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After Hours Social Service Specialist 1-3 (In-Training) - Region 3|NW Washington

  • ... Dallas, Western Australia, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 40.32 per hour
  • Posted on: Feb 05, 2024       Expires on: Mar 21, 2024

After Hours Social Service Specialist 1-3 (In-Training) - Region 3|NW Washington   

JOB TITLE:

After Hours Social Service Specialist 1-3 (In-Training) - Region 3|NW Washington

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Dallas Western Australia United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Description



Our vision is to ensure that "Washington state’s children and youth grow up safe and healthy—thriving physically, emotionally, and academically, nurtured by family and community.
"

Job Title: After-Hours Social Service Specialist 1-3 (In-Training).

Locations: Region 3.
Region Map.
The After-Hours Unit provides coverage to the entire area of DCYF Region 3, which includes Snohomish, Skagit, Island, San Juan, and Whatcom counties.
The designated office that you report to is flexible depending on your location.
This position requires time in the field and in the office, teleworking is not an option.

Job Type: On-Call.
(vacancies occur regularly).
Part-time and Full-time (vacancies occur on occasion).

Hourly: $25.
20 - $40.
32.
Assignment Pay: When the incumbent reaches the goal class of Social Service Specialist 3, they will receive 10% assignment pay.
This assignment pay is in addition to the regular base salary as the required duties include performing visits in unregulated environments, such as private residences, to conduct investigations for allegations of abuse and/or neglect to assess the safety of vulnerable children.

Review Date: Applications are reviewed regularly.
This announcement will be used to generate a candidate pool to fill multiple vacancies as they occur within Region 3, Afterhours.


We are looking for Social Service Specialists who will be responsible for providing case management services to clients and families in the Afterhours Unit.
This opportunity is a great way to gain additional experience or supplement your income and advance your career in social work if you already have some experience!

Click here to learn more about DCYF.


We are hiring Social Service Specialist 3s or Social Service Specialist 1 and 2s "in-training" who are willing to work evenings, weekends, overnights, and holidays.
After-hours staff respond to and investigate reports of abuse and neglect in a timely and efficient manner during the times that the local Division of Children and Family Service offices are closed.
Local offices are closed from 5 pm to 8 am each day, on weekends, and all holidays, although the need to assist children still exists.
For the on-call positions, there is a lot of flexibility in scheduling that is based on your weekend availability.
The average number of hours per week varies depending on the number of days you can work, and the number of calls received.
You are only expected to be on-call if scheduled to work on the calendar that you help create.


Some of what you will get to do:
  • Meet all casework management directives required by law, policy, and mandates.
  • Perform advanced-level work in the investigation of child abuse and neglect allegations and specialized case management.
  • Investigate allegations, assess complex family situations, and develop plans to protect children either in their own homes or out-of-home care through the intervention of the court system.
  • Make findings of abuse or neglect based on the results of the investigation and coordinate with law enforcement as necessary.
  • Focus on understanding and respecting the strengths of families including their heritage, cultural beliefs and values, communication, and learning styles.
  • Follow the Indian Child Welfare (ICW) policy, inquire about ICW status, and complete the Indian Identity Request and the Family Ancestry Chart.
  • Gather demographic information for relatives or suitable others and conduct an NCIC emergent CODE X background check on possible placement options.
  • Transport children and youth to/from: school, CRC, BRS placement, foster placements, respite, detention, and relative placement.
  • Conduct Health and Safety visits.
  • Supervise youth after hours when placement efforts are ongoing or when placement is unable to locate a safe appropriate placement.
  • Work collaboratively with other social workers within other units and offices.
  • Utilize the Child Health and Education Tracking (CHET) Screens.
  • Provide accurate and timely documentation in FamLink.
  • Attend and testify in court.
What we are looking for (Required Qualifications):
The goal class is a Social Service Specialist 3, however, we will consider candidates at the Social Service Specialist 1 and 2 levels, with two different options to meet the qualifications through an In-Training plan.


In-Training Plan Option #1 - Degree with the Required Credits
Applicants must have completed a Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Social Service, Human Service, or Behavioral Science, or applicants who completed any degree field that included 30 semester or 45 quarter credits in a Social Service discipline.

