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The FFC Unit Supervisor oversees the permanency planning for children placed in care, including provision of services to children and families. He/she is responsible for the unit’s compliance with ASFA and other ACS, state and federal regulations, and their attendance at, and compliance with, all Family Team conferences, ACS conferences, court hearings, etc. He/she interacts and coordinates closely with program and agency administrations, as well as assumes specific functions to reach program goals, such as training, monitoring records, and evaluating staff performance. The unit supervisor must monitor the unit’s cases to comply with program goals and ACS/OCFS regulations and guide casework staff in their ongoing participation in ChildSuccessNYC.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Assume on-site administrative responsibility for all aspects of the FFC permanency planning process.
Review regulations/standards and enforces compliance
Alert Assistant Vice President/ Vice President to programmatic needs.
Participate with Assistant Vice President/Vice President in job hiring process.
Supervise, train and evaluate caseworkers, support staff, and other assigned staff as needed.
Maintain cooperative and productive relationships with other agency programs and departments, as well as with other Child Welfare agencies in the community.
Ensure compliance with all ACS/OCFS regulations, including submission of FASPs, Permanency Hearing reports and other important documents.
Attend Family Team Conferences and oversees FASPs, Permanency Hearing Reports and other vital written
Ensure compliance with Family Court, ASFA Regulations and ACS directive.
Monitor case record documentation.
Assign cases to workers.
Collaborate with KEEP/PTC TOTs and facilitators to ensure Birth Parents, Discharge Resources and Foster Parents are trained in accordance to CSNYC policy and procedures.
Ensure fidelity to KEEP/PTC models through adherence checklist and family visit checklists.
Maintains on-call responsibilities
Provide on call emergency phone coverage on a rotation with other FBH Supervisors.
Follow-up with Caseworkers on completion of CANS training and acquisition of CANS certifications.
Education & Experience
MSW or alternate Master's required, LMSW preferred; CANS certified; at least three (3) years experience in the field of child welfare supervisory experience preferred.
While performing the duties for this job, the employee is regularly required to effectively communicate clearly. The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 25 pounds. Travel unassisted, able to type progress notes.
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