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Foster Care Licensing Specialist

Company: Professional Services Group, Inc.
Location: Kenosha
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Professional Services Group, Inc.Description:
PSG/CIP is a multi-service community-based social services organization that fulfills its mission of helping individuals and families to achieve their greatest potential through dynamic, cost effective and innovative programming responsive to the needs of diverse communities.WHY WORK WITH PSG/CIP?

  • Be part of a passionate team dedicated to making a difference in the community!
  • Flexible hours and great work-life balance
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Work culture that values not only the health and well-being of the clients we serve, but also our staff
  • Opportunities for advancement and professional development
  • Competitive benefits package, including: paid time off and company holidays; health, vision, dental, and life insurance; short term disability; 401k and profit sharing; and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Now offering employee-only health insurance coverage with no premium!JOB SUMMARY:The Foster Care Licensing Specialist makes recommendations to Kenosha County Division of Children and Family Services regarding the licensing of foster parent applicants. This position also assists with program recruitment and retention.SALARY: $22.00 per hourLOCATION & HOURS: Salary: Office is located near downtown Kenosha, WI. Hybrid model of time spent at the office and out in the community. hours are typically Monday-Friday between 8:00-5:00pm with occasional evenings or weekends.Key Responsibilities:
    • Conduct comprehensive foster care licensing studies and evaluations.
    • Exercise judgment to intervene as an advocate for foster parents in emergency and crisis situations.
    • Assist with program recruitment and retention.
    • Facilitate Foundation Training and Pre-Placement Training for foster parents.
    • Coordinate placements for foster children to match their needs to appropriate providers.
    • Be available via phone to assist Foster Parents with any questions or concerns they may have.
    • Handle all inquiries for foster care licensing.
    • Maintain contact as needed and provide support to foster parents.
    • After training is complete, staff are added to on-call duties to monitor after-hours calls.

      • Must have reliable transportation on a daily basis, a valid driver's license, and automobile insurance.
      • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or other related fields is required.Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran statusTags: youth, teen, community, foster care, foster parent, mental health, social services, social work, human services, addiction counseling, supportive, nurture, career, treatment, crisis, kids, children, therapy, multilingual, bilingual, behavior, communications, continuing education, development, kenosha county, nonprofit, not-for-profitPI195733685

Keywords: Professional Services Group, Inc., Kenosha , Foster Care Licensing Specialist, Other , Kenosha, Wisconsin

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