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JOB SUMMARY: Ensures continuity of care while facilitating and expediting permanent placement for children through a care management model that develops, expands, accesses and links resources in the community that meet the needs of children and families throughout the foster care process.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES: The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification with or without an accommodation. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.
COMPETENCIES: Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Motivation (KSAM) required for an employee to be successful.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Possesses workable knowledge of community resources. Possesses the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Possesses computer skills necessary to negotiate the Family Care Manager Trainee role. Possesses the ability to assess risk in children and families. Possesses the ability to document in a clear, concise manner. Possesses the skills necessary to assess, interpret and deliver care-related information concerning the life-span development of children and families. Possesses a positive attitude concerning all aspects of working in a challenging environment, including significant patience and respect for children and families who can become upset at circumstances, sensitivity to cultural needs/differences and willingness to serve as a positive member of a working team.
PERSONAL QUALITIES: Possesses the physical health and stamina to consistently carry out job duties and essential functions over the course of a workday. Possesses the ability to operate a motor vehicle. Possesses the ability to work independently, as well as with other staff members.
SPECIAL FACTORS: Successful completion of State of Florida Pre-Service training. Completes agency-specific training within the first six months of employment and obtain certification within one year of completing Pre-Service Training. Possesses a current Background Clearance Screening Letter as required by DCF. Possesses a valid Florida driver’s license, have a personal vehicle to conduct direct field activities, have a valid Florida insurance card, and is insurable by the agency’s current insurance carrier.
JUDGMENT/DECISION MAKING: Utilizes established corporate policies and procedures in making decisions. Uses sound judgment in meeting the responsibilities and performing the duties of the position.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT: Completes all requirements according to Individual Training Plan within the first six months of hire and annually. Other training and/or professional development may be assigned due to evolution of programs.
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