Director of Social Services (Austin,TX)
The Bair Foundation - Austin, TX

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As one of the nation's fastest growing Christian foster care ministries, The Bair Foundation is currently seeking candidates for Director of Social Services in Austin, TX.

Core Responsibilities:
Supervise and support social service workers and staff to assure that each child receives services in accordance with all laws, regulations and internal policies.
Facilitate the provision of safe, secure and nurturing living experiences in accordance with The Bair Foundation mission.
Assures the implementation of all applicable state regulations and organizational policies and procedures within the office.
Supervises treatment, planning and progress of clients.
Assures resolution of critical incidents for foster care/family preservation services.
Makes visits to foster homes annually and those homes that have more than three foster children a minimum of twice per year.
Develops budget for services to assure office is operating without financial loss.
Maintains communication with referral agencies regarding current children by monthly visitations for agencies with more than five children in care.
Must become proficient with The Bair Foundation's treatment model and its application.
Supervises the Intake Staff ensuring placement goals are met.
Bachelor's degree in social services or a related field, and currently enrolled in a Master's program in social services with two years of experience in a child-placing agency conducting child-placing activities, or a Master's degree in social services or a related field with one year of experience in a child-placing agency conducing child-placing activities. Must have a minimum of one year of experience in supervision of child-placing personnel and programs.

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