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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Foster Care Program Coordinator in Rutland, Massachusetts

Description

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children and adolescents, by finding them the best foster homes?

$1,000 Sign on Bonus

Base pay starting at $18.30 - $21.83/hour, additional compensation for higher education/experience in the field.

Paid Orientation Training.

We are Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Therapeutic Foster Care in Rutland, and we are looking for a Foster Care Home finder who will be responsible for the recruitment, assessment, selection, pre-service training, licensing and re-licensing of therapeutic foster homes. Assists in clinical components of foster care placement. Provides follow up with therapeutic foster homes.

The selected candidate will demonstrate flexibility, patience, high energy, creativity, and a sense of humor. Must have the ability to create and maintain a therapeutic treatment environment; compassion, empathy, and an ability to maintain sound boundaries; and a passion for working with, and guiding children and adolescents with significant and challenging special needs.

Keywords : foster care, case manager, homefinder, counselor, social worker, child welfare, MAPS certified, Human Services, special needs, guidance counselor, SAFE home study model program.

Keywords: non-profit, children, adolescents, behavioral health, foster care, respite, weekends, summer, Youth Counselor, Direct Care Worker, Direct Care Counselor, Direct Care Professional, Personal Attendant, Direct Service Worker, Group Care Worker, Direct Support Professional, Residential Counselor, Mental Health Associate, Behavioral Health Technician, Foster Care.

Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Sociology, or Psychology required.

- Minimum of one year experience working with children, adolescents and families; preferably in a child-

placement setting preferred

  • MAPS Trainer Certification preferred. Must be willing and able to acquire MAPP Trainer Certification

immediately upon hire.

  • Experience facilitating trainings and engaging in recruitment activities.

  • Experience preparing home studies.

  • Basic computer literacy, with strong communication skills (both verbal and written).

  • Must possess a validMassachusetts Driver's License.

Posted Date 4 days ago (9/23/2022 1:05 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-26582

Category Family Support

Position Type Full-Time

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.

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