating immunity to all 3 diseases

o TDap or Tdap: Complete primary vaccination series. If primary vaccination series completed in childhood, 1 Tdap dose in adulthood.

o Influenza: 1 dose annually during flu season.

o Possession of a valid California driver’s license is required and must maintain current automotive insurance coverage.

o This description does not include any marginal functions that are incidental to the duties and responsibilities. Also, it does not imply that these are the only tasks to be performed by the incumbent. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor.

o The physical demands and work environment characteristics that may be described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

o Any requirement may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

o Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

o Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. The incumbent must have the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty and responsibility proficiently.

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Quality Assurance

STATUS: Full Time Employee

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO: Program Director


OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:

The Quality Assurance must adhere and apply to Latino Family Institute, Inc. policies and procedures, code of ethics, Office of Refugee and Resettlement (ORR), Federal regulations, State mandates, the Flores Settlement Agreement, Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, Perez-Olano Settlement Agreement, and the Violence against Women Reauthorization Act.


Job Summary:

The Quality Assurance is responsible to conduct internal monitoring activities to ensure compliance with the Office of Refugee and Resettlement (ORR), California Department of Social Services, CARF and Latino Family Institute policies, procedures and regulations.

Education & Experience:

Required

o High School Diploma or equivalent GED.

o Bilingual English/Spanish, ability to read, analyzes, and interprets the most complex documents.

o Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.

o Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from program director, lead case manager, lead clinician, clients, stakeholders, etc.

o Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram or schedule form.

o Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications.

Key Responsibility Areas:

o Conduct ongoing internal reviews to ensure that the program is meeting compliance expectations.

o Conduct monthly reviews of all active cases and provide review outcomes to the Program Director.

o Conducts monthly follow up reviews to ensure that outcomes are addressed and corrected.

o Provides monthly data reports.

o Conduct monthly reviews of all discharged cases and provide review outcomes to the Program Director.

o Conduct monthly reviews of UC portal assessments.

o Conduct reviews of the 30 day follow up call.

o Conduct facility safety inspection reviews.

o Participate in the preparation process of external audits.

o Assist in special projects.

o Adhere to Child Abuse and reporting requirements.

o Must be relied upon regarding task completion and follow-up meeting deadlines on time without sacrificing accuracy, work quality, or customer service satisfaction.

o Attend meetings and trainings when needed or requested.

o Performs other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

o Availability to cover any work shift including, but not limited to, some weekends and evenings for home visits, quarterly trainings, support groups, and recruiting events.

o Works within a standard office environment.

o Ability to maintain set production standards.

Other General Statements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be at least 21 years of age

o Be able to show proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases transmitted by the respiratory route if working directly with UAC;

o Varicella: 2 doses of varicella vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR born in the United States before 1980 with a reported history of chickenpox (verified by an adult present at the time of illness) OR titers indicating varicella immunity OR documentation from healthcare provider verifying previous infection.

o MMR: 2 doses of MMR vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR titers indicating immunity to all 3 diseases

o TDap or Tdap: Complete primary vaccination series. If primary vaccination series completed in childhood, 1 Tdap dose in adulthood.

o Influenza: 1 dose annually during flu season.

o Possession of a valid California driver’s license is required and must maintain current automotive insurance coverage.

o This description does not include any marginal functions that are incidental to the duties and responsibilities. Also, it does not imply that these are the only tasks to be performed by the incumbent. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor.

o The physical demands and work environment characteristics that may be described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

o Any requirement may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

o Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

o Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. The incumbent must have the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty and responsibility proficiently.

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Intake Coordinator

STATUS: Full Time Employee

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:

Intake Coordinator must adhere and apply to Latino Family Institute, Inc. policies and procedures, code of ethics, Office of Refugee and Resettlement (ORR), Federal regulations, State mandates, the Flores Settlement Agreement, Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, Perez-Olano Settlement Agreement, and the Violence against Women Reauthorization Act.

Job Summary:

Intake Coordinator is responsible for managing the placements and transfers for unaccompanied children and maintains the daily vacancies on the UC web-based portal regarding bed availability.

