Home Study Specialist #16-86

SRF YES - Full Time, Oahu

The Home Study Specialist conducts home inspections and series of person-to-person interviews with the prospective foster care families otherwise known as “client”; Reviews and assesses documents received to ensure compliance with licensing requirements; Timely writes a disposition per family that includes integrating the gathered information into a comprehensive report; Actively assists and fosters collaborative relationships impacting the assessment, training, licensing, ongoing support and retention phases of the program that ensure the foster families’ success; Serves on the Hawaii’s System of Care, representing the agency’s philosophy and providing professional guidance regarding foster care. The Home Study Specialist must demonstrate an active commitment to Catholic Charities’ Mission and strive to incorporate the four Core Values in all aspects of daily work.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related Human Services field plus three (3) years experience in foster care/adoptions, Child Welfare System or the provision of direct services to families and children in human services.

EMPLOYMENT CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: CAN Clearance, HI State Criminal Check, FBI Clearance, TB Clearance, Driver’s License, No Fault Insurance Card, and access to Insured Vehicle.

COMPENSATION:  Will be discussed at time of interview.