  • Social Service Specialist 1: Bachelor’s degree in social services, human services, behavioral sciences, or any degree which includes 30 semester or 45 quarter credits in a Social Service discipline; no experience necessary.
  • Social Service Specialist 2: Bachelor’s degree in social services, human services, behavioral sciences, or any degree which includes 30 semester or 45 quarter credits in a Social Service discipline AND one (1) year of paid social service experience*; OR Master's degree in social services, human services, behavioral sciences AND a completed Practicum; OR One (1) year of experience as a Social Service Specialist 1.
  • Social Service Specialist 3: Bachelor’s degree in social services, human services, behavioral sciences, or any degree that includes 30 semester or 45 quarter credits in a Social Service discipline AND Two (2) years of paid social service experience*; OR Master's degree in social services, human services, behavioral sciences, or any degree which includes 30 semester or 45 quarter credits in a Social Service discipline AND One (1) year of paid social service experience*; OR One (1) year of experience as a Social Service Specialist 2.
  • Paid Social Service experience must have included assessing risk and safety to children and providing direct family-centered practice services.

In-Training Plan Option #2 - Degree without the Required Credits
Applicants who completed a Bachelor's or Master's degree in an unrelated field but do not have the required 30 semester or 45 quarter hours in the social service field but are willing to obtain them within 18 months of hire.
This option is great for candidates who have some or most of the required credits and only need to complete a few classes to meet this requirement.
Applicants who apply under this hiring option will begin employment at the Social Service Specialist 1 level and must complete the educational course requirements within 18 months of hire to advance to the next in-training step.


How do I apply?
Complete your applicant profile with your full work history and highest education details and complete the supplemental questions as accurately as possible.
Applicants MUST attach a copy of their college transcripts.
Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application submission however, official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
Incomplete applications may be screened out of the recruitment process.


Supplemental Information:
The Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) was created to be a comprehensive agency exclusively dedicated to the social, emotional, and physical well-being of children, youth, and families regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or other socioeconomic factors.
We believe our workforce should reflect the communities we serve and are actively searching for candidates that reflect that diversity.


This position requires an unrestricted (other than corrective lenses) driver's license.


Prior to a new hire, a background check, including criminal record history will be conducted.
Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.


This position bargaining unit is represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE).
For more information: https://wfse.
org/.

Benefits eligibility for this position may be different than what’s listed in the benefits tab of this recruitment announcement, for more information on employee benefits eligibility visit- Public Employee Benefits Board (PEBB).

This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies.


Degrees must be obtained from an accredited college or university whose accreditation is recognized by the U.
S.
Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), or a foreign equivalent verified by a NACES-approved organization at naces.
org.
Foreign Equivalency certification must be attached to the application for degrees obtained outside the U.
S.


If you would like to request an accommodation throughout the application/interview process, contact the Talent Acquisition Specialist at DCYF Recruiter.
If you're experiencing technical difficulties creating, accessing, or completing your application, call NEOGOV toll-free at (855)524-5627 or email support@neogov.
com.


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Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 05, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

40.32 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707479373-1d8e81a2c5b08edb1813504ebf9c37ba

LOCATION:

Western Australia United States

CITY:

Dallas

Job Origin:

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Our vision is to ensure that "Washington state’s children and youth grow up safe and healthy—thriving physically, emotionally, and academically, nurtured by family and community."

Job Title: After-Hours Social Service Specialist 1-3 (In-Training).
Locations: Region 3. Region Map. The After-Hours Unit provides coverage to the entire area of DCYF Region 3, which includes Snohomish, Skagit, Island, San Juan, and Whatcom counties. The designated office that you report to is flexible depending on your location. This position requires time in the field and in the office, teleworking is not an option.
Job Type: On-Call. (vacancies occur regularly). Part-time and Full-time (vacancies occur on occasion).
Hourly: $25.20 - $40.32. Assignment Pay: When the incumbent reaches the goal class of Social Service Specialist 3, they will receive 10% assignment pay. This assignment pay is in addition to the regular base salary as the required duties include performing visits in unregulated environments, such as private residences, to conduct investigations for allegations of abuse and/or neglect to assess the safety of vulnerable children.
Review Date: Applications are reviewed regularly. This announcement will be used to generate a candidate pool to fill multiple vacancies as they occur within Region 3, Afterhours.

We are looking for Social Service Specialists who will be responsible for providing case management services to clients and families in the Afterhours Unit. This opportunity is a great way to gain additional experience or supplement your income and advance your career in social work if you already have some experience!

Click here to learn more about DCYF.

We are hiring Social Service Specialist 3s or Social Service Specialist 1 and 2s "in-training" who are willing to work evenings, weekends, overnights, and holidays. After-hours staff respond to and investigate reports of abuse and neglect in a timely and efficient manner during the times that the local Division of Children and Family Service offices are closed. Local offices are closed from 5 pm to 8 am each day, on weekends, and all holidays, although the need to assist children still exists. For the on-call positions, there is a lot of flexibility in scheduling that is based on your weekend availability. The average number of hours per week varies depending on the number of days you can work, and the number of calls received. You are only expected to be on-call if scheduled to work on the calendar that you help create.

