Eckerd Connects Community Alternatives, C13
Eckerd Connects' Community Alternatives is the community-based care lead agency for child welfare and foster care services in Hillsborough county, serving about 2,900 children and their families each day. A Program of Eckerd Connects and governed by a community-based board, Eckerd Connects Community Alternatives has developed an integrated and collaborative system of care for safety, well-being and permanency of vulnerable and at risk children, while strengthening and supporting families. In its role as lead agency or "system manager", Eckerd Connects provides: contract and fiscal oversight; performance and data management; adoption support; resource development; and utilization management.
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Responsible for performing Criminal/Civil Background Screenings and Diligent Search in accordance with Chapters 39, 65, 435 and DCF Policy. Serves as an important member of the Information Management (IM) team of the Community Based Care Data Services.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate s degree preferred.
Experience: Four years computer work experience required. Law or Criminal Justice knowledge preferred.
Skills: Computer experience in a Windows environment, Microsoft Office (Excel and Word), ability to learn and utilize other software programs. Detail oriented, able to work independently, exercise judgment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
Physical Demands: Ability to sit at desk for long periods of time, and tolerate extended periods of data entry. Must be free of communicable diseases as required by the state and to the extent that knowledge is attainable under the law.
Other: Must meet state criminal background check requirements.
Travel: Must be able to meet requirements for Eckerd s Auto Insurance and be able to drive for business purposes. Maintain an appropriate and valid state driver s license.
Eckerd wants your career to be as rewarding as possible. We provide our employees with numerous opportunities for growth, education, advancement, and the chance to contribute to business objectives. We offer competitive salaries and an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
Voluntary term life insurance
Paid short-term and long-term disability
Professional group liability insurance
19 days of Paid Time Off the first year
9 paid holidays
Flexible spending accounts
Retirement savings plan with employer match up to 5%
Cell phone plan discounts
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Employee Referral Program
Flexible work schedules
Employee Wellness/Well-Being program
Make more than a Living, Make a Difference
Eckerd Connects is a national nonprofit organization headquartered in Clearwater, Florida that has given much-needed chances to nearly 200,000 children and families. Eckerd provides a full continuum of life-changing behavioral health, child welfare services and workforce development through multiple offices and facilities nationwide that strengthen families and help children succeed.
Family has always been at the heart of Eckerd Connects. Founded in 1968 by philanthropists, Jack and Ruth Eckerd, who believed every child deserves the opportunity to succeed. Given our 50+ year history of success, breadth and depth of services, and commitment to performance measurement and quality outcomes, Eckerd has become known as the first name in second chances for children and families.