Foster Care Social Worker

Join Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina to begin a meaningful and rewarding career where you are changing the lives of children and families!  If you want more than just a job, and are seeking a calling to help abused, abandoned and neglected children, we want you on our team. Our magnificent direct care and support staff are the reason behind the success of children who thrives under our care. If you are ready to provide children with guidance, structure and encouragement, join us.  We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package.  As one of North Carolina's premier youth services agencies, we are seeking dedicated individuals and experienced professionals to join our team and support our goal of providing an environment of care where health, healing and hope are experienced by those who enter our doors.

PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
 

Education: Bachelors Degree in the field of human services from an accredited college or university required and one year of directly related experience.

Experience: Must have at least three (3) years experience working with emotionally and behaviorally disturbed youths and their families. Experience in working with foster parents.

Conditions of Employment: Must have complete physical by a doctor prior to reporting to work. Physical health must meet all standards as established by the Department of Human Resources or other local agencies governing childcare.

Valid driver's license and proof of insurance. Required to consent to a driver's record check through the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles prior to employment. Consent to an annual driver's record check through the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles.

WORKING SCHEDULE: Salaried, Exempt, full-time position

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to demonstrate all the technical and program skills required of a foster parent.

Advanced technical writing skills required.

Advanced treatment planning and behavior analysis skills required.

Teaching TIPS-MAPP required throughout the year.

Ability to build relationships with other professionals and foster families.

Requires extensive day and night travel to provide supervision and technical support services to assigned foster parents.

Extended work hours are necessary on occasion. Must provide 24 hours accessibility, including weekends and holidays during assigned times (pager provided). On call responsibilities may include being on-call to assigned foster parents, on-call backup for other program consultants and colleagues during their time off.


    You can apply by completing the Boys and Girls Homes Application and sending it by email to tesa.bush@bghnc.org or fax to 910-646-3609 and/or mail to Boys & Girls Homes of NC, Inc. - P.O. Box 127, Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450 - Attn: Tesa Bush, Human Resources Manager. For questions, please call Tesa Bush at 910-646-3083 ext 205.