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Assistant Supervisor - Foster Care

Company: Professional Services Group, Inc.
Location: Kenosha
Posted on: November 25, 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 balanceMileage ReimbursementWork culture that values not only the health and well-being of the clients we serve, but also our staffOpportunities for advancement and professional developmentCompetitive 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 Assistant Supervisor assists in the supervision of staff in the Resource Development (RD) Program.The Resource Development Program is responsible for the recruitment and retention of foster parents and child care providers for the Kenosha County Division of Social Services. Licensing and certification studies are conducted to examine qualifications of applicants and ensure all State requirements are met. The team of Licensing Specialists, Recruiters, and Training Specialists collaborate to locate appropriate foster homes for children when out-of-home placement is necessary. RD staff also act as "troubleshooters" to lend support and advocacy to foster parents in an effort to maintain placements and retain foster homes.This is a great opportunity for experienced individuals looking for the next step in their human services career.Come join our team for an opportunity to serve families in our community!HOURS & LOCATION: Office is based in Kenosha, WI. Hours are typically Monday-Friday between 8:00am-5:00pm, with occasional evening or weekend hours to meet placement needs. Some travel is required to meet clients in the community (travel is typically within Kenosha County).SALARY: $24.00 per hourESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Coordinate placements for foster children to match their needs to appropriate providers.Conduct comprehensive foster care re-licensing studies and evaluations and ensure applicants are in compliance with DCF 56Facilitate Foundation Training and Pre-Placement Training for foster parents.Maintain contact and provide support to foster parents.Promote retention through the re-licensing process.Maintain up-to-date foster parent training records.Collaborate with the Kenosha County Division of Human Services case workers who make referrals for placement and make appropriate recommendations.Assist with program recruitment and retention.Assist in the hiring, training, supervising, evaluating and disciplining of program staff.Participate in the monitoring of the program budgets.After training is complete, the Assistant Supervisor is added to on-call duties to monitor after-hours calls.

Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or other related field required.Must have one year of experience working in a social service agency setting.Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.Tags: youth, teen, community, mental health, social services, human services, social work, treatment, crisis, kids, children, therapy, multilingual, bilingual, behavior, DCFS, continuing education, development, Kenosha County, manager, management, training, licensing, foster care, wraparound, family support, community services, community resources, social workerPI197656577

Keywords: Professional Services Group, Inc., Kenosha , Assistant Supervisor - Foster Care, Other , Kenosha, Wisconsin

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