Foster Case Manager

Hope Cottage
June 6, 2023
Dallas, Texas
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Hope Cottage is currently seeking an experienced professional to help expand our foster care program. This staff person will facilitate placing children in foster homes and monitor children’s progress from placement through adoption or family reunification.   This position is critical to ensuring children in the care of Texas Department of Family and Protective Services have safe and caring foster homes.

Position Summary:  

The ideal candidate will be an advocate for children, foster care, and adoption. They will be self-disciplined and self-motivated to meet the needs of foster children and be a positive contribution to the Foster Care Services team.  Success in this position requires strict adherence to regulations as set forth in Texas Department of Family and Protective Service Minimum Standards for Child Placing Agencies.  This position will support the team by participating in recruitment events and foster family training as needed and requires flexibility to work evenings and weekends as necessary.

Minimum Education Required: Bachelor Degree in Social Work or other human service discipline from an accredited university, master’s degree preferred.

Required Experience: At least one year of work experience in a child placing agency or CPS.  Internship experience may be considered.

Other requirements: Must have demonstrated knowledge about CPS, foster care and adoption.  Must be self-directed and self-motivated and able to function effectively with minimal supervision. Should be comfortable making presentations and leading training for small groups of foster families.  Must be thorough, timely and accurate in documentation of case files in accordance with licensing requirements.

Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License and automobile liability insurance and have regular access to a reliable automobile for use on agency business across a multi-county area.  Travel is reimbursed at the current federal rate per mile.

This is a full time position with generous paid time off and benefits.    The agency provides term life insurance and long term disability and covers a major portion of employee health insurance.  Other voluntary benefits are available.  Salary is commensurate with experience. Salary range $40,000-$48,000.


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