Texas Family Initiative, LLC is a private nonprofit organization that provides experience, compassion, quality care, and services for children in foster care and foster/adopt families. We hold Foster Care Recruitment Contracts with the Texas Department of Human Services, Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS). As a partner with DFPS, we recruit and train families to become foster and/adoptive parents.
1. Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work or Human Services preferred or other field or Bachelor’s Degree with five year’s related experience in residential childcare required or a closely related field.
2. Experience working within complex systems, establishing, and maintaining relationships with vital stakeholders in a new area.
3. At least one-year full-time experience in management or supervision of Residential personnel and programs within the past 10 years. Experience included being responsible or sharing responsibility for child-placing agency’s program, supervising at least one member of agency personnel and responsibilities included assigning duties, hiring, disciplining, rewarding, approving leave requests, and conducting formal employee evaluations.
4. Strong sense of self-motivation and a strong work ethic.
5. Required Licensed Child Care Administrator (LCCA).
Valid driver’s license and meet agency underwriting standards.
- Competitive pay
- Flexible Schedule
- Health Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Company paid Life insurance
- 401(k) Match
- 20 days of personal leave in first year of employment; 25 days after completion of year one
- 11 paid holidays
- Longevity bonus
- Employee Assistance Program
- Flexible Spending Program
- Referral program
The Family Initiative, Inc. is the parent company providing services in Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas. We provide service to these areas through our affiliates: TFI Family Connections in Oklahoma and Texas Family Initiative in Texas. Pathway Family Services is an affiliate in Kansas offering additional services to youth and families. Mainstream Nonprofit Solutions is an affiliate supporting the TFI Family of Companies and other Nonprofits.
As a Residential Administrator, you will manage the TFI Blue Skies toward its primary goals. Promotes the well-being of children in the Residential and Treatment Programs, participates in staff meetings and trainings and coordinates with staff from other agencies involved in providing clinical and treatment services. Performs the following duties directly or through subordinates.
- Responsible for providing administrative expertise for clinical and direct care workers.
- Responsible for ensuring that clinical expertise is provided by the treatment staff.
- Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the TFI Blue Skies.
- Provides best practice standards for workers assigned to the TFI Blue Skies.
- Ensures the accuracy, content, and completeness of child treatment file.
- Participates in the planning, programming, and budgeting of the TFI Blue Skies.
- Participates in the development of short, intermediate and long-range plans and goals for the TFI Blue Skies.
- Administer and manage the agency according to the Program Policies and Procedures adopted by the governing body.
- Manages personnel matters including hiring, assigning duties, training, supervision, evaluations of employees and terminations.
- Prepares reports on the status of the TFI Blue Skies and identifies program requirements and needs.
- Maintains a close working relationship with public and private agencies involved in providing residential and treatment services/support.
- Conducts program orientation and on-the-job training of staff assigned.
- Ensures the operations of the TFI Blue Skies are carried out in compliance with local, state and federal regulations and laws and the policies and procedures of the agency.
- Assists in the recruitment, training, and certification of care providers.
- Attends case planning conferences, when required.
- Coordinates community resources for the benefit of children served by the TFI Blue Skies.
- Plans and organizes retreats, forums and workshops.
- Completes documentation and forwards reports containing descriptive, analytical, and evaluative content.
- Coordinates with the Agency’s licensing and human resources staff to ensure regulatory compliance by care providers.
- Coordinates with Agency program staff, and staff from external public and private agencies, on the delivery of services to children and families.
- Develops and implements procedures and controls to promote accurate and timely information flow.
- Will be required to travel in order to attend meetings, training, or conduct business off site. Must have a valid driver’s license and meet agency underwriting standards if driving on agency business. Not required to transport clients.
- Refrains from assuming any duty that is unrelated to and/or interferes with the responsibilities of the position.
- Provides regular supervision and professional development of Agency employees.
- Advocates, promotes, and practices cultural sensitivity and responsiveness in all day-to-day interactions.
- Develops, promotes, and practices teamwork in all activities.
If you want to make a difference in a child’s life, join our team today!
TFI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To apply, please visit www.tfifamily.org/employment