KY Parenting Time Visitation Program Supervisor


Summary of KY Parenting Time Visitation Program Supervisor

Provide supervision to visitation facilitators encompassing the development of their skill set, on boarding process to the agency and program as well as compliance with agency and program procedures: responsible for oversight of training, developing and enhancing the employees overall professional development: facilitate therapeutic visitation at the direction of the Program Director/Coordinator.

Status:

Full Time

Hours:

Varies

Location:

Florence, Kentucky

Supervisor:

Director of Parenting Time Visitation Program

Primary Duties:

Supervision of Others

  • Supervise the employees of the visitation service program.
  • Supervise visitation facilitators by providing, at minimum, monthly face to face supervision to review assigned participants, employee performance, and skill development
  • Provide live coaching through the direct observation of job duties at a frequency appropriate for the supervisee
  • Meet with assigned Facilitators and provide strengths-based feedback on the live coaching session and review associated documentation to look for consistency in intervention and coaching
  • Audit observation forms and quarterly reports for assigned supervisees and provide strengths-based feedback to assist in documentation development
  • Assist with the training of new staff and substitute staff
  • Create and maintain therapeutic support tools to utilize in mentoring /supporting visitation facilitators.
  • Serve as a liaison with DCBS for on-site team meetings for assigned staff.
  • Maintain accurate and thorough supervision files on each employee.
  • Maintain solid working relationships with staff from DCBS.

Assigned Based Therapeutic Visitation

  • Assess assigned visiting adults for parenting strengths and struggles, barriers to successful participation in services, and needed additional service resources
  • Develop in conjunction with the visiting adult, a visitation goal/target/task plan that will assist the visiting adult in achieving optimal success with attachment and bonding, increasing developmentally appropriate parenting skills, healthy communication strategies, and responding to their child’s emotional needs
  • Supervise visitation service and coach/intervene with the visiting adult to implement the identified visitation plan utilizing treatment techniques of Child Adult Relationship Enhancement, Trauma Informed Care, and Nurturing Parenting Model
  • Supervise and observe visitation to ensure safe and nurturing interactions
  • Implement evidence-based practices with select visitation service families
  • Utilize motivational interviewing in pre and post processing services to coach visiting adults and enhance their engagement in services and increase their likelihood of success with their visitation goals/targets/tasks
  • Maintain accurate and thorough case files on each child/family
  • Assist families in accessing other needed services through referral and advocacy efforts
  • Prepare and submit objective documentation to JFS and the court based on observation of the child, family, and visits
  • Provide visitation on-site, in community, in-home or in other settings as dictated by the visitation plan in conjunction with DCBS
  • Participate as a team member with DCBS and provide input into permanency planning and needed services for children served
  • Complete required paperwork, including outcome and assessments, summaries, evaluation criteria, monthly statistics and other agency forms
  • Conduct oneself in a manner that builds up agency and program morale recognizing the higher standards set by this position as clinical and administrative supervisor of employees
  • Attend agency staff meetings, team meetings, group and individual clinical supervision as scheduled and attend agency-wide meetings, retreats and special events
  • Other duties as assigned by the Parenting Time Director or other FNC Management Staff

Experience/Skills:

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Social Service Field or related field.  Knowledge of child abuse, parenting education, child development, trauma informed care, nurturing approaches to parenting, and verbal de-escalation required.  Three years experience working with children and families.  Equivalent experience and education considered.  All positions at Family Nurturing Center require a shared vision and philosophy that promotes and enhances the agency mission, the ability to handle sensitive information and maintain high level of confidentiality, and demonstrated cultural competence and the ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people.

Preferred Qualifications:

Above-average ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.  Knowledge of child development and ability to implement nurturing approaches to parenting, and verbal de-escalation techniques.  Demonstrated ability to build rapport and engage participants.  Ability to work under deadlines and multiple task pressures.  Ability to handle sensitive information, maintain high level of confidentiality, and foster community partnerships. Prior experience in staff supervision and team leadership. Experience and training in trauma informed care, and motivational interviewing are preferred, as well as experience with supervised visitation service.

Relationships:

The Supervisor for Parenting Time Visitation Services must maintain positive working relationships with children and families served, DCBS and court personnel, and all agency staff and volunteers.

Confidential Information:

Participant records and other agency and DCBS information.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Provide formal coaching, mentoring, and supervision to Visitation Facilitators as assigned by the Parenting Time Visitation Director.

To Apply:

To apply for this position. Please send a cover letter and resume to:

Family Nurturing Center
5 Spiral Drive, Suite 100
Florence, KY 41042

or

[email protected]
Phone: 859-525-3200
Fax: 859-525-3209

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