Child Placement Coordinator

Easterseals UCP, a non-profit service provider in North Carolina & Virginia, seeks compassionate and dedicated Child Placement Coordinator to join our New Bern team. This Full-Time community-based role will support Craven, Pamlico & Jones counties. Flexible hours (Mon-Fri with 1 week on-call rotation monthly.)  If you want to make a huge difference to children and families, we serve w/in our Child Placement Services program, Come Join Our Team!

What You’ll Do:

The Child Placement Coordinator functions primarily as coordinator of placement services for children receiving treatment in foster care. Responsibilities include intake, casework, service planning, and planning/coordinating the services and resources affecting children and their families.  You will advocate for personal outcomes for children and families, adhering to best practices.  Responsible for supervising and monitoring service delivery through home and community visits assuring services meet or exceed state, local and ESUCP standards.

  • Coordinates admission and discharge planning with respective contracted agencies including completion of required documents prior to placement and conducts an initial visit with the child within 48 hours (72 hours for emergency weekend placements).
  • Facilitates person centered planning and child & family team meetings. Develops initial and ongoing revisions of person-centered plan and monitor the implementation of person-centered plan.
  • Links children/adolescents/families to additional services, arranges for referrals, and completes application forms to access needed services in the community.

How You’ll Benefit

Being part of our team means we value and encourage your personal growth and development. You’ll earn a competitive base salary, paid training and full benefits. 

Our benefits include:

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Benefits + an optional Flexible Health Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and more
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program and Legal services, when needed.
  • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!

What We’re Looking For:

To join our team, you must be willing to provide support in hybrid office/community-based setting where travel is required within assigned territory and private homes of the people served.  We also require:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or human services related field.
  • Two years of work experience within Child Mental Health services.
  • Previous experience within Foster Care a plus.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and in written.
  • Valid driver’s license, good driving record and current auto insurance.

If you seek a rewarding career opportunity where you can make a huge difference in the daily lives of the people you will help, then please apply now at our website:  www.eastersealsucp.com

About Easterseals UCP NC & VA

Easterseals UCP is one of the largest non-profit service providers in North Carolina and Virginia dedicated to helping children, adults and families living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and mental health challenges live their best possible life. Each year, we support 20,000 families by delivering 9 million hours of direct services and a wide variety of life-changing programs in 140 different locations.

We believe in a diverse and inclusive culture that leverages unique strengths, perspectives and viewpoints of its workforce can and will advance our just cause, while building a healthy, sustainable organization. That’s why we listen, seek to understand and act to make our organization a safe place for individuals to be their authentic selves.

Applicants of all abilities are encouraged to apply!