Children’s Home & Aid provides foster care services grounded in the belief that the best place for children to grow up is in a family, and the most effective way to ensure children’s safety, permanency, and well-being is to provide services that engage, involve, strengthen, and support families. We know that the best teams work closely with each other – collaboratively wrapping children and families with a range of services driven by Best Practices. Children’s Home & Aid recognizes how critical the role of Supervisor is in ensuring foster care services are effective, and we back that up with intensive support, dedicated resources, individual development, and a specific focus on team interconnectedness.
Our standards are high and the work is challenging, but in return, you will have the full support of administration and the backing of an entire organization. If you’re up for a challenge, willing to work hard, and believe in helping to create positive change in the lives of the community’s most vulnerable children and families, this may be the job for you.
Foster Care Supervisor responsibilities include:
Provide oversight and leadership to a team of Foster Care Case Managers
Provide consultation on individual cases on a regular basis
Evaluate staff performance
Ensure that DCFS performance standards are met and develop methods to enhance the quality of services
Provide back-up for team members, including providing services to clients when necessary
Master’s Degree in Social Work or other human service field required
Minimum of 5 years child welfare experience required
2 years supervisory experience preferred
Child Welfare license and CERAP certification or ability to obtain licensure and certification within 90 days of employment required.
Bilingual skills required (English/Spanish)
Valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and reliable transportation required
Compensation includes paid time off, as well as medical, dental, vision and life insurance and a 401(k) Employee savings plan. Children’s Home + Aid is an equal opportunity employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.
About Children's Home & Aid
Children’s Home & Aid is a leading child and family service agency in Illinois. Each year, it protects, educates and counsels over 40,000 children, youth and families to improve their lives. For over 130 years, Children’s Home & Aid has been a compassionate advocate helping to shape public policy in child welfare, early childhood and juvenile justice. Children’s Home & Aid is recognized for establishing best practices and achieving outstanding results through its programs and services that focus on child abuse prevention, healthy child development and strengthening families. Children’s Home & Aid is an equal opportunity employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.
Compensation includes paid time off, as well as medical, dental, vision and life insurance and a 401(k) Employee savings plan.