Job Title: Pregnancy, Parenting and Adoption Supervisor
Job Classification (Exempt or Non-exempt): Exempt
Reports To: Pregnancy, Parenting and Adoption Program Director
Job Summary: Works with the Pregnancy, Parenting and Adoption Program Director to achieve the goals and plans of the Agency. Assists in recruiting, training and providing supervision to Pregnancy, Parenting and Adoption staff in relation to collaborating with eligible parents and families to identify desired outcomes and engage in service planning to meet the individual or family goals. Performs administrative functions related to the Pregnancy, Parenting and Adoption program. Supports the policies and procedures established by the Agency.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provides supervisory responsibility by:
a. Assisting in the administration and implementation of the Pregnancy, Parenting and Adoption Program.
b. Directing, supporting and supervising designated Pregnancy, Parenting and Adoption Specialists.
c. Provide administrative supervision to Permanency Support Specialists in the Right Turn Program.
d. Administers performance evaluations of direct report staff and makes recommendations to Pregnancy, Parenting and Adoption Program Director for salary adjustment.
2. Assumes responsibility as designated for assisting in:
a. Reviewing and approving case notes pertaining to contacts with parents, families, others connected to the parent and/or family.
b. Reviewing and approving home studies for prospective adoptive parents.
c. Developing budget development and management.
d. Developing and implementing the Pregnancy, Parenting and Adoption program training plan and training manual.
e. Developing, maintaining, and enhancing forms which are required in support of the State of Nebraska Child Placing Licensing regulations, Council on Accreditation standards and Agency policies and procedures.
f. Planning and/or leading staff meetings and/or related trainings statewide.
3. Carries a caseload as assigned by the Pregnancy, Parenting and Adoption Program Director.
4. Demonstrates respect, appreciation, and sensitivity for diversity.
5. Participates within the Continuous Quality Improvement Program.
6. Is authorized to accept temporary custody, accept relinquishments, plan for children and consent to adoptions.
Marginal Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Performs other duties as assigned by Pregnancy, Parenting and Adoption Program Director.
Qualifications and Requirements:
1. Minimum education and experience:
a. Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field required, Master’s degree in Social Work/Counseling is required.
b. Licensed as a Provisional Licensed Mental Health Practitioner or as a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner required.
c. Minimum five years experience related to child welfare and/or working in the field of adoption.
d. Experience in working with adoptive parents, parents who are considering making an adoption plan or who have made an adoption plan for their child, and post-placement clients desired.
e. Experience in accreditation quality management desired.
f. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
2.. Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
a. Knowledge of unplanned pregnancy, parenting, adoption and related issues.
b. Ability to manage a high volume caseload with multiple demands.
c. Ability to follow regulations and procedures.
d. Ability to read, discern and interpret information given by direct report staff, parents and families.
e. Ability to observe situations with sensitivity and objectivity.
f. Strong interpersonal skills, as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills.
g. Basic computer skills, with willingness to learn and utilize NCHS software and hardware systems.
h. Ability to work independently, self-manage and work toward goal achievement.
i. Possess driver’s license and personal vehicle insurance.
3. Physical demands:
a. Regularly required to speak and hear, walk, climb, sit, use hands and fingers to operate, handle or feel objects and equipment.
b. Manual lifting requirements are medium.
4. Schedule demands (travel, adjustments to accommodate parents/families/staff, which may include weekends/evenings)
a. Must be able to adjust normal work schedule to accommodate the needs of parents/families, including possible evening and weekend work.
5. Site factors (work location, environment, travel, etc.):
a. Location of this position is in an office environment, but local and state travel will be required.
Note: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those that will be encountered by a person performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Salary Range: $46,000 - 50,000 / year
How to Apply
Interested candidates should visit https://www.nchs.org/careers, locate this position, and click on "Apply Now" beneath the job description to complete the online application form. The application must be completed in full and submitted by the specified closing date for consideration.
Please contact Christina Nemec at 402-451-0787 or at 4939 South 118th Street, Omaha, NE 68137
Nebraska Children's Home Society