Directions for Living
  • 16-Apr-2018 to 15-Jun-2018 (EST)
  • Tampa
  • Tampa, FL, USA
  • Full Time

This key position involving coordinates and consultations with the lead agency and other service providers, monitoring of services and assurance of compliance with all rules and regulations regarding the child welfare system. Oversees the entire Child Welfare program and Child Safety Assistant Directors of the community-based care program intervening with children and their families who are referred for child abuse and neglect. 

Program Administration

  1. Develop annual plans and multi-year goals and objectives for the Child Protective Services and the Directions Strategic Plan relative to services under management. Monitor and report progress.
  2. Ensures intra-organizational planning and coordination of CPS services with the other relevant Departments and Management Team members.
  3. Participate in the development of the annual budget, as well as necessary budget revisions during the year.
  4. Monitor revenue and expenditures of the various services within the program on an ongoing basis, and adjust as appropriate.
  5. Ability to partner across the organization with multiple departments through the exchange of data, information, and frequent communication. 
  1. Provide leadership and guidance for staff through appropriate program procedures in accordance with both state and lead agency standards and Directions policies.
  2. Coordinate involvement of program staff in state, lead agency and Directions management information system and other data reporting processes.
  3. Ensure proper preparation of staff for audits and reviews.
  4. Ensure that all Program records are maintained according to state, lead agency, and organizational policies and procedures. Ensure that department manuals and guidelines are written, amended and updated as appropriate.


  1. At least four (4) years' experience in human services or child welfare programs with a Bachelor's degree or two (2) years' experience in human services with a Master's degree from an accredited university or college preferred.
  2. Minimum of three years prior experience in a supervisory position.
  3. Must be or become knowledgeable about relevant Medicaid regulations.
  4. Must be able to be certified in child welfare case management. Existing certification preferred.
  5. Ability to manage crises safely and effectively required.
  6. Minimum of three years of related experience in managing the delivery of child, family and adult behavioral health services.



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