Dedicated Foster Care Case Manager who applies understanding of the child welfare and foster system to facilitate placements. Adept at working within system requirements through effective communications. Specialise in utilising local resources to assist foster families.
Â• Profound experience with managing foster care issues Â• Solid ability to assess children’s care and placement needs Â• Ability to provide comprehensive support to foster families Â• Extensive knowledge of foster care procedures and requirements Â• Ability to work flexible schedules Â• Excellent organisational skills
July 2004 to March 2006 Manchester Community Services Â— Manchester, UK Foster Care Case Manager Â• Assisted with foster placements. Â• Provided all necessary information to foster families. Â• Managed, prepared and filed all necessary paperwork. Â• Ensured compliance with foster care regulations. March 2006 to June 2009 Family Care Center Â— Manchester, UK Foster Care Case Manager Â• Maintained database of all foster placements. Â• Performed follow-up visits and conducted interviews with children and parents. Â• Ensured access to all available local resources to foster families. Â• Addressed any issues with foster placements. June 2009 to Present Community Care Network Â— Manchester, UK Foster Care Case Manager Â• Monitored progress of children after placement. Â• Developed foster care adjustment programmes. Â• Conducted initial interviews with perspective foster parents. Â• Evaluated foster care applications from interested parents. Â• Supervised meetings between children and potential foster families. Â• Hired staff and recruited volunteers for community-based programmes.
2004 University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, UK Bachelor of Science, Social Work 2008 University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, UK Master’s Degree, Social Work