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HOMEBUILDERS - Supervisor - Remote within Maine

Company: Bethany Christian Services
Location: Lewiston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

HOMEBUILDERS - Supervisor - Remote within Maine

Requisition #: req8841

Location: Lewiston, Maine

Hours: 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.


Adhere to all supervisor components in the HOMEBUILDERS - Standards
Manage, develop, and train the team, while providing weekly supervision
Build a cohesive team and maintain positive employee morale
Ensure agency policies and procedures are enforced through employee evaluations, conference request, time sheets, and reimbursement vouchers
Oversee the operations of the employee selection, hiring, training, disciplinary action, and orientation processes in accordance with agency expectations
Ensure that all direct reports adhere to the components in the HOMEBUILDERS - Standards
Available 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 referral
Provide coverage of the emergency and crisis system
Serve as a back-up to HOMEBUILDERS - Specialists, as needed
Consult with Specialists, management staff, and the consultant on issues regarding client, Specialists, and community safety, while also ensuring each client intervention plan addresses safety issues
Ensure HOMEBUILDERS - Specialists provide a range of clinical, concrete, and advocacy
Services consistent with the HOMEBUILDERS - model and the family's values, learning styles, lifestyle, circumstances, and culture
Ensure 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 families
Ensure all clinical documentation is completed and submitted as outlined in the HOMEBUILDERS - standards
Monitor model fidelity and program outcome data
Assist HOMEBUILDERS - Specialists with analyzing and interpreting performance data
Conduct quality assurance reviews of client records
Meet standard for ongoing client contact requirements, and ensure compliance with the respective state's child welfare agency contract requirements
Review, revise and approve all documents sent to parties outside the office
Collect, review and approve expense reports and check requests for accuracy in accordance with agency guidelines
Meet contract guidelines for submission of billings, invoices, and service reports
Participate in community groups and build strong relationships within the local community
Maintain positive working relationships with the respective state's child welfare agency staff and others in the community
Demonstrate flexibility with working hours outside of the normal business hours to meet the needs of the role to include some evenings and weekends, as needed
May be required or asked to participate in a Bethany sponsored donor engagement event.


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 stabilization
Preferably one (1) year of experience supervising others and teams
Preferably 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 individuals
Demonstrates excellent assessment, therapeutic and crisis intervention skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Work well under pressure and adaptable to change
Computer and typing skills sufficient to perform essential job functions
Must live within sixty minutes of proximity to most families being served
Must have an ability to work flexible work hours to include some evenings and weekends
Active motor vehicle license and a reliable automobile with adequate insurance coverage
Pass a criminal history screen, including state and local child protection agency registries
Subscription 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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