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Foster Care Supervisor - Kearney

Foster Care Supervisor - Kearney office (full-time, exempt)
- Do you enjoy coaching and developing others?
- Do you have a heart for kids in crisis?
- Are you a respected leader?
- Are you someone who easily influences others in a positive way?

Then we want you to join us!

Christian Heritage is a growing, faith-based organization that works to fulfill its purpose of offering hope to children and families, and is known for exceptional child-focused family services offered in Central, Northern, Eastern, and the Southeast Service areas in Nebraska. We have been in business for over 35 years, and we are continuing to grow our team to meet the dynamic needs of the community around us.

• We offer employees flexible scheduling in a family-oriented environment where we work hard but have fun too. You will work with authentic people who believe in what they do. You will have an opportunity to make an impact in the children and families we serve.
• We offer a full range of benefits, with healthcare plan options, and perks such as paid time off, recognition incentives and continuing education.

The Position
We have an immediate opening for a Foster Care Supervisor that will be directly responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the foster care office and all services provided to children and families, including day-to-day management of Foster Care Specialists. This person is responsible for selection and delivery of the highest possible quality program and services, establishment of standards and youth acceptance criteria, and management of all referral activities. This is a full-time position that requires flexible hours that will include evenings and weekends, availability on-call 24/7 for crisis response and/or emergency placements, and consultation of staff in after-hours emergencies. Travel is required. This individual may serve as a full-time Foster Care Specialist in the absence of an available staff. This individual must have a heart for serving the Lord and compassion for the youth in our care. Typical responsibilities include:

• Lead, manage, and hold accountable Foster Care Support staff
• Manage placement activities for designated service area
• Manage Foster Care Support, including on-call support needs
• Manage processes, fidelity of operations and program for service area, and trainings
• Manage safety, well-being, and permanency of clients served

Qualifications

  • Have a master’s degree in social work, counseling, or a related human service; or
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, or a related human service with two years of experience in a human service related field;

You must also have a valid driver’s license, own auto liability insurance and a good driving record. Background checks, reference checks and drug screen will be conducted. Must be spiritually mature, having demonstrated commitment to stable spiritual practices and ongoing personal development. Successful candidates are excellent with phone contact, tenacious, computer-savvy and organized, and will fulfill the above responsibilities with patience, kindness, determination, and responsiveness.

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