Permanency Care Manager, Foster Care
Job Details
Hudson-NPCS - Hudson, NY
Full Time
Bachelors
Up to 50%
Mixed Day & Evening
Nonprofit - Social Services
POSITION OVERVIEW

The Foster Care program is seeking a full-time Permanency Care Manager. This is great role for someone with case management experience! The ideal candidate would be comfortable working with the children in care, the Department of Social Services, foster families, and birth families in the journey toward achieving permanency in a variety of settings.  

Responsibilities

  • Work with foster and birth families to coordinate all appointments for children, including providing transportation if another plan cannot be found
  • Attend all client-related meetings, including Counsel on Special Education, Termination of Parental Rights, staff meetings, service provider meetings, emergency meetings, court, and others as requested
  • Facilitate meetings with other service providers as needed
  • Support birth families including providing supervised visitation and feedback and coaching on parenting skills and communication regarding progress/problems of children in care and obstacles toward permanency
  • Participation in treatment and discharge planning
  • Regular case documentation 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree and at least one year of experience in social services, or equivalent education and experience   
  • Ability to work night and/or weekend hours and be part of an on-call rotation to support foster families in after-hours crisis   
  • Driver's license and reliable, safe, and clean transportation and a willingness to transport clients in own vehicle  
ABOUT NORTHERN RIVERS
If you want a rewarding career where you make a positive impact on children and their families, we want to talk to you! At Northern Rivers Family of Services, we work together to make a difference in our client's lives while also strengthening our community.
 
We are a family of human service agencies united in our passion to helping children, families, and adults reach their potential. Northern Rivers coordinates the quality of care, depth of programs, and combined size and passion for the mission to provide care for more than 18,000 people each year in 41 counties throughout New York State. If you’ve got the talent, drive and desire to make a real difference in your community, you need to be a part of Northern Rivers Family of Services!
 
Our employees receive generous paid time off, an expansive health care package, tuition reimbursement, loan repayment assistance, free training/CEU opportunities, and much more!
 
Apply today to become part of our team!
 
Northern Rivers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. We cherish the unique contributions of our diverse staff, and are building a culture where everyone has the opportunity to do the meaningful work here at Northern Rivers!
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