Methodist Home for Children
  • 04-May-2018 to 01-Jun-2018 (EST)
  • Greenville
  • Wilson, NC, USA
  • $34-38K
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Excellent benefits available after 90 days of employment


MAKE A DIFFERENCE in the life of a child by becoming a Foster Care Specialist with Methodist Home for Children in Wilson County, NC!  Our primary goal in foster care is to help young people make the transition into permanent homes. Whenever possible, we help young people reunite with their birth families. When this is not possible, we help these young people find permanent homes with families who wish to adopt. The children we care for range in age from newborn to 18 years. We provide our foster parents with 30+ hours of training and lots of support as they prepare to become licensed. After our foster parents have a child placed with them, our FOSTER CARE SPECIALISTS provide round-the-clock support and consultation.

Duties:

  • Ensure appropriate service provision for the identified needs of clients being served in agency foster and/or therapeutic foster families and in accordance with their service plans.
  • Provide family-centered support and interventions for the assigned youth and foster and/or therapeutic foster families.
  • Find permanent homes that best meet client needs in the shortest possible time and with the least amount of additional moves and losses possible.
  • Operate independenty from a home-based office, covering homes and families within the assigned service area (Wilson County, NC and surrounding areas).

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in human services or related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of two (2) years POST-GRADUATE experience in program implementation and service delivery in human services; experience working with child and family issues preferred.
  • Must maintain a valid Driver's License and an acceptable driving record.

 

At Methodist Home for Children, you will receive training to help you do your job well:

  • General orientation to our values and model of care.
  • Job-specific training on topics such as adolescent development and sexuality, diet and health, professionalism and protecting youth rights.
  • Opportunities for continuing education and career advancement.
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