Some of what you will get to do:
  • Meet all casework management directives required by law, policy, and mandates.
  • Perform advanced-level work in the investigation of child abuse and neglect allegations and specialized case management.
  • Investigate allegations, assess complex family situations, and develop plans to protect children either in their own homes or out-of-home care through the intervention of the court system.
  • Make findings of abuse or neglect based on the results of the investigation and coordinate with law enforcement as necessary.
  • Focus on understanding and respecting the strengths of families including their heritage, cultural beliefs and values, communication, and learning styles.
  • Follow the Indian Child Welfare (ICW) policy, inquire about ICW status, and complete the Indian Identity Request and the Family Ancestry Chart.
  • Gather demographic information for relatives or suitable others and conduct an NCIC emergent CODE X background check on possible placement options.
  • Transport children and youth to/from: school, CRC, BRS placement, foster placements, respite, detention, and relative placement.
  • Conduct Health and Safety visits.
  • Supervise youth after hours when placement efforts are ongoing or when placement is unable to locate a safe appropriate placement.
  • Work collaboratively with other social workers within other units and offices.
  • Utilize the Child Health and Education Tracking (CHET) Screens.
  • Provide accurate and timely documentation in FamLink.
  • Attend and testify in court.
What we are looking for (Required Qualifications):
The goal class is a Social Service Specialist 3, however, we will consider candidates at the Social Service Specialist 1 and 2 levels, with two different options to meet the qualifications through an In-Training plan.

In-Training Plan Option #1 - Degree with the Required Credits
Applicants must have completed a Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Social Service, Human Service, or Behavioral Science, or applicants who completed any degree field that included 30 semester or 45 quarter credits in a Social Service discipline.
  • Social Service Specialist 1: Bachelor’s degree in social services, human services, behavioral sciences, or any degree which includes 30 semester or 45 quarter credits in a Social Service discipline; no experience necessary.
  • Social Service Specialist 2: Bachelor’s degree in social services, human services, behavioral sciences, or any degree which includes 30 semester or 45 quarter credits in a Social Service discipline AND one (1) year of paid social service experience*; OR Master's degree in social services, human services, behavioral sciences AND a completed Practicum; OR One (1) year of experience as a Social Service Specialist 1.
  • Social Service Specialist 3: Bachelor’s degree in social services, human services, behavioral sciences, or any degree that includes 30 semester or 45 quarter credits in a Social Service discipline AND Two (2) years of paid social service experience*; OR Master's degree in social services, human services, behavioral sciences, or any degree which includes 30 semester or 45 quarter credits in a Social Service discipline AND One (1) year of paid social service experience*; OR One (1) year of experience as a Social Service Specialist 2.
  • Paid Social Service experience must have included assessing risk and safety to children and providing direct family-centered practice services.

In-Training Plan Option #2 - Degree without the Required Credits
Applicants who completed a Bachelor's or Master's degree in an unrelated field but do not have the required 30 semester or 45 quarter hours in the social service field but are willing to obtain them within 18 months of hire. This option is great for candidates who have some or most of the required credits and only need to complete a few classes to meet this requirement. Applicants who apply under this hiring option will begin employment at the Social Service Specialist 1 level and must complete the educational course requirements within 18 months of hire to advance to the next in-training step.

How do I apply?
Complete your applicant profile with your full work history and highest education details and complete the supplemental questions as accurately as possible. Applicants MUST attach a copy of their college transcripts. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application submission however, official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Incomplete applications may be screened out of the recruitment process.

Supplemental Information:
The Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) was created to be a comprehensive agency exclusively dedicated to the social, emotional, and physical well-being of children, youth, and families regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or other socioeconomic factors. We believe our workforce should reflect the communities we serve and are actively searching for candidates that reflect that diversity.

This position requires an unrestricted (other than corrective lenses) driver's license.

Prior to a new hire, a background check, including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

This position bargaining unit is represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE). For more information: https://wfse.org/.

Benefits eligibility for this position may be different than what’s listed in the benefits tab of this recruitment announcement, for more information on employee benefits eligibility visit- Public Employee Benefits Board (PEBB).

This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies.

Degrees must be obtained from an accredited college or university whose accreditation is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), or a foreign equivalent verified by a NACES-approved organization at naces.org. Foreign Equivalency certification must be attached to the application for degrees obtained outside the U.S.

If you would like to request an accommodation throughout the application/interview process, contact the Talent Acquisition Specialist at DCYF Recruiter. If you're experiencing technical difficulties creating, accessing, or completing your application, call NEOGOV toll-free at (855)524-5627 or email support@neogov.com.

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