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Gemma Services (formerly known as Silver Springs and theVillage) is seeking an Adoption and Permanency Specialist to join our Adoption & Permanency Program. This position will be located at our Preheim Center on Chester Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia.
The Adoption and Permanency Specialist is responsible for completion of assigned Statewide Adoption Network (SWAN) referred services including Child Profiles, Family Profiles, Child Preparation, Child-Specific Recruitment, Adoption Finalization, and Post-Placement Services; coordination of work within the program, as well as with other departments; compliance with operating policies and procedures established for the assigned function; communication with appropriate personnel; responding to inquiries or requests for information; maintenance of appropriate records and completion of assigned reports.
Responsibilities include:
   » Meeting with clients and families at required intervals, knowledge that some meetings may need to be scheduled outside of normal business hours to accommodate client schedules.
   » Seeking case information from Children and Youth Agencies (CYA) and other provider agencies.
   » Providing written documentation of work at set intervals, and as required under SWAN guidelines
   » Documenting work performed on the SWAN Portal via the Cost/Time Log and Benchmark Utility in a timely manner.
   » Promoting positive communication during service delivery with CYA and other provider agencies.
   » Maintaining records and files as required by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, SWAN, and Gemma Services.
   » Monitoring services on the SWAN Portal.

Job Requirements

Education/Training: B.S. or B.A. degree in a human service field. Master's degree preferred.
practice: A minimum of two (2) years' related practice normally required.
Strong writing expertise.

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Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Other
Education Not Specified
practice Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Not for Profit - Charitable
Required Travel None
Job ID 0DC0629709

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