The Foster Care Homes Worker uses his/her abilities, under supervision, to assure that licensed foster families are considered and assessed for possible placement, and supports foster families in providing temporary safe and stable care for children in out-of-home placement until permanency is achieved.
Engages and assists foster families for placement of children and provides necessary supports for successful placement.
Completes written annual documentation and licensing requirements, under supervision, per DCF Regulations for Foster Family Homes
Coordinates and conducts TIPS-MAPP and Deciding Together training for prospective foster families.
Provides training regarding foster care, as needed
Facilitates and assures that conferences or staffings and related activities are conducted within standards
Completes and distributes written documentation accurately and timely
Liaison with DCF, the courts, community resources, and families
Provides services according to compliance guidelines
Participates in team meetings
Participates in on call rotation after business hours.
Provides excellent customer services to all internal and external stakeholders.
Implements SFCS policies and follows directives as required. Follows and adheres to all pertinent SFCS Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's), rules, personnel policies and procedures; related accreditation and licensure standards; and federal, state and local rules, statutes, regulations, and contractual terms
Is knowledgeable of and follows all safety procedures
Reports unusual incidents through appropriate Risk Management, clinical and safety channels
Ensures clients' rights are protected.
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