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Our Kids of Miami-Dade/Monroe, Inc seeks candidates that are willing to work in a team dedicated to serve the children and families in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties with respect, dedication, professionalism, integrity and desire to make a difference in this community. Our Kids' ability to succeed depends on its ability to recruit and retain talented and motivated people.

We offer a flexible and diverse work environment and a benefits program that includes but is not limited to: health, dental, life, Short Term and Long Term Disability and Long Term Care Insurance. We also offer a 401K Retirement Plan, PTO and paid holidays.

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT: Any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and, if applicable, Chapter 408, F.S. No applicant may begin employment until the background investigation results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the organization. Background investigations shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies.

The organization complies with federal law by employing only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. All new hires to the organization must complete a Form I-9 and have their eligibility for employment verified through the E-Verify system with the federal Department of Homeland Security. All new hires shall complete a Form I-9 after a verbal offer has been made but no later than three business days after the date employment begins.


If you would like to be considered for a position, please submit your resume, a cover letter and a completed Employment Application. Resumes submitted without an Employment Application will not be considered. Send documents to HR@Ourkids.us

Our Kids is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer

 

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An Assessment Coordinator supports the mission, vision and values of the organization by exhibiting excellence, competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, commitment to our community and clients, accountability and ownership. The overall goal of this position is to manage and monitor the referral processes for the timely submission of Comprehensive Behavioral Health Assessments (CBHA) and Suitability Assessments.  In addition to the assessment referrals, the tracking of data related to those assessments. This position will also track and report on items that include baker acts, incidents reports, and children that were not enrolled in the Child Welfare Sunshine Plan.  Also, participation in work groups, committees and special projects as assigned.
The Talent Development Specialist delivers training and provides coaching to enhance the knowledge, skill, and performance of Our Kids personnel and child welfare partners to achieve the mission of the organization.
This position requires a highly responsible, efficient, and reliable individual who will be in charge of all placement decisions and client movement in conjunction with the full case management staff and will provide essential support, coaching, and advocacy for newly recruited/licensed as well as experienced foster families in order to maximize their effectiveness and retain their services long term. The support provided is targeted to achieving stability of placement resources for children in foster care and for increasing the knowledge and expertise of the foster parent related to accessing services and navigating the child welfare system to meet any ongoing needs. Conducts quarterly visits to assigned Foster Families to ensure compliance with licensing requirements and to update home study upon re-licensure. The Caregiver & Placement Specialist shall have knowledge and be able to operate all computer programs related to the Child welfare system including but not limited to FSFN and all other pertinent Licensing/Placement programs.
The Data Collector supports the organization's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, commitment to our community and clients, accountability and ownership.
Data Collector will participate in the evaluation and research component of the Administration on Children, Youth and Families Regional Partnership Grant to Increase the Well-being of, and to Improve the Permanency Outcomes for Children Affected by Substance Abuse – Parent Partners for Families of Miami Dade (PPFF).
Supports the organization’s mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, commitment to our community and clients, accountability and ownership. The Medical & Dental Resource Support Staff’s primary responsibility will be to ensure children in in-home and out-of-home care with open child welfare cases have access to health care. The Medical & Dental Resource Support Staff also develops and maintains collaborative relationships with full case management agency providers, medical providers, community-based programs, as well as participates in work groups and committees as necessary. Under general supervision of the Nursing Supervisor, coordinates and performs the preparation, data entry, verification, and editing of complex, confidential health data.
Deals  with  a  diverse  group  of  important  external  providers  at  all  levels  of  the  organization. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workload, recommends and executes improvements in   organizational procedures. Transitioning Youth Specialist  job involves working with young adults aging out of foster care to help young adults develop a comprehensive, holistic and measureable plan for aging out of foster care and to guide and support the young adults in their transition to self-sufficiency and living an independent meaningful life.
Supports the organization's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, commitment to our community and clients, accountability and ownership. Responsible for conducting reviews of initial and current foster care licensing files to ensure compliance with regulations, process and track overcapacity waivers. Resolves foster care licensing disputes or issues.  Deals with a diverse group of important external clients and internal contacts at all levels of the organization. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workload, recommends improvements organizational procedures.