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Communications Supervisor Child Welfare

Company: DCCCA, Inc.
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Serving individuals and families throughout Kansas and Oklahoma, DCCCA has proudly served the residents of our communities with a spirit of openness and acceptance for over 45 years. Are you ready to join us? DCCCA is looking for qualified, capable professionals to fill the role of Communications Supervisor with our Child Placing Agency in the Lawrence, KS area. The Supervisor offers a wealth of personal and professional rewards that allow you to make a difference as well as a living. DCCCA has been a licensed Child Placing Agency in the state of Kansas since 2001. CPA staff work with foster parents to assist in providing the best possible services for children and families. We believe in every child's right to a stable placement with trained foster parents who are dedicated to his or her emotional and physical well-being, their educational opportunity, and permanency with the birth or adoptive family. As a Communications Supervisor , you will oversee CPA Placement Specialists, cultivate relationships with Case Management Providers as well as the Department of Children and Families. Other duties included in the position are:

  • Monitors CPA referrals and placements and provides coverage of placement job responsibilities when needed
  • Conducts new employee training, eReach training and other beneficial training to staff and foster families
  • Manages eReach system
  • Provides direct supervision to assigned staff individually and as a group once a month
  • Approves timesheets and expenses for staff
  • Addresses foster family issues via home visits or telephone calls as appropriate
  • Submits monthly program statistics on or before the due date
  • Works with Director and CPA Coordinators in hiring, terminating, and discipling CPA staff Job Requirements:As a vital member of our Child Placing Agency team, the Communications Supervisor should be service-oriented with a passion for helping others. Active listening, professionalism, and excellent communications skills are required for success in this role. Additional requirements of the position include:
    • Requires a bachelor---s degree in communications or a related-field
    • At least two years of child welfare and/or family services experience is preferred
    • Previous supervisory experience is required
    • Valid driver's license with a good driving record--
    • Must pass pre-employment background checks, drug screening, and fingerprinting Benefits:-- Taking a job at DCCCA means more than just accepting a job --- it means becoming a part of our professional family. At DCCCA, our commitment to growth, wellness, and vitality extends to our clients and providers alike. The waiting period for benefit eligibility has been waived so newly hired employees are eligible the first of the month after 30 days of employment. Our benefits include: Paid Sick/Vacation 10 paid Holidays 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer match Employer paid Life Insurance Health Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Flexible Spending Paid Training Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness eligible employer Our culture is one that supports your development goals, both personally and professionally, right from the start! We proudly offer you the opportunity to grow your career in the healthcare industry within a creative, collaborative environment that inspires your success and rewards your performance. Highly competitive compensation, continuous professional development support, flexible work schedules, and numerous work/life balance rewards are all a part of the package for the Communications Supervisor at DCCCA. EOE

Keywords: DCCCA, Inc., Lawrence , Communications Supervisor Child Welfare, Other , Lawrence, Kansas

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