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Clinical Supervisor - Foster Care/Adoption/Mental Health

Company: Koinonia Family Services
Location: San Bernardino
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Koinonia Family Services is looking for a qualified individual to work as a Clinical Supervisor for its foster care, adoption and mental health programs for the San Bernardino Office. The position, called a District Administrator, is responsible for the Resource Family Approval (RFA), foster care and adoption programs for Koinonia's San Bernardino office. This position has responsibility to oversee person-centered services in accordance with accreditation standards and trauma informed care practices. This includes overseeing business development efforts; ensuring the provision of foster care and adoption services to youth and resource parents; supervision of professional social work and clinical staff; directing the recruitment of resource families; and ensuring that all operations are conducted in accordance with applicable regulations, company policy and accreditation requirements. The District Administrator is supported by a Regional Program Director, and also supported by a committed team of professionals at Koinonia's corporate office in the areas of administration, regulatory compliance, accounting, human resources and information technology. A significant amount of guidance and support is provided to the district administrator.The position requires a Master's degree in Social Work (MSW). LCSW or PSY required. Prior experience as a foster family agency administrator or supervising social worker preferred. Prior experience as a clini9cal supervisor required. Prior experience completing S.A.F.E. home studies preferred. Qualified candidates will have at least 3 years experience working with children and families in a public or private social services setting, two years of which have been in a administrative or managerial position. Experience with CARF accreditation preferred.The work schedule is regular business hours, Monday-Friday, with some occasional early evening and weekend work. Participates in an on-call rotation for after-hours emergencies. Koinonia observes safe working protocols to enhance employee safety during the pandemic. This includes a worksite specific prevention plan at the San Bernardino office, and remote work schedules for staff as appropriate to the duties and responsibilities of the position. Some in-person work is required, and Koinonia provides personal protective equipment for such purposes.Koinonia Family Services offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a generous benefit package-including top shelf employee and dependent group health insurance paid at 90% employer expense. Benefits include employee and dependent group health insurance (medical, dental and vision), life insurance, 401k, paid time off, and paid holidays.Our employees say Koinonia is a great place to work! Koinonia has an attractive organizational culture that emphasizes a focus on quality of relationships. In a recent employee satisfaction survey, 99.5% of employees said they work well with coworkers, 96.7% said they are satisfied with their supervisor, and 95.7 agree they are treated with dignity and respect. Koinonia is more than just a great place to work-it's an opportunity to do something meaningful. Join us in our mission to bring hope and healing to children, youth and families through meaningful relationships and quality programs and services. Koinonia is a trauma-informed agency with a person-centered treatment philosophy.Applicants must live in close enough proximity to San Bernardino to adequately respond to children and families on an emergency basis (approximately 30 minutes). If you do not live in close proximity to that location, please include in your cover letter specific details regarding potential relocation. Only those applicants who include such information will be considered.Duties and Responsibilities:Has regulatory administrative responsibility for the facility/programs under CDSS Community Care Licensing and SB-DBH.Has direct responsibility for a "district office" that provides foster care, adoption, mental health and related services in San Bernardino and surrounding communities, including oversight of professional and administrative staff and foster care and adoption "resource" families.Works closely with management in the adoption and mental health programs to ensure standards for service delivery are met.Creates/maintains successful relationships with key customers to achieve business objectives, including county placing agency representatives; their supervisors; assigned state licensing personnel; resource families; and leaders at various recruitment sources for potential resource parents and employees.Responsible to market available families and solicit placements from county placing agencies.Hires, trains and supervises professional social work and administrative staff. Coordinates with the Human Resources Department on the advertising, interviewing and selection of staff.Assigns caseloads and general work duties and responsibilities for professional social work and administrative staff. Coordinates the activities of staff in providing services to clients, resource parents and placing agency representatives.Assists and supports assigned staff through regular individual and group supervision meetings in analyzing case problems and in improving services to clients, resource parents and pacing agency representatives. Periodically evaluates the performance of staff and routinely assesses for signs of secondary traumatic stress, cultural competency, and clinical insight.Ensures that professional clinical and social work staff prepare client recovery plans, individual needs and services plans and other required case documentation for clients and resource families.Ensures that professional social work staff conduct weekly (or other interval) visits with assigned children. Also ensures that professional social work staff conduct at least monthly evaluations of resource parents and their homes during the time children are in placement.Ensures that clients (children) in foster care and adoptive placement receive the support and services from assigned professional social work staff, resource parents and other professionals (psychologists, therapists, doctors, etc.) as specified in their needs and services plans and as directed by county placing agencies.Implements and supervises mental health services provided to persons served.Reviews reports, case documentation and other documents prepared and submitted by professional social work staff, including placement paperwork, intake reports, quarterly reports, incident reports, termination reports, progress notes, resource family written assessments, and parent-child suitability summaries. Recommends revisions and grammatical corrections to such reports/documents as needed, and signs off on such reports/documents when they meet established expectations. Ensures that reports prepared for placing agency representatives are submitted in a timely manner.Ensures a sufficient number of resource parents are recruited to meet projected needs. Assists with planning and conducting recruitment events/advertising within San Bernardino and surrounding communities to recruit resource families.Supervises recruitment staff in their efforts to assist recruited families through the approval process to become foster parents or adoption homes. Monitors families as they progress through the various stages of the approval process.Plans and conducts in-service trainings for assigned staff to enhance their job-related professional development and to ensure they obtain information on updated laws, regulations, and changes to agency policies and procedures. Coordinates with supervisor to identify training needs.Plans and conducts (or facilitates) in-service trainings for resource parents, including resource family orientations and trainings, on-going adoption clinical trainings, and other trainings designed to further develop the competency of resource families.Handles a variety of business administration issues, such as payroll preparation and processing; petty cash and credit card processing; filing of records; preparing correspondence; requisition of supplies, and related administrative services.At the time monthly financial statements are received, reviews operating results of the district office, compares them to established objectives, and (in consultation with supervisor) ensures that appropriate measures are taken to correct unsatisfactory results. Also participates in the preparation of annual budgets for the district office.Monitors business competition in the assigned "district" (geographical area); tracks Koinonia's market share in relation to competitors. In general, ensures that Koinonia maintains a competitive advantage within the assigned district. Regularly reports findings to supervisor.Responsible for the business administration aspects of operating the district office. Arranges for upkeep and repair of facility (usually with landlord); ensures licenses and permits are up-to-date, negotiates leases and utilities agreements; may assist Corporate Office with computer, security and insurance related issues for the district office.Important: Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background clearance through the Department of Justice and FBI as well as a pre-employment physical and TB test, and drug screening. Also, must have a driver's license in good standing, reliable transportation and be able to meet auto insurance eligibility requirements.Koinonia Family Services is an equal opportunity employer.ExperienceRequired2 - 3 years: At least 3 years experience working with children and families in a public or private social services setting, two years of which have been in a administrative or managerial position.EducationRequiredMasters or better in Social WorkLicenses & CertificationsRequiredProfessional LicenseBehaviorsPreferredEnthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interestLeader: Inspires teammates to follow themDetail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done wellTeam Player: Works well as a member of a groupMotivationsPreferredAbility to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organizationSelf-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Keywords: Koinonia Family Services, San Bernardino , Clinical Supervisor - Foster Care/Adoption/Mental Health, Healthcare , San Bernardino, California

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