BrightSpring Health Services


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BrightSpring Health Services
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BrightSpring Health Services

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The Foster Parent Recruitment Manager is responsible for leading recruitment efforts in Family Foster Care Parent home development. The Foster Parent Recruitment Manager will lead their state recruitment team in developing territories, increasing targeted populations, developing sales plans, and developing rapport with potential candidates, and help increase awareness of the need for families. The Foster Parent Recruitment Manager is also responsible for taking new families through the SAFE home study process, mitigating applications with recruitment team, and seeing homes through the state licensing process.


  • Develops and executes effective recruitment and marketing strategies to grow foster parent new home development with State Recruitment Team.
  • Leads recruitment discussions with state recruitment team with fully developed and polished communication and writing skills.
  • Maintains current data in Foster Parent Pipeline while consulting with Recruitment team weekly for updates, goals, and upcoming recruitment activities.
  • Identifies areas of growth within the team by listening and solution/consultative selling
  • Serves as a leadership role amongst recruitment team
  • Manages multiple recruitment opportunities simultaneously and demonstrates a focus on follow-up and accountability.
  • Understands and follows all agency and state licensing requirements and always ensure foster parents’ compliance with regulations
  • Work through and complete certification process with foster parents, including the completion of necessary documentation required
  • Learns and executes the company's consultative selling strategy to build sustainable relationships with targeted referral customers
  • Participates in strategic planning and the analysis with each member of the state recruitment team.
  • Coordinates with Director to plan in-services, presentations, and address issues with referral sources
  • Initiates and coordinates contract negotiations with facilities, insurance companies, and managed care organizations
  • Participates in community and organizational programs, as requested, to promote professional growth and understanding
  • Participates in the quality and performance improvement process
  • Supports and promotes the Company philosophy to referral sources in the community
  • Promotes an atmosphere which allows for the privacy, dignity, and well-being of all patients in a safe, secure environment
  • Supports and implements specific procedures and programs to meet new home development goals
  • Completes requirements for in-service training, acceptable attendance, uniform and dress codes including personal hygiene, and other work duties as assigned


  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, childhood education, education counseling and psychology, or other human service, behavioral science field or public administration field
  • Minimum of three year of work experience in a Child Placing Agency, the Department of Family and Children Services, or Non-Profit Agency preferred
  • Two to four years of Experience in Resource Development/ Foster Parent Recruitment and Retention preferred
  • Two years of marketing, fundraising, and event coordination preferred
  • One to five years’ experience in full cycle recruiting in a fast paced, professional oriented environment; experience in sales, insurance or financial services recruitment preferred
  • State Specific Foster Parent Pre-Service Training Certificate
  • SAFE certified Home Study Writer Certification Preferred. Company will assign this training within first month of employment as a Licensing Specialist
  • Strong recruiting mentality and a general understanding of a recruiting life-cycle from sourcing/lead generation to filling positions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of vast recruiting strategies, including savvy social media platforms
  • Strong business acumen and attention to detail
  • Proactive - anticipates and plans for problems before they arise
  • Effective at cold calling, pursuing warm leads, and transforming candidates into new colleagues
  • The ability to remain customer focused and use independent judgement in problem solving required
  • Flexible - ability to change directions as needed for the good of the department or organization
  • Critical Thinking - ability to think through issues and identify appropriate options
  • Work Ethics - motivated, diligent, industrious, and persistent in the workplace, stays on tasks to completion, works at a fast pace to ensure optimal efficiency
  • Judgment - exercises discretion and due diligence when making decisions and recommendations
  • Quality - is able to perform work in a neat, efficient, well-coordinated, well communicated manner with a high degree of accuracy and professionalism
  • Presentation - can speak in front of people to deliver necessary material or messaging
  • Ability to influence professionals of senior management level
  • Solid sense of confidentiality and discretion
  • Ability to design and apply change management and organizational development strategies and influences and assists organizational change initiatives in support of business strategies
  • Ability to work with remote teams with units in multiple locations
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Substantial business acumen in fast moving environment
  • Ability to develop clear, actionable steps in support of an overall business strategy
  • Interpersonal - can build effective, strong working relationships with employees, colleagues, management and vendors through trust, communication, and credibility
  • Team - ability to work with others, serve others, help others, lead others, mentor others, take directions from others in the interest of moving process and programs forward to the desired outcome
  • Emotional Intelligence - ability to not take issues personal, see the big picture in emotionally charged situations and respond in a mature, professional, composed manner
  • Self-Awareness - ability to reflect, understand limitations, and seek appropriate assistance and guidance.
  • Ability to effectively negotiate and diplomatically manage conflict
  • Ability to motivate and keep teams working effectively together
  • Self-starter to implement and enforce process
  • A dynamic leader and will strong managerial and motivational skills
  • Travel to affiliate locations to work with managers; frequent travel associated with recruitment events required

About our Line of Business

BrightSpring Health Services is a leading provider of complementary home and community-based pharmacy and health services for complex populations in need of chronic and/or specialized care. Through the company’s pharmacy and provider services to seniors and specialty (including behavioral) populations, we provide comprehensive care and clinical services in 50 states to over 360,000 customers, clients and patients daily. The company’s services foster greater patient and family satisfaction, improve outcomes and reduce health care system costs, and are supported by industry-leading quality outcomes. For more information, visit Follow us on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.


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