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Full-time Qualified Professional for Therapeutic Foster Care

at A Caring Alternative in North Carolina

Job description
$5,000 Sign-On Bonus!!!

Position: Qualified Professional for Therapeutic Foster Care

Location: Morganton, NC

Type: Full time

A Caring Alternative, LLC (ACA) is a well-established comprehensive care agency providing behavioral health and substance use disorder services to adults, adolescents, and children in Western North Carolina.

To learn more about us, visit our website at

Why apply at A Caring Alternative?

You can join an organization that seeks to set the standard for quality support services for people with mental illness. Contribute your talents and energies to improve the health and quality of our clients, as well as the grow the company.

Competitive Payrates!

We offer a competitive rate of pay. Work related mileage is paid tax free.

Strong Core Values!

Join our values-based, family-owned company with a culture that we care. Our strong core values include promotion and position changes for your career development. We practice a feedback module and open-door policy.


We work in a team environment and promote flexibility.


Solid training is provided & paid by the company.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full time employees.

· 401(k) & Roth retirement plan and401(k) matching

· 11 paid holidays plus Paid Time Off

· Major medical, dental & vision insurance

· Company paid Life Insurance,

· Short term & long-term insurance

· Employee Assistance Program

Summary of Services & Responsibilities:

The purpose of a QP is to serve as a therapeutic resource to consumers of A Caring Alternative in compliance with agency standards and best practice. Therapeutic foster care (TFC) is a clinical intervention, which includes placement in specifically trained foster parent homes, for youth in foster youth with severe mental, emotional, or behavioral health needs.

Job Duties Include:

· Carry a case load of twelve children and oversee case management functions for these consumers.

· Provide educational and therapeutic support to children and families

· Ensure homes are operating within state laws and regulations

· Show knowledge and use of clinical process to achieve positive outcomes to include: evaluation, assessment, service, treatment planning, intervention techniques, aftercare, and transition planning

· Remain available face to face or by telephone, 24 hours a day 7 days a week as staff serves as the first responder in the event of crisis situations. The service site will be at any location the consumer or family needs

Education and Experience Required:

1. A bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Social Work, Special Education, or other closely related Human Services area

2. Two (2) years of professional experience with the child mental health population

3. Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and organizational skills. High level proficiency in Microsoft Office- MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Resume must include degree earned (major & minor), graduation month & year, relevant employment dates including month and year, and populations served.

COVID-19 precautions

· Remote interview process

· Personal protective equipment provided or required

· Temperature screenings

· Social distancing guidelines

· Disinfecting and cleaning procedures in place

To keep our employees safe, we offer flexible worksites and work hours. Many contacts with clients are virtual. Masks, gloves and hand sanitation products are provided.

A Caring Alternative, LLC is a CARF accredited service provider with facilities in Asheville, Hickory, Marion, and Morganton, NC. A Caring Alternative, LLC is CABHA certified and a Trauma Informed Agency. We provide an array of services to Alexander, Buncombe, Burke, Catawba, Caldwell, Iredell, McDowell, and Mitchell counties which consist of Assertive Community Treatment Team, Community Support Team, Day Treatment, Integrated Care, Intensive In-Home, Medication Management, Outpatient Therapy, and Therapeutic Foster Care.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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