Daniel Kids – Licensing, Recruitment & Training Specialist for Foster Parents

Posted Sep 01, 2022 JACKSONVILLE, Florida

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Expires Oct 01, 2022


The Licensing, Recruitment & Training Specialist is responsible for assisting in recruiting, and then licensing and training foster parent to provide residential placement to clients in need of therapeutic foster care. In addition, the Licensing, Recruitment & Training Specialist ensures all providers maintain compliance with training and licensure requirements.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Accurately completes all licensing and re-licensing requirements according to state rules, laws, and guidelines. Continually coordinates and documents a comprehensive program for Pre-Service and In Service Training that meets state regulations and internal standards. Effectively screens all potential therapeutic foster parents to ensure a safe healing environment for the children we serve. Coordinates recruitment and public relations efforts aimed at obtaining potential therapeutic foster parents. Internally documents information and maintains files on each family with consideration to details and accuracy of information. Creates and distributes foster family lists to all appropriate departments and staff members in a timely manner. Provides program information promptly to prospective treatment parents. Provides up to date program information to daniel therapeutic foster parents. Maintains contact with FBT family clinicians while conducting quarterly foster parent evaluations. Consistently attends all mandatory meetings as required. Consistently meets DCF licensing and relicensing packet timelines Ensures all complaints and/or suggestions are processed and responded to. Thoroughly investigates treatment parent abuse allegations and service delivery complaints. Serves as Daniel’s liaison with DCF’s Foster Home Review Committee while reporting pertinent situations to DCF for staffing. Maintains staff awareness of client’s rights and grievance procedures. Consistently maintains client confidentiality. Actively observes for signs of abuse and takes corrective actions as per agency policy. Relates with clients, parents, peers, and employees in a respectful and professional manner. Works effectively as a team member while displaying a positive attitude towards daniel and the department. Displays a willingness to work on varying assignments. Displays a willingness to work on varying assignments while adapting to changes in duties or Daniel Policies Actively seeks self-improvement opportunities (continuing education, professional development). Provides proper notification for absences and tardiness. Demonstrates a working knowledge of the agency disaster plan. Begins and ends scheduled shifts per assigned schedule Executes sound judgment by effectively analyzing problems, determining appropriate actions and utilizing timely and logical decision making skills. Demonstrates an ability to function independently while completing assigned tasks per departmental, DCF, and agency timelines. Staff member demonstrates an awareness and understanding of the cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of the community and children we serve. Responds to calls professionally and promptly.


Must possess current CWCM certification. Only applicants with this certification will be considered.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college with a major in Psychology, Sociology, or a related human services field. One to three years of relevant experience.

Salary/Salary Range

Salary $35,568.00 - $42,681.60 annually depending upon experience; excellent medical, dental and 401K package, and generous PTO.


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