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Child Placement Licensing Coordinator - Foster Care 

Category Child Mental Health Services  


Together We Achieve Better Days: Easter Seals UCP creates opportunities, promotes individual choice, and changes the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn, work, and play in their communities. We are Accountable, Committed, and Caring. These three words guide everything we do.

Our Child Placement Services program has an immediate opportunity for a Licensing Coordinator to join their team in New Bern, NC. The position is Full-TIme (Mon-Fri with flexible hours and on-call rotation) but will consider Part-Time candidates as well.


The Licensing Coordinator functions primarily as the key person in developing, training, and licensing a robust network of highly competent treatment foster parents to meet the demands of treatment foster care referrals.

  • Develops and implements a plan for recruiting and licensing an adequate number of quality foster parents to meet the needs of the program.
  • Maintains a list of prospective foster parents, including referral source and contact information.
  • Develops and implements a training schedule for the local area.
  • Ensures that all the required training topics are offered locally on a regular basis.
  • Ensures that additional training classes are offered to enhance and build quality parenting skills.
  • Maintains tracking of family training to ensure families are in compliance with training requirements.
  • Provides support to foster parents with ongoing communication and quarterly visits.
  • Conducts background checks including SBI criminal background (fingerprints), MVR, DOC, Healthcare Personnel Registry, Sex Offender Registry, RIL, and others required by NCDSS and ESUCP
  • Completes and submits all licensing paperwork accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Maintains family licensing files to ensure audit readiness.
  • Maintains an informed knowledge of North Carolina DSS licensure regulations.
  • Implements and enforces state regulations for the Department of Social Services and Mental Health with licensure, re-licensure, and all job duties.
  • Engages in opportunities for professional growth through classes offered by the state, ESUCP, conferences, online, or through other means.
  • Participates in internal, regional, and cross-regional peer record reviews.
  • Is qualified as a Pressley Ridge and Together Facing the Challenge Instructor.
  • Provides internal training of staff as needed.
  • Supervises and monitors service delivery through foster home monitoring, quarterly reviews, and annual assessments to assure services meet or exceed state, local, and ESUCP standards.
  • Supports children, families, foster parents, and contract agencies by responding to telephone calls and pages promptly.
  • Assures adherence to Client Rights and Confidentiality Rules including HIPAA regulations.
  • Documents services and service provision according to ESUCP, state, and federal guidelines.
  • Keeps supervisor informed of clinical and administrative issues relating to treatment foster parents.
  • Participates in on-call rotation for routine and emergency situations. Responds to emergency/crisis situations as needed during the day, night, holidays, and weekends.
  • Expands and promotes child residential services by conducting presentations to agencies not familiar with services provided.
  • Follows all ESUCP Policies and Procedures and ensures their implementation.
  • Demonstrates Easter Seals valued behaviors of Accountability, Commitment, and Caring as appropriate to the position.
  • Completes required training within prescribed timeframes.
  • Performs related duties as requested.
  • Supervisory Responsibility: Supervises and monitors licensure requirements for Treatment Foster Parents.
Position Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in social work or related Human Services field plus one year of directly related experience; OR Bachelor's degree in a Non-Human Service related field with two years of directly related experience.
  • Previous work experience with foster care and/or foster care licensing is a PLUS.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
  • Must have a valid, unrestricted driver's license and active insurance policy.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Position Child Placement Licensing Coordinator  
Division Child Placement  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Child Placement New Bern  
About the Organization Easterseals UCP has been part of the fabric of North Carolina and Virginia for 75 years. We started in counties all over NC and VA filling gaps and addressing the needs of children and adults with disabilities. Our legacy organizations Easterseals NC, United Cerebral Palsy NC, and Easterseals Virginia joined forces as Easterseals UCP to intentionally work side-by-side with more than 20,000 individuals and their families, providing the broad network of services and support they need to achieve better days. Today we are affiliated with both Easterseals, Inc. and United Cerebral Palsy Inc.

Our mission is to create opportunities, promote individual choice, and change the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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