Foster Care Coordinator
Company: Access Services
Posted on: August 4, 2022
Access Services is hiring a full time Foster Care Coordinator to
provide support children and adolescents in foster care provider
homes of Access Services across the Lehigh Valley, with an office
location in Bethlehem, PA.
As a Foster Care Coordinator, you have a passion to provide
excellent care for children and adolescents in foster care provider
homes, and promote healthy bonding between each child and his/her
foster family through regular visits, training and crisis
intervention. You will work with the child's treatment team to
develop and implement individualized service plans that address
each child's social, emotional, educational, and physical needs
while continuing to promote community belonging. You will
coordinate and oversee the implementation of all services outlined
in the service plan for each child. As a Foster Care Coordinator,
you will help ensure each child's safety and well being through
regular monitoring and implementation of all agency, state and
General office hours: Monday-Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm
Flexible schedule will be set to meet with children and provider
families around their availability
On call rotations of one week required for all coordinators
Essential Responsibilities of Foster Care Coordinator:
Develop, implement, update, and review individual service plans
that are strengths based and person centered in collaboration with
the children being served and the team.
Coordinate the implementation of all supports in each child's
Participate in on call rotation.
Stay current in required professional development trainings, and
participate in departmental meetings, trainings, and
Promote, support, and encourage current best practices in human
services field in accordance with Access Services philosophy of
care and training.
Support and monitor provider homes to help ensure all county and
state regulations are met.
Coordinate and assure that adequate respite care services are
Attend all necessary court proceedings pertaining to the assigned
Supervise all visits with children and family as required by
Provide all necessary transportation for child.
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in human services, social
work, psychology, education, or criminal justice.
Master's degree in a related field (preferred)
Two years of direct experience with children and/or adolescents,
case management, or counseling experience is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent organizational abilities and oral/written
Effectively interact with all levels of staff, and as a supportive
Proficiently navigate multiple priorities and utilize Microsoft
Full time, $17/hour, with increases above base pay based on
education and experience
All employees: Mileage reimbursement and paid travel time between
worksites; Discounts on various services, gyms & retail shopping;
Referral bonuses, Employee Assistance Program
20 days of PTO; 9 paid holidays 401K, Health/Vision/Dental
insurance; Health Savings Account; Life/Disability insurance,
Tuition Reimbursement, Student Loan Assistance
Access Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Keywords: Access Services, Bethlehem , Foster Care Coordinator, Other , Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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