Education & Experience:

Required

o High School Diploma or equivalent GED.

o Bilingual English/Spanish, ability to read, analyzes, and interprets the most complex documents.

o Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.

o Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from program director, lead case manager, lead clinician, clients, stakeholders, etc.

o Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram or schedule form.

o Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications.



Key Responsibility Areas:

o Intake coordinator will work in tandem with ORR placement worker, resource parents, case worker, and program director to coordinate the intake and transfer process.

o Intake will be responsible for all necessary arrangements to have a successful intake and transfer process.

o Assess and gather intake documents and additional referral information.

o Maintain UC portal up to date regarding daily capacity.

o Provide an orientation to the program including policies and procedures regarding zero tolerance against sexual abuse and sexual harassment.

o Obtain and provide resource parents with required admission information upon initial placement.

o Provide Case Aide with admission documents.

o Adhere to Child Abuse and reporting requirement.

o Provide transportation whenever necessary.

o Must be relied upon regarding task completion and meeting deadlines on time without sacrificing accuracy, work quality, or customer services satisfaction.

o Attend meetings and trainings when needed or requested.

o Admit Children in the UC portal immediately.

o Discharge children from portal in a timely basis.

o Report any incidents immediately regarding allegations of sexual abuse or harassment outside of employment.

o Remain accessible by cellular telephone 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

o Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge & Skills:

o Bilingual (English/Spanish), good communications skills, courteous, helpful, takes initiative, ability to successfully interact with resource parents, program director, lead case manager, lead clinician, case manager, medical coordinator, and stakeholders.

Working Conditions:

o Availability to cover any work shift including, but not limited to, weekends and evenings for home visits, quarterly trainings, support groups, and recruiting events.

o Works within a standard office environment.

o Ability to maintain set production standards.

Other General Statements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be at least 21 years of age

o Be able to show proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases transmitted by the respiratory route if working directly with UAC;

o Varicella: 2 doses of varicella vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR born in the United States before 1980 with a reported history of chickenpox (verified by an adult present at the time of illness) OR titers indicating varicella immunity OR documentation from healthcare provider verifying previous infection.

o MMR: 2 doses of MMR vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR titers indicating immunity to all 3 diseases

o TDap or Tdap: Complete primary vaccination series. If primary vaccination series completed in childhood, 1 Tdap dose in adulthood.

o Influenza: 1 dose annually during flu season.

o Possession of a valid California driver’s license is required and must maintain current automotive insurance coverage.

o This description does not include any marginal functions that are incidental to the duties and responsibilities. Also, it does not imply that these are the only tasks to be performed by the incumbent. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor.

o The physical demands and work environment characteristics that may be described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

o Any requirement may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

o Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

o Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. The incumbent must have the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty and responsibility proficiently.


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FFA Social Worker

STATUS: Full Time Employee

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:

Social worker will provide training, counseling, support groups and case management services to children, foster and adoptive families and birth parents.

REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer

Job Summary:

Responsible, under the direction of Program Manager, to provide adoption, kinship and foster family program services, including but not limited to training and counseling services to children and families, coordination of activities with multiple public and private service providers, facilitate and monitor placements, case management, support activities of case managers.


Education & Experience:

Required

o Master’s degree in Social Work;

o At least two (2) years of social work experience/internship in the field of family or child welfare;

o Demonstrate knowledge of public child welfare system;

o Possession of a valid California driver’s license is required and must be insurable with the agency’s insurance carrier;

o Bilingual (English/Spanish). Must be able to speak and write fluently in Spanish.

Preferred

o (2) years of full-time social work employment in licensed foster family or adoption agency;

o Demonstrate knowledge of special needs children and of adoption, kinship adoption, and foster family program services and systems.

