Careers

 

Positions Currently Available:
You can submit resumes for any of the following positions to info@espva.org 

Clinical Specialist/ Case Manager

Extra Special Parents provides innovative, community based services with a focus on meeting the unique needs of children and families. ESP is a premier social services agency that utilizes a child centered family focused approach, which preserves and promotes health relationships.
ESP has an immediate full-time opening for its therapeutic foster care/clinical services division as a Case Manager/Mentor (Clinical Specialist). The ideal candidate will have prior therapeutic foster care experience, good communication skills, problem solving skills and has the ability to work in a team environment.
Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field and one year experience providing case management services to children and families. Master’s degree and/or bilingual candidates encouraged to apply! Come join Virginia’s premier treatment foster care provider. ESP offers a competitive salary and benefits package in a supportive work environment with advancement opportunities!
Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements.

Required Education and Experience:  Bachelor's Degree and 1 Year of Case Management Experience

 

Intensive Care Coordinator

Extra Special Parents (ESP) has an immediate full-time opening. ESP, a growing & innovative therapeutic foster care agency, is seeking a candidate for a full-time community-based services position. Prior experience working with children and a good driving record are required!

Job Responsibilities:

Maintain a caseload of children referred by Clinical Specialists or Local Departments of Social Services (LDSS) for mentoring, adoption assistance, or intensive care coordination services.
Meet weekly, or per schedule, with client to work toward completing goals and objectives set by the Case Manager, Clinical Specialist, client and Community-Based Services worker
Provide mentor service that is both therapeutic and enjoyable to mentee
Mentor one mentee at a time and tailors mentoring visits to meet each mentee’s individual needs
Maintain documentation and administers written assessments or reports as directed
Supervise, through visits and phone call, child and foster parents to assure the quality and follow-through on the completion of goals and objectives
Transport youth and supervise family visitations as needed (company vehicle available for transportation)
Facilitate family-driven, team-based meetings
Identify family’s strengths and needs and develop service plans
Complete home studies, create life books with children, and assist localities with finalization of adoption paperwork
Provide constant monitoring and assistance to a various number of clients at the same time, including children with special health conditions and/or disabilities
Report concerning incidents or injuries immediately to a supervisor
Attend court, school, and FAPT meetings, as appropriate
Participate in ongoing supervision and staff development
All other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

A baccalaureate degree in social work from a college or university accredited by the Council on Social Work Education or a field related to social work such as sociology, psychology, special education, or counseling. One year of experience providing services to children and their families is recommended; or
A baccalaureate degree in any field plus two years of experience providing services to children and their families

Hours:  Some evening hours are necessary weekly, as needed/scheduled

Job Type: Full-time

Required education and experience:  Bachelor's Degree, 1 year experience in Foster Care

Required license or certification:

Driver's License and Good Driving Record

 

Driver 

Extra Special Parents (ESP), a growing & innovative therapeutic foster care, adoption, and community-based services agency, is seeking candidates for a part-time Driver position. The primary focus of this position will be to provide transportation for children in foster care to and from a variety of places including their foster home, school, and visitations. Flexible hours would be great for someone who is retired! A company car will be provided.

Hours will be available on an as needed/scheduled basis but could range between 5 and 10 hours per week.

Skills required:

Knowledge of all car seat laws and child related vehicular safety regulations
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to work independently
Dependability
A good sense of responsibility
Ability to work well with children
Sense of urgency and punctuality
Ability to work a flexible schedule during the mornings and afternoons

Education and experience:

Must have a highschool diploma or GED
Must be able to pass a background check
Must be able to pass a drug screening
Must have a good driving record and posses a valid driver's license

Job Type: Part-time

Required education:  High school or equivalent

Required experience:  Driving: 1 year

Required license or certification:  Driver's License

 

 

 

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