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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Community Program Supervisor, Foster Care in Kennesaw, Georgia

Description

If Foster Care is your passion, then you’ll enjoy the opportunity to grow as a Supervisor in our Speciality Foster Care program! Here’s your chance to make a difference in the lives of Foster Care Children and the Families who care for them!

Being a Community Program Supervisor in Foster Care at Devereux has its Advantages!

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. This opportunity will allow you to:

  • Supervise and mentor a dynamic team of case managers who strive to deliver quality services to our Foster Care families.

  • Implement a plan to grow the program and provide services to our community in collaboration with the Community Program Manager.

  • Be a part of a national Non-Profit organization with an excellent reputation in child welfare services and behavioral health.

  • Participate in ongoing training and provide opportunities for Foster Parents to remain current and informed of new guidelines and regulations.

As a Program Supervisor in Foster Care, you will oversee a team a case coordinators to ensure services are delivered promptly and timely to respective agencies and foster care families. Primary responsibilities include but not limited to, providing on-going supervision of case coordinators and their assigned caseload, oversee placement of services offered by agencies, assessing appropriate placement's Room, Board and Watchful oversight capacity. Periodic contact with foster families is also required and taking on caseloads, as needed. The Program Supervisor is also responsible for administration duties for the Foster Care program (developing referral sources, attend meetings, trainings, supervision of reports, recruitment/selecting staff, completing quarterly standard of care charts) in addition to actively documenting and reporting as required. The Program Supervisor is also responsible for attending ongoing training, as required, in addition to training case coordinators.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Georgia was established in Cobb County Georgia in 1973 at the invitation of Governor Jimmy Carter and for more than 40 years has been providing new hopes, new dreams, and new choices for children, adolescents and young adults struggling with emotional and behavioral health challenges.

Keywords: Foster Care Supervisor, residential counselor, mental health, psychology, human services, sociology, juvenile corrections, social work, RBWO, GA SCORE, Child Welfare, Training, LMSW, LCSW, social work, Case Coordinator, case manager.

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visithttps://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.

Qualifications

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in behavioral/social science or in a human services related field required. Master's degree and licensure (MSW, LMSW, LCSW) preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of three (3) years of prior experience in childcare treatment or child welfare required; and a minimum of two (2) years experience in a supervisory capacity required. Experience providing clinical and/or case management services to children and families. Familiarity with RBWO Foundations Training, SAFE training and GA SCORE are preferred.

Other qualifications:

  • Strong technical skills and comfortable utilizing in-house computer applications for documenting and reporting purposes.

  • Must possess excellent leadership skills, therapeutic skills, written/verbal communication and organizational skills.

  • Valid Driver's License and Satisfactory Drug Screen and Background Check results.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must be able to complete a two-week, paid new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 8:30am to 5:30pm daily.

  • Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.

Company Overview

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate Servant Leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

We also believe diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is fundamental to providing the highest quality of services. We will continuously engage in anti-racist work across our organization and strive to dismantle systemic and structural racism, starting with ourselves. We are deeply committed to racial justice and equity as an employer and as a healthcare provider. We denounce racism in all forms.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;

  • Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.

  • Student loan debt assistance.

  • Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

  • Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

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Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Posted Date 7 days ago (6/11/2021 4:07 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-18385

Category Program Mgmt

Position Type Full-Time

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