Foster Care Licensing Specialist JobCharlotte, NC

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Why You'll Love This Job

Do you have an eye for detail, are well organized, flexible, and can easily build rapport with others? If so, Thompson Child and Family Focus invite you to join our team of mission-driven staff who share a common vision: to ensure all children’s health, all families thriving, and all communities strong.

We are actively hiring a Foster Care Licensing Specialist to join our growing Foster Care team. The Foster Care Licensing Specialist primary purpose is to provide recruitment, training, guidance, coordination, and compliance management to assigned foster parents.

Perks of joining the team:

Thompson Child & Family Focus is the leading provider of clinical and prevention services for children and families across the Carolinas and Florida. The Charlotte, NC-based, nationally accredited nonprofit agency empowers children and families through therapy, education, and prevention-based care. Thompson has multiple campuses specializing in clinical and behavioral treatment, developmental education, and proactive care.

We offers a competitive benefits package to eligible employees, including:
  • Health Benefits (medical, dental, and vision insurance options)
  • 401K Retirement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Multiple pathways for upward mobility within the agency
  • High quality technology for staff including iPhones, Tablets & Laptops
  • Performance based bonuses
  • Paid Time Off specific for Volunteerism in the community.


The Foster Care Licensing Specialist's primary purpose is to provide recruitment, training, guidance, coordination, and compliance management to assigned Foster Parents. Performance will be measured by your individual outcomes, achieving your individual targets/goals, your contribution to your overall program team/department and your buy-in to the culture of the organization.

Overview of Responsibilities:
  • Ensure each foster parent on your assigned caseload is supported and meeting all necessary regulatory and training standards
  • Ensure all foster parent charts are always “audit ready”
  • Provide high quality training, re-training, and continued education to foster parents on your caseload
  • Participate in recruitment events, marketing, and other methods to encourage increased foster parent interest at Thompson

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work or a related field is required
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite application software, excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Meets criteria as a Qualified Professional in North Carolina
  • A valid driver’s license, at least 3 years of driving with a driver’s license and a clean driving record are required. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required.
Salary Range: $42,000-$45,000

Thompson is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #TCFFFCLC323
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