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Area Manager

  • Alpharetta, GA
  • Full-time
  • Published: 2022-06-14 15:51:30Z

Job Overview

The agency is seeking an experienced and qualified social work counselor and leader to be an Area Manager (AM). The organization is the largest and fastest growing Georgia-based and Christ-centered child placing agency in the state of Georgia. They recruit, train, license, and support Christian foster care families. Their vision – that ALL foster children experience the hope, healing, and unconditional love of Jesus Christ.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the direct supervision of 5-7 Foster Family Consultants
  • Manages the placement, case management, and support services provided to the foster children and foster families
  • Review and approve case management documents and assure that documentation is completed accurately and timely
  • May carry a partial caseload and assume additional responsibilities as needed as they grow their team
  • Manages all critical incidents & reporting to state OPM/RCC/CPS investigations, etc. in collaboration with the Quality Department
  • Provide for dissemination of information to FFC’s in collaboration with other developments within the county DFCS and the child protective service field and changes within the state of Georgia’s child welfare environment
  • Collaborate with Home Study Team regarding new family approval, home compliance, and on-hold status of families
  • Represents organization in the targeted geography and maintain DFCS county relationships through partnership meetings

 

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Human Services or Related Field preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services Field (i.e Social Work, Psychology, Behavioral
  • Science, Counseling, Social Services, or other related degree) and must be enrolled in a Master’s Degree Human Services or Related Field program with target completion within three (3) years.
  • Strong clinical knowledge, particularly in the areas of childhood trauma, family-systems, substance abuse.
  • Strong coaching/counseling and crisis intervention skills.
  • Georgia RBWO Foundations Certified required (can be obtained after hire).
  • Experience with GA Score and Shines preferred, but not required.

 

General Expectations

  • This position is based in-office at the company headquarters in Alpharetta, GA
  • Flexibility to travel infrequently, and work evenings and weekends. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.

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