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Foster Family Agency Social Work Supervisor

The Children’s Legacy Center (CLC) is seeking a Foster Family Agency (FFA) Supervising Social Worker to join our team as we are launching a new system of care in the North State. The role of the FFA Social Work Supervisor is supervisory and developmental, overseeing agency social work staff, carrying a caseload of resource families and foster youth, and implementing the CLC standard of care while cultivating the cultural sensitivity and competency of the CLC. An ideal candidate has strong administrative and communication skills, is passionate about foster care, and excited to implement a new and innovative model. Building and cultivating relationships with organizations and community members is a vital element of this role making interpersonal skills, humility, and teachability fundamental attributes of the ideal candidate. This position reports to the Foster Family Agency Administrator.

Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in social work, marriage, family and child counseling, counseling psychology, child psychology, child development, social psychology, clinical psychology, educational psychology, education with an emphasis on counseling, or an area that qualifies for licensure as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor.
  • At least 3 semester units or 100 days of field practice or experience in a public or private social service agency setting at the master’s degree level.
  • At least 9 semester units of coursework related to children and families or 18 months experience in working with children and families.
  • At least 3 semester units in working with minority populations; six months experience in working with minority populations or six months in-service training working with minority populations within the first year of employment as a condition of employment.
  • 3 years’ experience of full-time social work or casework employment in the field of family or child welfare services or two years of full-time social work or casework employment in a licensed foster family or adoption agency.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual
  • Previous supervisory experience of teams
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of systems of care for diverse youth and families including, child welfare, juvenile justice, and the Mockingbird model
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of an ability to comply with applicable law, regulation, and interim licensing standards.
  • Knowledge of the requirements for providing the type of care and supervision needed by foster youth, including the ability to communicate with foster youth.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Oversee all functions of the agency social workers (a maximum of eight (8) social workers can be supervised) including orientation and training of new social work personnel.
  • Review and implement appropriate action on all agency incidents
  • Know and implement state regulations, laws, policies, and procedures as related to Foster Family Agencies.
  • Perform quarterly supervisory review of case file’s
  • Evaluation and assessment of foster youth for placement in an approved resource family home
  • Case management of the foster youth in approved resource families
  • On a rotating basis be responsible for on call phone and respond to emergency calls within fifteen (15) minutes
  • Supervise and utilize the Structured Analysis Family Evaluation protocol and oversee the Resource Family Approval process according to state regulations
  • Provide consultation, guidance and determine unmet training needs for social work personnel and administrative staff under their supervision
  • Provide ongoing training to staff and resource families

Who We Are

The Children’s Legacy Center began in 2016. Our passion is to aid children and youth who have been abused and exploited. We currently achieve this goal by offering forensic interviewing services as a part of our Children’s Advocacy Center. These interviews reduce trauma and help our partner agencies expedite justice for children, youth, and their families. We are now able to buildup on this tested and stable foundation and are building out our regional pilot model for exploited children and youth. This model is a diverse, holistic, and far-reaching collection of programs and services that will multiply our impact in the community and beyond. Although each of our team obtains a specific job description, we work collaboratively to develop and expand our organization. We value the health and wellbeing of our team members, more so than the average workplace. The nature of this work is incredibly difficult, so supporting each other is paramount. We’ve got each other’s backs. We strive daily to create an inclusive environment in which all people feel safe, heard, and valued. The Children’s Legacy Center celebrates cultural differences and similarities among all employees, volunteers, families we serve, and members of our partnering agencies. With an amazing team and our community’s support, we truly believe we can accomplish anything!

Salary range $62,000- $70,000 annually plus benefits.

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