Key Responsibility Areas:

o Responsible for client caseload and maintaining the productivity levels as required;

o Provides routine home visits, case management, and psychotherapy/play therapy as needed to clients using a variety of modalities (including family, group and individual);

o Provides case management and treatment planning while achieving the agency’s productivity goal;

o Provides training, counseling, support groups and case management services to children, foster, adoptive and kinship families, and birth parents;

o Establishes and maintains linkages with Department of Children and Family Services, Courts and other public and private agencies/resources specific to project goals and objectives;

o Participates in supervision and case consultation services and educational training;

o Assists with recruitment, assessment and evaluation, certification of adoption and foster family homes;

o Assists with intake/admission of children into adoption and/or foster family programs;

o Assists with matching of children and families, provision of direct and support services;

o Ensures successful placements through careful monitoring and post-placement services;

o Maintains appropriate agency program records;

o Manages all kinship adoptions charts; case management includes:

o Direct contact with Program Manager to perform tasks below on kinship adoption cases and to make the families issues/concerns/questions known to the Program Manager;

o Direct contact with the families to request forms required in the home study process;

o Writes letters as needed to the appropriate County;

o Attends and signs adoption placement paperwork with the family and the County Social Worker;

o Completes all paperwork needed to finalize a kinship adoption.

o Performs Fost/Adopt & Foster Care Recruitment and facilitates placements:

o Attends Outreach/Recruitment events to promote agency and recruit families (some weekends required);

o Performs foster care initial intakes via phone; collaborates with County CSW and LFI contracted foster family to secure a foster care placement;

o Conducts foster placements by going to DCFS and/or LFI contracted foster home to sign County foster placement forms (possibly transporting the child/ren to the LFI contracted foster home);

o Performs monitored visits between birth parent/s and foster or adoptive families;

o Facilitates and/or co-facilitates support groups for foster and adoptive families;

o Participates in other projects, special events, trainings and meetings as required;

o Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge & Skills:

o Displays exceptional ability to prioritize/organize workload, multi-task and problem solve;

o Consistently displays flexibility, adaptability and manages time effectively;

o Works exceedingly well in a fast-paced environment;

o Responsible and accountable;

o Possesses an outstanding level of cooperation and willingness to function as part of a team;

o Flexibility to work any hours necessary to maintain effective department operation;

o Possesses exceptional skills with multiple computer applications, in particular Microsoft Word and Excel, and the ability to adapt to new processes;

o Superior level of oral and written communication with staff and management;

o High level of initiative, self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal management direction;

o Excellent interpersonal skills to include: patience, listening ability and telephone etiquette;

o Demonstrates professional communication with clients, peers, subordinates, and management.

Working Conditions:

o Availability to cover any work shift including, but not limited to, some weekends and evenings for home visits, quarterly trainings, support groups, recruiting events;

o Works within a standard office environment;

o Ability to maintain set production standards.



General Statements:

o This description does not include any marginal functions that are incidental to the duties and responsibilities. Also, it does not imply that these are the only tasks to be performed by the incumbent. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor.

o The physical demands and work environment characteristics that may be described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

o Any requirement may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

o Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

o Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. The incumbent must have the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty and responsibility proficiently.

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Case Worker

STATUS: Full Time Employee

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:

Case Manager will provide case management services to Kinship, Adoptive and Foster families.


REPORTS TO: Program Supervisor


RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Case management includes: Direct contact with families to facilitate the application and approval process, home visits to assist with the paperwork, telephone calls with county social workers to provide updates about case plan, attend and sign adoption placement paperwork with the family and county social worker, provide family with appropriate community linkages and referrals.

· Participate in agency’s community outreach, family trainings community events and other special events focused on increasing positive family outcomes.

· Perform monitored visits between birth parents and foster or adoptive families. Work closely with agency staff to perform monitored visit with their cases.

· Other duties as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Bachelor’s in Social Work (BASW)

Experience: Ideally at least two (2) years’ experience working in child welfare; knowledge of issues related to child welfare; knowledge of cultural issues related to adoption. Exp

Knowledge of: Demonstrated knowledge of case management, client advocacy and working with children and families.

Driver’s License: Possession of a valid California driver’s license is required and must be insurable with the agency’s insurance carrier.

Language Skills: Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.


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