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Associate|Social Services Specialist (I|II|III)

  • ... Springfield, Missouri, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 49507 per year
  • Posted on: Mar 17, 2024       Expires on: May 01, 2024

Associate|Social Services Specialist (I|II|III)   

JOB TITLE:

Associate|Social Services Specialist (I|II|III)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Springfield Missouri United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Location: This position will be located in Springfield, MO.

The Department of Social Services partners with families and communities to protect children, rehabilitate youth and move families to self-sufficiency so that Missourians can lead safe, healthy and productive lives.

Why youll love this position:

Are you passionate about helping people? Do you love working with children and families? Do you enjoy assisting people in difficult circumstances? The Department of Social Services Childrens Division cares for at-risk children and families by providing family preservation and reunification services, investigating allegations of abuse and neglect, and conducting foster care and adoption case management.
If you want to be part of a great team working to make a difference, please come join us!

What youll do:

  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with partnering agencies who serve children and families
  • Assist families to attain and maintain stability through appropriate casework, home management or referral for more skilled counseling treatment
  • Interacts with law enforcement and juvenile officers, other public officials, and community organizations regarding family and children issues
  • Represent Childrens Division during court hearings and other meetings related to case work.
  • Respond to the needs of children in their homes and throughout the community, providing transportation, if needed

All you need for success:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate Social Services Specialist -

A High School Diploma or High School Equivalent and Four or more years of professional experience with a public or private agency in the delivery of protective services, including casework/case management in: investigation of abuse or neglect; coordination of foster care, adoptions, and family centered services; treatment/rehabilitation; and/or providing in-home family crisis intervention services, and possession of a valid vehicle operators license.

OR

A Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university, preferably a degree in Social Work or comparable human services field.
(Substitutions allowed)

  • Social Services Specialist (II) -

A High School Diploma or High School Equivalent and Five or more years of professional experience with a public or private agency in the delivery of protective services, including casework/case management in: investigation of abuse or neglect; coordination of foster care, adoptions, and family centered services; treatment/rehabilitation; and/or providing in-home family crisis intervention services, and possession of a valid vehicle operators license.

OR

A Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university, preferably a degree in Social Work or comparable human services field (Substitutions allowed); and,

One or more years of professional experience with a public or private agency in the delivery of protective services, including casework/case management in: investigation of abuse or neglect; coordination of foster care, adoptions, and family centered services; treatment/rehabilitation; and/or providing in-home family crisis intervention services, and possession of a valid vehicle operators license.

  • Social Services Specialist (III) -

A High School Diploma or High School Equivalent and Seven or more years of professional experience with a public or private agency in the delivery of protective services, including casework/case management in: investigation of abuse or neglect; coordination of foster care, adoptions, and family centered services; treatment/rehabilitation; and/or providing in-home family crisis intervention services, and possession of a valid vehicle operators license.

OR

A Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university, preferably a degree in Social Work or comparable human services field (Substitutions allowed); and,

Three or more years of professional experience with a public or private agency in the delivery of protective services, including casework/case management in: investigation of abuse or neglect; coordination of foster care, adoptions, and family centered services; treatment/rehabilitation; and/or providing in-home family crisis intervention services, and possession of a valid vehicle operators license.

(A combination of earned credit hours from an accredited college or university in the preferred fields such as social work, family and child development, special education, psychology, sociology, or related behavioral sciences and experience described may substitute for the stated qualifications.
30 credit hours are equivalent to 1 year of experience.
Professional experience as described must be of a substantial period of time (over 50% of time)).

(Lack of post-secondary education will not be used as the sole basis denying consideration to any applicant)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work a combination evening/weekend shift
  • Excellent problem-solving and time management skills
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Availability to be in the on call rotation one weekend a month.
  • Ability to travel throughout the State of Missouri as needed

More reasons to love this position:

The State of Missouri offers an excellent benefits package that includes a defined pension plan, generous amounts of leave and holiday time, and eligibility for health insurance coverage.
Your total compensation is more than the dollars you receive in your paycheck.
To help demonstrate the value of working for the State of Missouri, we have created an interactive Total Compensation Calculator.
This tool provides a comprehensive view of benefits and more that are offered to prospective employees.
The Total Compensation Calculator and other applicant resources can be found here.

