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Level 1 Licensing Supervisor

Job Title
Level 1 Licensing Supervisor
Job ID
Rockledge,  FL 32955
Other Location
Salary: $57,000/yr

Position Summary: The Licensing Supervisor is responsible for the review and approval of initial home studies for family foster homes ensuring timely and thorough completion in accordance with Florida Administrative Code. This position also provides recommendations for approval or revocation of license. This position facilitates PRIDE and other training opportunities and provides support in the resolution of all incident reports, foster care referrals and licensing concerns to existing foster homes. The Licensing Supervisor participates in the on call rotation for placement in the second tier.

Technical/Functional Expectations:
  1. Reviews Licensing Home Studies-Essential Function: The position reviews initial and re licensure home studies inclusive of the assessment and evaluation of all household members and babysitters, background screening and quarterly abuse report histories.
  2. Home Visits to Family Foster Homes -Essential Function: This position will provide regular and ongoing home visits to family foster homes. The position will also complete move studies in order to amend a family's license due to a change in residence and upon satisfactorily inspection of the home by the Specialist.
  3. PRIDE Training -Essential Function: The position will conduct PRIDE training on a regular and ongoing basis to train new foster parents as well as facilitate other foster parent trainings.
  4. Conduct Ongoing Assessments- Essential Function: This position will conduct ongoing assessments to determine capacity increase or decrease as indicated based on family skills, training, household composition, physical space and other determining factors.
  5. Liaison between Foster Parents and Case Managers: This position will serve as a Liaison between foster parents and case managers ensuring open communication and timely resolution of any identified concerns. This position will foster strong partnerships with foster parents and engage in timely resolution of any identified concerns.
  6. Staff Development: This position will provide supervision, professional development, coaching, mentoring and manage staff time efficiently and effectively to ensure maximization of resources.
  7. Other duties as required: Job performance requires fulfilling other incidental or related duties as assigned, assisting and training others, and performing duties of higher rated positions from time to time for developmental purposes.
Behavioral Competencies:
  1.  Attention to Detail: Able to be thorough and complete when working with assembling, processing, or providing detailed information; track details even when under pressure.
  2. Customer Service: Able to anticipate and respond to customer's needs, concerns, or questions in order to meet or exceed their expectations; help evaluate needs and options; show care and concern to demonstrate customer importance and value.
  3. Integrity: Able to demonstrate consistency of words and actions; protect confidential information; do what is right even when no one is watching; demonstrate sound business ethics; consistently comply with organizational values.
  4. Verbal Communication: Able to clearly express ideas, information, or concerns with the spoken word; present verbal information in a straightforward manner; ask questions in order to open channels of communication; listen to understand perspective of others.
  5. Self-Control: Able to maintain a composed problem-solving approach when faced with unrealistic expectations, pressing time demands, frustration, or interpersonal conflict.
  6. Trust and Respect: Able to demonstrate respect and treat others in an honest and straightforward manner; keep dealings with others confidential; keep word and follow through on commitments.
  7. Sensitivity: Work effectively with and show sensitivity to cultural differences and various socio-economic backgrounds of others.
  8. Ethics: Adhere to and model principles and values of Agency and System of Care by being strength-based, solution-focused, maintains highest level of integrity and ethical standards and work collaboratively with employees, partners, stakeholders and clients in all interactions.
Business Experience:
  1. PRIDE Trainer Certification - Required: This position requires candidate to possess certification as a PRIDE Trainer.
  2. Valid Driver License - Essential: This is required in order to travel throughout the County and other locations for client and other meetings.
  3. 3Effective verbal and written communication skills: This is required in order to develop effective and collaborative communications with children and families, the community and service providers. These skills are required to facilitate PRIDE classes and complete accurate and timely home studies.
  4. Advanced computer and data entry skills: This is required in order to maintain spreadsheets and data in foster care licensing.
  5. Certified Child Protection Professional - Essential: Required in order to serve in this role.
  6. Collaboration, negotiation and problem-solving skills: This skill and experience is required to ensure successful integration into our system of care.
  7. 4+ years prior experience in foster care licensing: Prior experience in foster care licensing is essential in order to fulfill expectations, adhere to statutes and ensure timely deliverables.
Educational and Experience Requirements:
1.       BA/BS - Bachelors Degree or equivalent required.
2.       MBA - Masters of Business Administration or equivalent preferred.
3.       4+ years foster care licensing required.
4.       5+ years foster care licensing preferred.

Physical Requirements:
1.       Lifting 20 pounds
2.       Carrying 20 pounds
3.       Sitting
4.       Standing
5.       Stooping / Crouching
6.       Bending
7.       Reading
8.       Speaking
9.       Listening
10.     Typing
11.     Writing
12.     Noise Conditions

Brevard Family Partnership Family of Agencies are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. These employers also maintain Drug-Free Workplaces. Requests for Auxiliary Aids for Hearing Impaired or Limited English Proficiency Candidates may be made with a minimum of five (5) days notice to C. Hernandez at (321) 752-4650.