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HOMEBUILDERS Supervisor - Remote within Maine

Company: Bethany Christian Services
Location: Lewiston
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

HOMEBUILDERS Supervisor - Remote within MaineRequisition #: req8514Location: Lewiston, MaineHours: Full-Time (40 hours/week)This position includes $1,500 Sign On Bonus!Bethany is changing the world through family. We began our work by serving one child more than 75 years ago. Today, Bethany is an international Christian nonprofit partnering with communities in more than 30 states and in several countries around the world. We strengthen and preserve families, support displaced people fleeing danger, and find safe, loving families for children who need them. Bethany is at the forefront of creating and implementing solutions to meet the growing needs of vulnerable children and families in the U.S. and around the world.The HOMEBUILDERS program is an evidence-based model which has been rated as a Well Supported family preservation program by the Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse. Emphasis is on child safety and keeping the family together. The HOMEBUILDERS Supervisor is responsible for supervising the HOMEBUILDERS team within the respective region and state. This individual will also be responsible for clinical supervision and management of the HOMEBUILDERS Specialist position.This position is expected to function effectively with moderate supervision while following the guidelines given on procedures, along with agency, federal, and state regulatory requirements.ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:Adhere to all supervisor components in the HOMEBUILDERS StandardsManage, develop, and train the team, while providing weekly supervisionBuild a cohesive team and maintain positive employee moraleEnsure agency policies and procedures are enforced through employee evaluations, conference request, time sheets, and reimbursement vouchersOversee the operations of the employee selection, hiring, training, disciplinary action, and orientation processes in accordance with agency expectationsEnsure that all direct reports adhere to the components in the HOMEBUILDERS StandardsAvailable to receive referrals, provide consultation, and support 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, while ensuring client eligibility and intake sessions occur within 24 hours of referralProvide coverage of the emergency and crisis systemServe as a back-up to HOMEBUILDERS Specialists, as neededConsult with Specialists, management staff, and the consultant on issues regarding client, Specialists, and community safety, while also ensuring each client intervention plan addresses safety issuesEnsure HOMEBUILDERS Specialists provide a range of clinical, concrete, and advocacyServices consistent with the HOMEBUILDERS model and the family's values, learning styles, lifestyle, circumstances, and cultureEnsure HOMEBUILDERS Specialists utilize the components of engagement and motivation enhancement strategies; research-based cognitive/behavioral strategies; a variety of teaching methods; a comprehensive, strength-focused assessment process; a collaborative goal setting and service planning process; provision of concrete goods and services (including transportation); advocacy; and assessment of goal progress in their work with familiesEnsure all clinical documentation is completed and submitted as outlined in the HOMEBUILDERS standardsMonitor model fidelity and program outcome dataAssist HOMEBUILDERS Specialists with analyzing and interpreting performance dataConduct quality assurance reviews of client recordsMeet standard for ongoing client contact requirements, and ensure compliance with the respective state's child welfare agency contract requirementsReview, revise and approve all documents sent to parties outside the officeCollect, review and approve expense reports and check requests for accuracy in accordance with agency guidelinesMeet contract guidelines for submission of billings, invoices, and service reportsParticipate in community groups and build strong relationships within the local communityMaintain positive working relationships with the respective state's child welfare agency staff and others in the communityDemonstrate flexibility with working hours outside of the normal business hours to meet the needs of the role to include some evenings and weekends, as neededMay be required or asked to participate in a Bethany sponsored donor engagement event.QUALIFICATIONS:Master's degree in Social Work, Human Services, or equivalent field of study from an accredited college with two (2) years of experience working with children and families, preferably in family preservation and stabilization, or Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Human Services, or equivalent field of study from an accredited college with four (4) years of experience working with children and families, preferably in family preservation and stabilizationPreferably one (1) year of experience supervising others and teamsPreferably active or able to obtain professional licensure issued by the state of the work location as a LCSW, or the following licenses: LICSW, LMFT, LP, LPEI, LPC, or LMHC, preferred (Licensure not required in state of Maine)Must possess the ability to engage, develop, and maintain positive community relationships with a diverse group of individualsDemonstrates excellent assessment, therapeutic and crisis intervention skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsWork well under pressure and adaptable to changeComputer and typing skills sufficient to perform essential job functionsMust live within sixty minutes of proximity to most families being servedMust have an ability to work flexible work hours to include some evenings and weekendsActive motor vehicle license and a reliable automobile with adequate insurance coveragePass a criminal history screen, including state and local child protection agency registriesSubscription to and integration of the agency Statement of Faith, Mission Statement, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commitment.We value and embrace the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion; our culture is strengthened and our workplace is more dynamic. We are a global organization with multicultural staff, clients and stakeholders, so we strive to create a workplace that reflects the communities we serve and where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. More work remains, but we are deeply committed to honestly acknowledging and addressing the impacts of race and racism throughout the organization. This work can be uncomfortable and even painful, but we believe that the greatest challenges bear the greatest rewards.

Keywords: Bethany Christian Services, New England , HOMEBUILDERS Supervisor - Remote within Maine, Other , Lewiston, Northeast

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