If you have questions about this position please contact: CD-HR@dss.
mo.
gov

The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer.
We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Position Details

POSTED:

Mar 17, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

49507 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1710829634-a6b54ec1823a6033b647607889d44c35

LOCATION:

Missouri United States

CITY:

Springfield

Job Origin:

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Job Location: This position will be located in Springfield, MO.

The Department of Social Services partners with families and communities to protect children, rehabilitate youth and move families to self-sufficiency so that Missourians can lead safe, healthy and productive lives.

Why youll love this position:

Are you passionate about helping people? Do you love working with children and families? Do you enjoy assisting people in difficult circumstances? The Department of Social Services Childrens Division cares for at-risk children and families by providing family preservation and reunification services, investigating allegations of abuse and neglect, and conducting foster care and adoption case management. If you want to be part of a great team working to make a difference, please come join us!

What youll do:

  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with partnering agencies who serve children and families
  • Assist families to attain and maintain stability through appropriate casework, home management or referral for more skilled counseling treatment
  • Interacts with law enforcement and juvenile officers, other public officials, and community organizations regarding family and children issues
  • Represent Childrens Division during court hearings and other meetings related to case work.
  • Respond to the needs of children in their homes and throughout the community, providing transportation, if needed

All you need for success:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate Social Services Specialist -

A High School Diploma or High School Equivalent and Four or more years of professional experience with a public or private agency in the delivery of protective services, including casework/case management in: investigation of abuse or neglect; coordination of foster care, adoptions, and family centered services; treatment/rehabilitation; and/or providing in-home family crisis intervention services, and possession of a valid vehicle operators license.

OR

A Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university, preferably a degree in Social Work or comparable human services field. (Substitutions allowed)

  • Social Services Specialist (II) -

A High School Diploma or High School Equivalent and Five or more years of professional experience with a public or private agency in the delivery of protective services, including casework/case management in: investigation of abuse or neglect; coordination of foster care, adoptions, and family centered services; treatment/rehabilitation; and/or providing in-home family crisis intervention services, and possession of a valid vehicle operators license.

OR

A Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university, preferably a degree in Social Work or comparable human services field (Substitutions allowed); and,

One or more years of professional experience with a public or private agency in the delivery of protective services, including casework/case management in: investigation of abuse or neglect; coordination of foster care, adoptions, and family centered services; treatment/rehabilitation; and/or providing in-home family crisis intervention services, and possession of a valid vehicle operators license.

  • Social Services Specialist (III) -

A High School Diploma or High School Equivalent and Seven or more years of professional experience with a public or private agency in the delivery of protective services, including casework/case management in: investigation of abuse or neglect; coordination of foster care, adoptions, and family centered services; treatment/rehabilitation; and/or providing in-home family crisis intervention services, and possession of a valid vehicle operators license.

OR

A Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university, preferably a degree in Social Work or comparable human services field (Substitutions allowed); and,

Three or more years of professional experience with a public or private agency in the delivery of protective services, including casework/case management in: investigation of abuse or neglect; coordination of foster care, adoptions, and family centered services; treatment/rehabilitation; and/or providing in-home family crisis intervention services, and possession of a valid vehicle operators license.

(A combination of earned credit hours from an accredited college or university in the preferred fields such as social work, family and child development, special education, psychology, sociology, or related behavioral sciences and experience described may substitute for the stated qualifications. 30 credit hours are equivalent to 1 year of experience. Professional experience as described must be of a substantial period of time (over 50% of time)).

(Lack of post-secondary education will not be used as the sole basis denying consideration to any applicant)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work a combination evening/weekend shift
  • Excellent problem-solving and time management skills
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Availability to be in the on call rotation one weekend a month.
  • Ability to travel throughout the State of Missouri as needed

More reasons to love this position:

The State of Missouri offers an excellent benefits package that includes a defined pension plan, generous amounts of leave and holiday time, and eligibility for health insurance coverage. Your total compensation is more than the dollars you receive in your paycheck. To help demonstrate the value of working for the State of Missouri, we have created an interactive Total Compensation Calculator. This tool provides a comprehensive view of benefits and more that are offered to prospective employees. The Total Compensation Calculator and other applicant resources can be found here.

If you have questions about this position please contact: CD-HR@dss.mo.gov

The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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