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The Foster Care and Adoption Licensing Specialist is responsible for the initial licensing of Resource Families which includes foster care and adoption services. This entails working with families through the process which includes orientation, training, and writing the home study summary.

The worker in this position is responsible for working with families to complete assigned new home studies for resource, relative and/or adoptive within project timelines. The position requires the individual to become very familiar with all licensing rules and adoption rules through the Department of Human Services and the Iowa Code. This position will include Council Bluffs and surrounding areas.

This position is based on an annual contract.

Essential Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree in social work, or a related field.
A minimum of two years of experience within the field of child welfare is preferred. Experience in the area of adoption, foster care, and of home studies is ideal.
Requires valid driver's license, vehicle and automoblie insurance, and driving record that meets agency policy.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to interact with families and children with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics in the service population.

• Location: Council Bluffs, Omaha

• Post ID: 10556357 omaha is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2017