Foster Care Resource Manager: Concilio

Posted June 21st, 2018 at 11:45 am.

Job Description

Family Social Services Manager provides management and oversight to all foster care, adoptions, and post-permanency services. This position reports to the Deputy Director, and provides supervisory functions to the Resource Parent Coordinator and the Permanency Coordinator  in compliance with and as directed by contract through the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare,  the Philadelphia Department of Human Services, and the Community Umbrella Agency/ies to which Concilio sub-contracts.  The Manager’s role is to: (1) develop and implement policies, procedures, strategies and services to ensure achievement and program compliance with funding and agency goals; (2) train, supervise and evaluate assigned staff and (3) represent Concilio’s family social services internally and externally as appropriate.  This position requires excellent written and oral communication skills, and overall strong judgment, management abilities, and professionalism.

Program Management/Administration

* Implement policies, procedures and services required under contract with the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, the Philadelphia Department of Human Services, Community Umbrella Agencies as appropriate, and agency.

* Ensure program compliance with standards and procedure criteria as mandated by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, the Philadelphia Department of Human Services, and also Community Umbrella Agencies as appropriate.

* Manage the strategic growth and vision of the department through support from the leadership team and beyond.

* Submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports to funders and director as required.

* Monitor program spending including purchasing appropriate program materials necessary for the delivery of services.

* Lead ongoing resource parent recruitment and marketing efforts in collaboration with Resource Parent Coordinator.

* Ensure ongoing training for all assigned staff as may be required by contract or statute.

* Report on all programs to the Deputy Director, verbally and in writing as required.

* Prepare departmental billing reports and fiscal reports as required.

* Perform management functions and/or make recommendations for the department such as hiring, firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary counseling, salary adjustments, workload distribution and employee relations.

* Respond to work related emergencies after 5:00 pm and on weekends as necessary

Job Requirements

Qualifications/Requirements

* Master’s Degree in Social Work or in a related field plus two years experience in Human Services, preferably child welfare.

* Demonstrated counseling and collaboration skills required.

* Manager  should be resourceful, able to establish and maintain good working relationships with a variety of clients, other professionals and foster parents.

* Manager must understand and preserve the importance of confidentiality and discretion.

* Knowledge of the social services network in Philadelphia.

* FBI, Pennsylvania Childline and Criminal Background Clearances.

* Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

* Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to deliver strong and engaging trainings for foster and kinship parents.

* Excellent analytical ability.

* Computer and technological proficiency required.

* Ability to work under pressure and handle emergency situations.

* Must have valid driver’s license and insurance and able to travel and be flexible

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Filed under: Management Level by Margie DuBrow

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