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Full time Oklahoma Human Services (formerly Oklahoma Department of Human Services) employees receive:
11 Paid Holidays Each Year
Subsidised Insurance Benefits
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This position is located in Logan county or Anadarko, Oklahoma
Child Welfare Specialist III - H23C
Annual Salary, $49,731.32 + Full State Employee Benefits.
DHS offers free child care for all employees. This benefit will be in effect until December 31, 2022. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the program website at https://www.kith.care/.
Travel: EXTENSIVE -- Must possess a valid driver's license and maintain required car insurance.
Health Benefit Allowance to significantly cover the cost of health, dental, and vision plans on top of your regular salary,
Overtime plans or comp paid time off for Child Welfare Workers
State-matched retirement contribution plans
11 paid holidays, 15 days of paid vacation leave, and 15 days of paid sick leave per year
Employee Assistance Program offers 12 free counseling sessions annually and 24/7 access to a crisis-trained staff
Free Child Care through KITH care through December 31, 2022
Technology such as laptop and cell phone
Master's Degree and one year of experience in Child Welfare programs,
OR a Bachelor's Degree plus one year of professional social work plus one year of experience in professional social work in child welfare programs.
Help eliminate barriers to adoption and find permanent families for every waiting child for whom adoption is the goal.
Serves as a lead worker or backup supervisor to a unit of lower-level Child Welfare Specialists.
Serves as a team leader in case staff meetings, provide on-going case consultation and advise and train lower-level Child Welfare Specialists in case management and interpretation of policies and procedures.
Carry complex and difficult caseloads, or are assigned responsibilities involving case consultation.
Consults with other Child Welfare Specialists within other programs to assist in the identification and preparation of foster children for a successful transition with an adoptive family.
Recruits, screens, and prepares prospective adoptive families.
Assists with the adoption application process and approves or disapproves applicants.
Ability to work on a diverse team and directly with people from diverse backgrounds specifically racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and disabilities.
Click here to see what it is like to work in Child Welfare.
If you have questions, please contact DHS.Careers@okdhs.org