Licensed Child-Care Administrator
Department: Administration
Salary: based on experience/qualifications
City/State: Lindale, Texas
Education: Bachelors or Masters in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or
Type: Full-Time
Experience: at least 2-5 years in child care, Child Care Administrators License is required
Relocation: no
Contact Name: Curtis Cannon
Contact Email:
Date Posted: Feb 18, 2019
Responsible for the daily supervision and on-site administrative responsibility for the operation of the General Residential Operation. Supervises case managers, care staff, and volunteers to deliver therapeutic services to children and ensures that all minimum standards are met, compliance is kept with all statutes, and appropriate licenses are maintained. Coordinates with the Treatment Director and other staff the approval of applicants, program implementation and supervision. The Administrator will ensure compliance is kept with all state and federal statutes, appropriate licenses, contracts and internal policies and procedures are followed. This position will be responsible to coordinate with the Treatment Director that the program model is followed. This position is responsible to assist in maintaining, budgets, records and payments of the agency. The Administrator will be responsible for training the Case Managers and Care Staff. 1. Responsible for compliance with Hope Haven’s policies and procedures, residential contract requirements, compliance with residential child-care licensing and minimum standards for Residential Treatment Center (RTC) and General Residential Operations (GRO). 2. Helps selects, evaluate, and provide motivation for the Case Manager, Direct Care Staff and Volunteer Coordinator. 3. Provides supervision of case managers, direct care staff, and the volunteer coordinator. Plans for and leads weekly clinical supervision with case managers. Ensures that a child in care does not act as a caregiver. 4. Reviews foster children intakes; helps makes referrals and intake decisions conjunction with the Treatment Director and Executive Director. 5. Is responsible for the overall delivery of child care and treatment program. Actively participates in treatment team meetings as needed; reviews, approves and signs individualized service plans. 6. Ensures that all staff reviews are completed, upkeep with all due dates for home inspections, certifications and trainings. 7. Assist in audits of children, and employee files as needed for compliance with residential child-care licensing, residential contracts, agency policies and procedures and YFT standards. 8. Assists in crisis intervention and situations as needed and ensure a system is in place to ensure an employee is available for emergencies. 9. Coordinates and implements appropriate counseling and training sessions with staff, and foster children. 10. Attends court hearings and DFPS permanency meetings as needed. 11. Coordinates in the enrollment of child in school and/or withdrawal upon discharge; communicates with school and meets with teachers as needed. 12. Develops and implements procedures and forms which assist in meeting standards. 13. Participates in in-service training. For this position, 30 clock hours of job-related training are required for the first year of assignment to RTC responsibilities. Thereafter, 20 clock hours of job-related training are required. 14. Oversees the required licensing, assessment and support processes to ensure that HHET meets Minimum Standards for a Residential Treatment Center and are appropriately prepared to care for children. In conjunction with the Executive Director and Treatment Director makes the final decision concerning accepting placements at Hope Haven. 15. Assist in investigations relative to complaints about staff in accordance with the Department of Family and Protective Services; identifies issues and assists staff in developing corrective action plans; and makes recommendations for licensing enforcement when appropriate. Ensure persons whose behavior or health status presents a danger to children are not allowed at the operation. 16. Assist in identification and maintaining on-going training and support needs; coordinate and provide support services that strengthens department relationships with staff, and contract providers; oversees the monitoring of staff as required to ensure the home RTC is in compliance with licensing standards, contract standards, agency policies and guidelines; and assists staff in resolving compliance issues. 17. Participates in public relations assignments and meetings as needed 18. Serves on call 24 hours a day to case managers and staff. Rotating with other staff will occur for time off. 19. Meets with outside consultants; and assist with evaluates and develops contracts with clinical consultants and service providers as needed. 20. Performs other assignments and duties as necessary and requested by the Board of Directors. Hope Haven is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.