Agency Trainer - Foster Parent Licensing in Mesa, AZ at ResCare

Date Posted: 10/31/2018

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    Mesa, AZ
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Job Description


Title: Agency Trainer - Foster Parent Licensing

Job Category: Operations Management

Line of Business: Residential Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Agency Trainer - Foster Parent Licensing.

About this Line of Business

We cover thousands of homes across the country, with a comprehensive range of programs and services, including host home and foster care. ResCare partners with people in the community who open their homes to individuals with disabilities and assists families by providing adoption and foster care services. With almost four decades of experience in the IDD services field, our aim is to be the provider-of-choice in the development of unique and proprietary service offerings and technologies - working toward innovative care models and leading health outcomes with states and payers.

As a(n) Agency Trainer - Foster Parent Licensing you will: 

This position performs all applicable Agency training on a variable and flexible schedule which includes night training. You must be on-time with all required paperwork-related tasks and gather and provide documentation on each individual resource family at the completion of each training session. Have the organizational and creative capacity to coordinate and provide specialized workshop training throughout the year, as required.  Assesses applicants for their training participation and mastery of materials instructed; for developmental, adoptive or child/adult foster homes concisely and effectively throughout their training process.  Provides important ongoing training and educational opportunities to resource families and staff, plans and executes periodic training for families to meet yearly on-going training hours.

Position Requirements

  • Complete all necessary training, Foster Parent College , Deciding Together, Medically Complex, Article 9, CPR/FA, Prevention and Support and A Place to Call Home Curriculum as required prior to service delivery
  • Spanish-speaking a plus,
  • Bachelor degree in social or behavioral sciences from an accredited University or College preferred
  • Level 1 finger print card
  • Maintain a clear record through DCS Central Registry of any reports of child abuse and neglect
  • Be available for training times and able to maintain appropriate business hours work schedule as the positions demands and adapt to changes in schedules, job requirements and assignments
  • Have working knowledge of Microsoft Office and the capacity to learn other applications as necessary Knowledge and Skills
  • Knowledge of principles of adult education , including learning styles, curricula design, and effective presentation techniques
  • Knowledge of group dynamics an effective communication approaches with groups
  • Knowledge of child welfare-related law as and judicial decisions ; Division policies and procedures
  • Curriculum developing expertise with new content
  • Skilled in delivering training in a way that engages the audience, conveys the concepts, and responds to questions
  • Ability to learn new technologies and new methods of training delivery as training evolves

Additional Information


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

1830 S ALMA SCHOOL RD STE 122 , MESA, AZ 85210-3087 USA