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Supervisor, Foster Care

Company: Samaritas
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary


Provides support and leadership for case managers/case assistant teams that provide services for children and families on an assigned caseload in accordance with all applicable contractual and regulatory requirements and accreditation standards.


Duties and Responsibilities


  1. Provide weekly individual and team supervision to staff. Lead team meetings and train and support staff.
  2. Oversee assignment and placement of children.
  3. Work with licensing supervisor to ensure compliance with child placing agency rules and liaison with family court, DHS and other community systems.
  4. Provide a range of case management services, including social casework, counseling and treatment of clients, and community referral.
  5. Support, direction and leadership for case managers.
  6. Provide supportive casework services to child, birth family and foster family during initial placement and replacement.
  7. Prepare and attend all scheduled court hearings on assigned caseload.
  8. Ensure accurate and completion of all reports and assignments required by the organization or other agencies.

Job Qualifications


Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification


  • Master degree in Human Behavioral Science field preferred; or a Bachelor degree in a Human Behavioral Science field required.
  • Licensed by the State of Michigan as a social worker preferred.




  • Three years’ work experience in a child welfare agency, a child caring institution, or an agency performing a child welfare function required.


Knowledge Skills and Abilities


  • Advanced knowledge of social service administration/management, and ability to use group dynamics and processes.
  • Ability to be culturally sensitive and relate to multi-problem families
  • Ability to develop outcomes measurements related to programs activities and services.
  • Ability to complete short and long-term goal setting.
  • Ability to work in team relationships with other professionals from various community groups, agencies and disciplines.
  • Ability to advocate for staff and program needs within the organization and inter-organization systems.
  • Ability to speak, read and write fluent English.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • Advanced ability to read, write and interpret legal and technical documents.
  • Ability to understand, analyze and interpret data and financial reports and effect corrective action.
  • Ability to communicate expectations clearly and to effectively utilize a teamwork approach with staff at all levels.
  • Ability to utilize basic word processing and specific computer software applications.


Additional Work Requirements


  • Required to participate in a system of 24 hour availability to clients, foster and adoptive parents, and staff, as required.
  • Unrestricted, valid driver’s license with good driving record. Reliable personal transportation suitable for safely transporting persons served; proof of current automobile insurance.


Physical and Mental Requirements


  • High levels of concentration.
  • Ability to move freely about.
  • Ability to lift and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to lift/carry small children.
  • Near visual acuity; hand-eye coordination; hand and finger dexterity.


At Samaritas, we ask you to join us - to “Be The Rock That Starts The Ripple”. A ripple of transformation in the individual lives of the 15,000 people we help each year, and a ripple of positive change throughout our community. Our team is growing at Samaritas! We are seeking more Rocks to join our team. We are always looking for additional employees who want to make a big impact and have a lot of fun doing so as part of an enthusiastic, collaborative team. We want you to be our rock!


We walk with people in need, offering hope and compassion while upholding their dignity, advocating for equality and justice, and seeking creative solutions with those who place their trust in us.


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