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Safety Manager - Child Welfare, Remote
Purpose of Position:
The safety manager will develop and implement all safety protocols and procedures and will ensure that all sponsor documentation is validated and verified to help ensure the safe and timely discharge of Unaccompanied Children. The safety manager will provide leadership to a team of safety supervisors and specialists receiving referrals in need of unification services with sponsors.
- Develop safety policies in coordination with other leadership staff
- Supervise safety supervisors (1:9 ratio)
- Review and determine red flag cases and those identified as having higher safety needs or concerns
- Perform quality assurance and review on all safety specialist activities and safety screens in Sponsor Hub
- Master’s degree in social work, psychology, behavioral health, public health, or other human services field
- In-depth understanding of migrant/refugee issues, particularly related to UC and sponsor families and the processes/documentation required for the assessment of sponsors and discharge of UC from ORR custody
- 5+ years of professional experience management/supervision of direct services providing staff working with vulnerable children and/or families
- Experience hiring, developing, managing and supervising, and retaining a team of highly skilled, culturally diverse and experienced multi-disciplinary staff
- This position is primarily remote with some office work. The candidate must have an appropriate workspace to complete confidential documentation, client phone calls, and video conferencing
- Must be able to pass a criminal background check /No adverse child abuse and neglect (CAN) report or child protective services check
- Experience validating and verifying documentation required from sponsor families including government-issued documents such as birth certificates; driver’s licenses, and passports
- Experience working in a professional consulting environment with federal clients
- Excellent communication skills, particularly with frontline and supervisory staff
- Excellent team builder and team player
- High degree of comfort in a fast-paced, outcomes-oriented environment
- Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities; proven ability to make decisions independently within established parameters, applying documented procedures/criteria
- Ability to interact professionally and effectively with internal staff and clients, UC sponsor families, and external service providers and stakeholders
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills; demonstrated outstanding level of professionalism including the ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, and diplomacy
- Ability to work independently, managing multiple tasks with short timelines and high priority, while communicating status to a variety of stakeholders as well as project management
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Comfortable working remotely, working with an interdisciplinary team communicating and collaboratively primarily online
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