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Foster Parent Recruiter Youth Services

Posted: 02/09/2020

Foster Parent Recruiter Youth services
Mayfield, Graves, KY (42066)
Number of openings: 1
Application closing date: 4/11/2020

Federal contractor, expires on 7/4/2023

Requisition: 46716

Title: Foster Parent Recruiter Youth services
Job Category: Operations Non-Management
Line of Business: Residential Services

Branding: ResCare

About this Career Opportunity:

The Foster Parent Recruiter is responsible for the recruiting of Family Foster Care Parents. The Recruiter will be responsible for generating profitable business from recruitment of foster families. The Recruiter will develop territories, increase targeted populations, develop sales plans, and develop rapport with potential candidates, and help increase awareness of the need for families.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Engage in recruitment and awareness activities in order to recruit prospective foster parents and build community relations.

Develop and implement proactive, strategic recruitment plans designed to attract and certify qualified candidates, while maintaining a pipeline of both active and passive candidates for future training and certification.

Respond to foster parent inquiries by phone within 24 hours.

Develop strategies to support efforts for general, targeted and child-specific recruitment and marketing.

Understand and follow all agency and state licensing requirements and ensure foster parent compliance with regulations at all times.

Work through and complete certification process with foster parents, including the completion of necessary documentation required.

Complete parent interviews, background clearances, home inspections to evaluate suitability, safety, and well-being of youth placed in the homes.

Maintain foster parent files in compliance with agency and state regulations.

Assist in the placement process and successful matching of youth and foster parents based on the needs of referred youth and the level of training, strengths and expertise of the foster family.

Maintain professional boundaries, conduct and confidentiality and other governmental laws and regulations, agency policy and licensure ethics.

Attend all company required meetings, as well as, community meeting to provide on-going collaboration with referral sources and community providers.

Provide support to all members of the treatment team, including case managers, therapists, foster parents and youth to ensure needs are met and placement stability.

Ensure safety and well-being of all youth in care by observing for signs of abuse and/or neglect.

Travel to affiliate locations to work with managers and frequent travel associated with recruitment events.

Participate in the development and implementation of Corrective Action Plans for foster parents in conjunction with the program supervisor.

Provide services that respect each family and youth's cultural background, heritage and identity.

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. Therefore, the employee may be requested to perform other reasonable duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor or other management as required.

The Company reserves the right to revise or change job duties as business requirements dictate. It is mutually agreed that the job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. It is also understood that the company reserves the right to change work schedules as required, including overtime.

Position Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services Field

Valid Driver's License and reliable transportation.

3-5 years' experience in full cycle recruiting in a fast paced, professional oriented environment; experience in sales, insurance or financial services recruitment preferred.

Demonstrated knowledge of vast recruiting strategies, including social media.

Effective at cold calling, pursuing warm leads, and transforming candidates into new colleagues.

The ability to remain customer focused and use independent judgment in problem solving required.

Strong interpersonal skills

Strong project management, new business development and customer retention skills a must.

A documented track record of achieving targeted objectives is required.

Must have a strong recruiting mentality and a general understanding of a recruiting life-cycle from sourcing/lead generation to filling positions.

Possess critical thinking skills, supported by intellectual curiosity and sound business judgment

Outstanding telephone presence and superior written communication skills, Team player and Natural Leader, Competitive,

Savvy with social media platforms, Strong attention to detail, Highly Organized, Highly

Energetic, Positive, Persistent, and Self-starter, who thrives on high levels of activity.

Additional Information
Step Stone Family and Youth Services

Benefits

ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare also offers a PayOUT program that allows employees to set their own pay day. to learn more about this program.

About Our Company

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Foster Parent Recruiter Youth services.

About this Line of Business

We cover thousands of homes across the country, with a comprehensive range of programs and services, including host home and foster care. ResCare partners with people in the community who open their homes to individuals with disabilities and assists families by providing adoption and foster care services. With almost four decades of experience in the IDD services field, our aim is to be the provider-of-choice in the development of unique and proprietary service offerings and technologies - working toward innovative care models and leading health outcomes with states and payers.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, r ace, color, national origin, r religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or s sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

3250 MADISON ST, PADUCAH, KY 42001-4334 USA

Res-Care, Inc., dba Bright Spring Health Services (“ResCare”), is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, r ace, color, national origin, r religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or s sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

Requirements
Applicants preferred to have at least a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
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