Post Permanency Coordinator (PPC)
Description

JOB PURPOSE:

The PPC will be responsible for ensuring compliance with Adoption State and County regulations for children, youth and  families for whom APM has received a Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN) referral. The PPC will  provide case management pertaining to permanency services to the children/youth, permanency resource parent(s) and  foster parent(s) in accordance with service description and SWAN contract and program guidelines.  


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • PPC must participate in bi-weekly one-hour supervision 
  • PPC maintains a maximum case load of 10 families/services 
  • PPC must complete 40 hours of training in the first year and 20 annually thereafter 
  • PPC must assess the physical condition of the resource home
  • PPC must complete Post Permanency Services in accordance with SWAN guidelines and benchmarks. 
  • PPC must complete all required Post Permanency assessment tools and documentation 
  • PPC must complete time/cost log in the SWAN Portal in accordance with contract expectations. 
  • PPC must monitor contractor progress on assigned services to ensure timeliness and escalate any concerns 
  • to supervisor 
  • PPC must maintain up-to-date files, according to state and county requirements, and provide status 
  • updates on families/services 
  • PPC must work in conjunction with a multidisciplinary team to provide SWAN services 
  • PPC must complete mandated reports, documentation and benchmarks in the time frames specified within 
  • both the contract requirements 
  • PPC must notify supervisor of issues pertaining to matters related to assigned cases 
  • PPC must maintain documentation of supports, counseling and interventions provided to child/youth and 
  • resource parent 
  • PPC will maintain compliance with sharing information with external entities as needed for collaboration 
  • and incorporation into service plans
  • PPC must assist with training and social work services to program families 
  • PPC must prepare for and attend regional meetings, statewide meetings and conferences, as well as service 
  • specific meetings and practice forums, court, etc. as required
  • PPC must always use the approach “See Something- Say Something- Do Something” 
  • PPC must notify management, DHS and/or CUA if child or youth experiences circumstances or exhibits 
  • behaviors that require CM response or any safety concerns/incidents, taking immediate action to maintain 
  • the child or youth’s safety and well-being 
  • PPC must effectively manage time to meet the agency and contract expectations 
  • PPC must maintain the confidentiality of clients 
  • PPC must follow guidelines of social work code of ethics 
  • Other duties as assigned to support the mission of APM/Pradera

BENEFITS:

  • Medical Insurance or $100/month medical insurance waiver reimbursement
  • 403b retirement plan: 4% APM contribution PLUS 3% APM matching contribution
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • 20 PTO Days
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Long and Short-term Disability


APM is an equal opportunity employer.

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Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum one year of experience working in the adoption system or other program with direct social 
  • service delivery (preferably in the Hispanic community). 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field 
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Flexible with the ability to emphasize and be an authoritative figure 
  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearances, Pennsylvania Criminal Record Clearance, Federal Bureau 
  • Investigation (FBI), Medical Examination 
  • Preferably knowledge of Pa Chapter 3700 
  • Computer savvy, familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Office 
  • Field/ Community 
  • Court, visitation, teamings and mandatory meetings