Overview

The Contractor-Behavior Aid/Hotel Supervision-Swainsboro/Emanuel collaborates with the Department of Family and Child Services to provide behavior aid, parent aid and transportation services for foster children and their biological parents.
Many children in foster care become displaced and must reside in hotels while their case managers find them new placement. While in the hotel, in order to properly care for these children, behavior aids are assigned 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
IMMEDIATE NEED Contractor-Behavior Aid/Hotel Supervisor-Swainsboro/Emanuel Area
**Specific need for Hotel Supervision for foster children awaiting placement.***

Responsibilities:

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Assist families who are involved with DFCS (Dept. of Family and Children Services) in building parental capacity and/or work towards reunification through parent skills training and linkage to community resources
Facilitate and supervise visitation between approved parents and children as identified in the case plan
Provide transportation services for purposes of supervised visitation between approved parents and children as identified in the case plan
Provide drug screen collections
Travel to the patient’s home to perform a urine, hair, and/or saliva specimen collection as requested by the DFCS Case Manager
Collaborate with case managers, other contractors and community partners to ensure effective treatment and case collaboration
Contribute to Georgia HOPE’s culture of safety and inclusion by demonstrating a commitment to learning how to engage with issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Services Available based on Education and Experience
Behavior Aid, Parent Aid, Supervised Visit Services Require:

Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services-related field OR high school diploma and five years experience in the human-services field. Human Services degrees which are acceptable: Psychology, Sociology, Counseling (religious counseling is not acceptable) Social Work, Child Development, Community Mental Health, Human Services, Criminal Justice (only with Juvenile experience/DJJ), Education (experience teaching K-12 grade)

Transportation Services Require:

Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services-related field OR high school diploma and 1 year experience in the human-services field. Human Services degrees which are acceptable: Psychology, Sociology, Counseling (religious counseling is not acceptable) Social Work, Child Development, Community Mental Health, Human Services, Criminal Justice (only with Juvenile experience/DJJ), Education (experience teaching K-12 grade)

Drug Screen Services Require:

High school diploma or GED

In addition the follows skills are required:

Basic computer skills, including familiarity with using the internet and Microsoft Word
Ability to work independently and manage time efficiently
Ability to function as a member for a multi-disciplinary treatment team and work cooperatively with other agency providers
Ability to conduct oneself professionally and ethically with clients, co-providers and community partners

Advantages of Contract Work with Georgia HOPE:

Mileage reimbursement for client appointments
The ability to create your own flexible schedule
The ability to work remotely when completing admin-related tasks
Compensation rates for different types of services

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