Child Care Advisor in Laredo, TX at ResCare

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Laredo, TX
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/22/2018

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Child Care Advisor

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: Workforce 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 Child Care Advisor.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Child Care Advisor Responsibilities

Reports to

Child Care Operations Manager

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversees caseload of CCS customers to ensure positive outcomes
  • Provides intake services for applicants seeking subsidized child care services
  • Accepts and coordinates referrals for child care from authorized referral sources
  • Determines, verifies, and documents eligibility and notifies parents of their eligibility status
  • Enrolls categorically eligible children as authorized by the Board, the Workforce Center operator, other workforce services providers and PBWDB staff
  • Promotes and ensures parental compliance with the terms of the Personal Responsibility Agreement, invoking sanctions as warranted
  • Enrolls children in child care settings, as appropriate
  • Authorizes payment to eligible parents presenting appropriate qualifying documentation
  • Assesses parent fees
  • Implements client service, fund utilization, enrollment, and service priority strategies
  • Explains parents’ rights and responsibilities and explains attendance responsibilities
  • Tracks attendance and services utilization
  • Refers suspected fraud or misuse to the appropriate resource
  • Enters client and case eligibility, demographic, and service information into the designated CCS system
  • Assists and prepares responses for quality assurance monitoring
  • Provides process informational support/instruction to parents as needed
  • May coordinate the recruitment, processing, and monitoring of local area relative providers

Specific Requirements

Qualifications

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strong management and organizational skills; ability to work across all levels of management and staff. Must be knowledgeable about community resources and able to work with and relate to clients. Cultural sensitivity a must. Must be computer literate and have Microsoft Word and Excel skills at a minimum with the ability to learn specialized databases and software systems. Bilingual preferred.

Education/Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

Related 4-year degree from an accredited college/university or 3 years directly related progressively responsible work experience or equivalent combinations thereof.

Additional Information



Benefits

In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

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.

2389 East Saunders Street , Laredo, TX 78041-5434 USA 

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