Advocates

Caregiver Recruiter / Placement Coordinator

US-MA-Framingham
Job ID
2017-3610
Type
Regular Full-Time
Number of Hours Per Week
40

Overview

Advocates promotes a healthy work-life balance and offers many generous perks of employment and room for advancement.  We are a strong-knit community that values the ideas and contributions of our staff. 

 

The Recruiter Navigator is responsible for facilitating the caregiver recruitment process with an overall focus on outreach and growth of the Shared Living program.

 

Are you ready to make a difference?

Responsibilities

  • Facilitate recruitment process and develop an available pool of culturally competent caregivers.
  • Facilitate and respond to email form submissions from potential caregivers; conduct phone screening and send application packets to candidates.
  • Ensure positions are posted effectively, screen applicants, conduct initial interviews and make recommendations to the hiring team.   
  • Work with community, faith based organizations and academic settings to identify, recruit, and shepherd each caregiver prospect through the screening, application, CORI check, home visit and family assessment process.
  • Develop a more diverse and culturally competent caregiver pool
  • Partnering with a real estate agent to locate appropriate and affordable housing.
  • Developing a caregiver training manual and additional trainings for an increased number of caregivers.
  • Collaborate with the Family Placement Director (FPD) and Shared Living team to provide individualized transition support.
  • Develop and manage database of potential caregivers to facilitate recruitment process. 
  • Collaborate with the FPD to provide comprehensive orientation that includes core trainings.
  • Collaborate with the FPD to maintain current short profiles of potential caregivers.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field and a minimum of 4 years’ experience in Human Services field.
  • Sales and Recruitment experience preferred.
  • Experience with database entry, maintenance and report production.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe PageMaker, Quark, and SAGE database preferred.
  • High energy level, superior interpersonal skills, and ability to function in a team atmosphere.
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to maintain professional, pleasant, and helpful demeanor at all times.
  • Ability to work independently and must be flexible with hours.
  • Must hold a valid driver's license, have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport clients.
  • Strongly prefer a candidate that will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.

 

Advocates is an EOE/D/F/M/V.

 

Why Should I Consider a Career in Human Services?

Our Team members are dedicated to engaging and empowering individuals by forming lasting relationships, collaboratively achieving personal goals, offering creative solutions to everyday and complex situations, and actively listening.  We exercise independent judgement and contribute to the overall success and benefit of the Team.

 

Is Human Services a Fit for Me?

Successful Team members are open-minded, eager and compassionate, and will exercise solid, independent judgement while fostering trustworthy relationships with the individuals that we serve.  We put the individual first.

 

Keywords: caregiver, home health, home care, HHA, placement, recruit, employment, outreach, coordinator

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