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CFWS Social Service Specialist 2|3 In Training (SSS3) - Ellensburg

  • ... Ellensburg, Western Australia, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 7016 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 05, 2024       Expires on: Mar 21, 2024

CFWS Social Service Specialist 2|3 In Training (SSS3) - Ellensburg   

JOB TITLE:

CFWS Social Service Specialist 2|3 In Training (SSS3) - Ellensburg

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Ellensburg 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:
CFWS Social Service Specialist 2/3 – In-Training (SSS3)
Location: Ellensburg, WA
Closes: 2/19/24
Salary: $4,968 - $7,016 Monthly.
This position may receive 10% assignment pay when the incumbent reaches the goal class of Social Service Specialist 3.
This is in addition to the regular base salary; 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.

We're looking for a Child and Family Welfare Services (CFWS) Social Service Specialist (SSS3) to join an amazing team of Social Service Specialists at our Ellensburg office.
In this position, you will work independently while making a significant difference in the lives of each child under your care.
Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of children in your community? Apply today!

The Opportunity:
As a CFWS Social Service Specialist, your primary responsibility is to ensure that children on your caseload receive timely and permanent outcomes.
To achieve this, you will need to engage in critical thinking, exercise independent judgment, and protect children from harm.
It is also vital to develop strong partnerships with families and follow all required casework management directives.

Some of what you'll do:
  • Provide comprehensive assessments of casework needs for children and families.
  • Assess placement needs with families, to create nurturing environments for each child’s cultural and family connections.
  • Provide psychosocial summaries, home studies, and other appropriate correspondence to outside agencies.
  • Monitor the health and safety of children by regular visitation in the placement facility and other settings.
  • Provide case management services to facilitate out-of-home placements including management of court responsibilities for dependency actions.
  • Prepare required legal documents for court, placement, medical, and travel as well as case reviews and service delivery.
  • Document case activities and maintain case records.
    Initiate payments within FamLink for child placement and child/family services.

Salary Ranges:
The goal class of this position is a Social Service Specialist 3.
We will also consider candidates at the Social Service Specialist 2 level, with a training plan to advance to the goal class.
The Hiring Manager will evaluate the education and experience of each candidate for one of the levels mentioned below.

  • A Social Service Specialist 3 at Range 58 makes $5,214 – $7,016.
  • A Social Service Specialist 2 at Range 56 makes $4,968 – $6,676.

What we are looking for at each level:

  • 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.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications
:
  • Current knowledge of applicable laws, rules, and policies on delivery of child protective and child welfare services within Washington State and deliver services accordingly.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement risk assessment in all cases as defined by law and best practice using the agency-preferred risk assessment model.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of shared decision-making processes for making case plans, such as Family Team Decision Meetings, dependency case conferences, permanency planning staffing, Child Protective Teams, Local Indian Child Welfare Advisory Committee, adoption teaming staffing, and Behavior Rehabilitation Services team meetings.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of FamLink system for documentation within program and manual standards, accountability requirements, and agency’s documentation expectations.

How do I apply?
Complete your applicant profile and attach the following:
  • Transcripts (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application submission)
  • Cover Letter
  • Current resume detailing experience and education.

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

Incumbent must hold a valid driver’s license when operating a state or privately owned vehicle on official state business.

This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies.

The incumbent must successfully complete formal training courses as required by law, policy, and regional requirements within one year of their appointment.

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal 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.

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.


For more information about this position or if you need an accommodation throughout the application/interview process, please contact 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:

7016 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707481600-aa20ce303816f5cac56cb17d27bb64df

LOCATION:

Western Australia United States

CITY:

Ellensburg

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:
CFWS Social Service Specialist 2/3 – In-Training (SSS3)
Location: Ellensburg, WA
Closes: 2/19/24
Salary: $4,968 - $7,016 Monthly. This position may receive 10% assignment pay when the incumbent reaches the goal class of Social Service Specialist 3. This is in addition to the regular base salary; 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.

We're looking for a Child and Family Welfare Services (CFWS) Social Service Specialist (SSS3) to join an amazing team of Social Service Specialists at our Ellensburg office. In this position, you will work independently while making a significant difference in the lives of each child under your care. Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of children in your community? Apply today!

The Opportunity:
As a CFWS Social Service Specialist, your primary responsibility is to ensure that children on your caseload receive timely and permanent outcomes. To achieve this, you will need to engage in critical thinking, exercise independent judgment, and protect children from harm. It is also vital to develop strong partnerships with families and follow all required casework management directives.

Some of what you'll do:
  • Provide comprehensive assessments of casework needs for children and families.
  • Assess placement needs with families, to create nurturing environments for each child’s cultural and family connections.
  • Provide psychosocial summaries, home studies, and other appropriate correspondence to outside agencies.
  • Monitor the health and safety of children by regular visitation in the placement facility and other settings.
  • Provide case management services to facilitate out-of-home placements including management of court responsibilities for dependency actions.
  • Prepare required legal documents for court, placement, medical, and travel as well as case reviews and service delivery.
  • Document case activities and maintain case records. Initiate payments within FamLink for child placement and child/family services.

Salary Ranges:
The goal class of this position is a Social Service Specialist 3. We will also consider candidates at the Social Service Specialist 2 level, with a training plan to advance to the goal class. The Hiring Manager will evaluate the education and experience of each candidate for one of the levels mentioned below.

  • A Social Service Specialist 3 at Range 58 makes $5,214 – $7,016.
  • A Social Service Specialist 2 at Range 56 makes $4,968 – $6,676.

What we are looking for at each level:

  • 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.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications
:
  • Current knowledge of applicable laws, rules, and policies on delivery of child protective and child welfare services within Washington State and deliver services accordingly.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement risk assessment in all cases as defined by law and best practice using the agency-preferred risk assessment model.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of shared decision-making processes for making case plans, such as Family Team Decision Meetings, dependency case conferences, permanency planning staffing, Child Protective Teams, Local Indian Child Welfare Advisory Committee, adoption teaming staffing, and Behavior Rehabilitation Services team meetings.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of FamLink system for documentation within program and manual standards, accountability requirements, and agency’s documentation expectations.

How do I apply?
Complete your applicant profile and attach the following:
  • Transcripts (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application submission)
  • Cover Letter
  • Current resume detailing experience and education.

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

Incumbent must hold a valid driver’s license when operating a state or privately owned vehicle on official state business.

This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies.

The incumbent must successfully complete formal training courses as required by law, policy, and regional requirements within one year of their appointment.

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal 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.

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.


For more information about this position or if you need an accommodation throughout the application/interview process, please contact 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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