Director of Social Services

  • The Bair Foundation
  • 7430 Golden Pond Place, Amarillo, TX, USA
  • Apr 01, 2021
Full time Management Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Overview:
To direct, supervise and coordinate activities of our foster care program to assure that services are provided in accordance with all contracts, licensing regulations, Council on Accreditation (COA) and The Bair Foundation’s policies and procedures.

Benefits: 

  • Generous Holiday and PTO benefits
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • 401K Traditional and ROTH
  • Employer Funded Retirement Plan
  • Training and Educational Assistance
  • Eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program

Responsibilities:

  • Assuring resolutions of incidents, which include the development and monitoring of safety plans and completing documentation that mitigates high-risk behaviors.
  • Supervising and supporting staff to assure that services are in accordance with the program description.
  • Assuring the implementation of all applicable state regulations, contract requirements, COA requirements, and The Bair Foundation's policies and procedures for the office.
  • Responsible for conducting evaluations of staff and make appropriate recommendations to report to the State Director.
  • Development of program budgets to assure the office is operating without financial loss.
  • Maintaining relationships with referral agencies regarding current clients.  Relationship development includes regular visits and email/phone communication to referral sources.
  • Responsible for ensuring program growth goals are met.
  • Provides "on-call" support when necessary.
  • Provides an environment that promotes respect for clients, their privacy, and confidentiality that follows HIPAA regulations.
  • Ensures that client safety through regular supervision of staff, documentation review, and direct observation of service provision. 

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social services or related field and four years of experience in a child-placing agency conducting child-placing activities.
  • Master’s degree in social services or a related field with three years of experience in a child-placing agency conducting child-placing activities. 
  • Preferred minimum of one year of experience in supervision of child-placing personnel and programs and be LCPAA qualified