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Licensing Specialist - (44965)

Universal Health Services
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Deltek Talent Management - Licensing Specialist - (44965)

Job Details

Licensing Specialist - (44965)

Facility Name
Alabama Clinical Schools Foster Care
BIRMINGHAM, AL 35210 US (Primary)
Career Area
Social Worker
Job Description


Alabama Clinical Schools has been a behavioral healthcare provider in the Birmingham area for over 20 years.  Our treatment services range from intensive residential treatment for males ages 9-18 to therapeutic foster care for males and females of all ages.  Our RISE and Specialized Therapeutic Foster Care programs for boys are the only programs of their kind in the State of Alabama.  Our mission is simple:  to enrich lives of at risk youth and their families by delivering quality behavioral and educational services while fostering a safe transition to the community.

We are currently seeking energetic and dynamic applicants to join our team as Licensing Specialist for our Foster Care Program.   The Licensing Specialist plays a pivotal role in serving children and families in need. The Licensing Specialist will coordinate care and development for foster homes by recruiting, licensing, re-licensing of foster parents and provide on-going training and support.

  • Provides support and technical assistance to the STFC foster parents with regard to minimum standards and home compliance. 

  • Responsible for training of foster families (initial and on-going). Develops, plans, coordinates and facilitates on-going foster parent training programs

  • Re-licenses homes, completes annual evaluations, coordinates transfers, relocations and closures of foster homes

  • Conducts post-placement follow-up on foster homes.

  • Coordinates respite program. Facilitates substitute care as needed.

  • Provides ongoing review and modification of Foster Care program components as needed to continually improve treatment effectiveness and positive outcomes of patient care.

Job Requirements


  • A minimum of a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) with active Social Work license. 

  • Minimum of 2 years foster care experience.

  • Valid state driver's license with appropriate endorsements and reliable transportation

  • Excellent communication skills, ability to maintain effective working relationships, inter-departmentally, intra-departmentally, and with the clinical staff. 

  • Strong verbal de-escalation skills and the ability to safely perform physical management techniques and crisis intervention 

  • Successfully pass background screen (includes criminal history, Child Abuse and Neglect Registry, and ABI/FBI fingerprint check) and drug testing 

  • Must be reliable, following through on assignments

Strict attendance and punctuality policy         

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