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Child Welfare Specialist

  • ... Springfield, Illinois, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 100128 per year
  • Posted on: Mar 12, 2024       Expires on: Apr 26, 2024

Child Welfare Specialist   

JOB TITLE:

Child Welfare Specialist

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Springfield Illinois United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Full job description

Location:

Springfield, IL, US, 62702

Job Requisition ID: 35681

Agency : Department of Children and Family Services
Closing Date/Time: 03/26/2024
Salary: $5,592 - $8,344 Monthly (Anticipated starting salary $5,592 Monthly - Step 1C)
Job Type: [[cust_employmentType_obj]]
County: Sangamon
Number of Vacancies: 2
Plan/BU: [[bargainingUnit]]

This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.

All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the illinois.
jobs2web.
com website.
State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.

Position Overview

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is seeking an organized, professional, and results oriented individual to serve as State Central Register Call Center Worker.
Under general supervision, this position will provide statewide telephone coverage of a toll-free number for the reporting of alleged child abuse and neglect, making highly responsible decisions regarding intake and screening of information received on initial calls.
The position will also secure all information necessary to accurately diagnose and evaluate reports of alleged child abuse/neglect and all information to complete initial oral reports and subsequent reports relating to child abuse/neglect or other child welfare services.
This position provides a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about children and focused on ensuring the safety of children and youth.
DCFS offers a competitive compensation plan, excellent benefits, and a pension program.
The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent organizational skills and strong communication skills.
We invite you to join our innovative team to help make a positive difference in the lives of the children and families of Illinois.

Job Responsibilities

1.
Serves as State Central Register Call Center Worker

2.
Provides telephone counseling services or referral services for crisis situations; maintains familiarity with resources on a statewide basis for purposes of referral

3.
Provides information necessary to ensure that all alleged reports of child abuse/neglect are entered into the computer terminal

4.
Monitors incoming written reports for CPS units

5.
Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Preferably requires a master's degree in social work; or a master's degree in a related human service field, supplemented by one year of directly related professional casework/ case management experience related to family preservation, family reunification, adoption, youth development, counseling and advocacy services or a related field;

*

  • OR

*

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in social work and one year of directly related professional casework/ case management experience related to family preservation, family reunification, adoption, youth development, counseling and advocacy services or a related field;

*

  • OR

*

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in a related human service field and two years of directly related professional casework/ case management experience related to family preservation, family reunification, adoption, youth development, counseling and advocacy services or a related field.

*

  • The college or university issuing a bachelor's or master's degree must be accredited, and the degree program in social work must be approved by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • This class is included as an Upward Mobility Program credential title.

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires the ability to pass a background check
  • Requires physical, visual and auditory ability to carry out assigned duties
  • Requires ability to work mandatory overtime

Education Major

Social work or a related human service field

Work Hours: Rot B 12am-8:30pm
Work Location: 2200 Churchill Rd, Springfield, Illinois, 62702
Agency Contact:

mike.
bolt@illinois.
gov

618-583-2176

Req: 35681

Job Family: Social Services

This title is within the Upward Mobility Program.
General Program information can be found by clicking on the Upward Mobility Program link or for specific title information at UMP Title Descriptions.
There are three categories of UMP titles: 1) certificate titles which require passing a written proficiency exam; 2) credential titles which require the possession of a specified college degree and/or licensure; and 3) dual titles for which a certificate may be earned by following either the certificate or credential pathway.

This position DOES NOT contain Specialized Skills (as that term is used in CBAs).

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $67,104.
00 - $100,128.
00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Springfield, IL 62702: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

Position Details

POSTED:

Mar 12, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

100128 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1710473191-9e8de29226458274a79d3d542edaaf72

LOCATION:

Illinois United States

CITY:

Springfield

Job Origin:

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Full job description

Location:

Springfield, IL, US, 62702

Job Requisition ID: 35681

Agency : Department of Children and Family Services
Closing Date/Time: 03/26/2024
Salary: $5,592 - $8,344 Monthly (Anticipated starting salary $5,592 Monthly - Step 1C)
Job Type: [[cust_employmentType_obj]]
County: Sangamon
Number of Vacancies: 2
Plan/BU: [[bargainingUnit]]

This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.

All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the illinois.jobs2web.com website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.

Position Overview

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is seeking an organized, professional, and results oriented individual to serve as State Central Register Call Center Worker. Under general supervision, this position will provide statewide telephone coverage of a toll-free number for the reporting of alleged child abuse and neglect, making highly responsible decisions regarding intake and screening of information received on initial calls. The position will also secure all information necessary to accurately diagnose and evaluate reports of alleged child abuse/neglect and all information to complete initial oral reports and subsequent reports relating to child abuse/neglect or other child welfare services. This position provides a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about children and focused on ensuring the safety of children and youth. DCFS offers a competitive compensation plan, excellent benefits, and a pension program. The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent organizational skills and strong communication skills. We invite you to join our innovative team to help make a positive difference in the lives of the children and families of Illinois.

Job Responsibilities

1. Serves as State Central Register Call Center Worker

2. Provides telephone counseling services or referral services for crisis situations; maintains familiarity with resources on a statewide basis for purposes of referral

3. Provides information necessary to ensure that all alleged reports of child abuse/neglect are entered into the computer terminal

4. Monitors incoming written reports for CPS units

5. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Preferably requires a master's degree in social work; or a master's degree in a related human service field, supplemented by one year of directly related professional casework/ case management experience related to family preservation, family reunification, adoption, youth development, counseling and advocacy services or a related field;

*

  • OR

*

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in social work and one year of directly related professional casework/ case management experience related to family preservation, family reunification, adoption, youth development, counseling and advocacy services or a related field;

*

  • OR

*

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in a related human service field and two years of directly related professional casework/ case management experience related to family preservation, family reunification, adoption, youth development, counseling and advocacy services or a related field.

*

  • The college or university issuing a bachelor's or master's degree must be accredited, and the degree program in social work must be approved by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • This class is included as an Upward Mobility Program credential title.

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires the ability to pass a background check
  • Requires physical, visual and auditory ability to carry out assigned duties
  • Requires ability to work mandatory overtime

Education Major

Social work or a related human service field

Work Hours: Rot B 12am-8:30pm
Work Location: 2200 Churchill Rd, Springfield, Illinois, 62702
Agency Contact:

mike.bolt@illinois.gov

618-583-2176

Req: 35681

Job Family: Social Services

This title is within the Upward Mobility Program. General Program information can be found by clicking on the Upward Mobility Program link or for specific title information at UMP Title Descriptions. There are three categories of UMP titles: 1) certificate titles which require passing a written proficiency exam; 2) credential titles which require the possession of a specified college degree and/or licensure; and 3) dual titles for which a certificate may be earned by following either the certificate or credential pathway.

This position DOES NOT contain Specialized Skills (as that term is used in CBAs).

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $67,104.00 - $100,128.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Springfield, IL 62702: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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