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DCCCA Inc. Foster Care Placement Specialist FT in Wichita, Kansas

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Foster Care Placement Specialist FT

Full Time Placement Specialist

The Child Placing Agency Placement Specialist accepts referral information from contractors regarding potential placements then coordinates the placements through networking and established community contacts. DCCCA has been a licensed Child Placing Agency in the state of Kansas since 2001. CPA staff work with foster parents to assist in providing the best possible services for children and families. We believe in every child's right to a stable placement with trained foster parents who are dedicated to his or her emotional and physical well-being, their educational opportunity, and permanency with the birth or adoptive family.

Position Overview:

+ Accepts referrals from foster care contractors

+ Requires daily communication with partnering agencies and staff to obtain information on placements

+ Completes daily placement documentation and data entry

+ Understands and follows DCF requirements

+ Requires evening and weekend rotation of being on call

Requirements include:

+ Requires high school diploma or general education degree (GED)

+ Requires at least two years of child welfare and/or family services experience

+ Requires a detailed understanding of foster parenting

+ Valid driver's license with a good driving record

+ Must pass pre-employment background checks, fingerprinting and drug screening