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Article Title: Visit Coaching Supervisor

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Family Time Coaching is an innovative program with a new approach to serving children and families who are in the care of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).  The program focuses on the strengths of families and the unique needs of children in order to promote successful reunification.

Our team provides intensive home and community-based therapeutic skill building to parents, with a focus on empowerment, empathy, responsiveness and active parenting while maintaining child safety. 

We are looking for a licensed Visit Coaching Supervisor (VCS) to join a team of consisting of Visit Coaching Workers (VCWs). This team works closely with DHHS to meet the needs of families. Employees will utilize on-the-job specialized training to ensure that families and children experience positive outcomes.

This management position is responsible for clinical oversight of the program. The successful candidate will provide direct supervision to a team of bachelor level Visit Coaching Workers (VCWs). The Visit Coaching Supervisors (VCS) will be trained in an empirically supported visit coaching model and assist the VCWs with implementation. Additionally, this position will: assist in maintaining quality personalized care given to these families at their time of highest need; work with DHHS and complete a comprehensive assessment for each family including a KIP assessment; and ensure quality documentation across the program. The VCS will create a positive culture for the program, working to sustain productive collaboration and partnerships with family, DHHS, and resource parents. To perform these duties, the successful candidate must have strong leadership abilities, interpersonal effectiveness, organization skills, and computer knowledge. 

The Visit Coaching Supervisor must: be credentialed as a LMSW, LCSW, or LMSW-CC; have previous documented experience working with children and families; have reliable, insured transportation and proof of automobile insurance. The right candidates will preferably have previous experience with clinical and programmatic supervision, in-home services, and child protective services.  Night and weekend hours may be necessary. 

Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must have background check results that are satisfactory to Penquis and indicate no previous or current record of involvement with child abuse, neglect or exploitation and no disqualifying criminal record or motor vehicle record as outlined in current contract provisions.

Penquis offers an excellent benefits package and competitive wages.

Apply on line at www.penquis.org or contact us at 973-3500 (TDD: 973:3520) or by email at hr@penquis.org  to request an application and job description.  Applications will be accepted until Friday August 14th.

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