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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
For more information about our State Employee benefits, click here.
To learn more about the vital services we provide to Oklahomans, please visit oklahoma.gov/okdhs.
VETERANS PLACEMENT: The state of Oklahoma prioritizes careers for US Veterans. If you have a certification letter from the Office of Veteran's Placement at OMES, you are entitled to be interviewed for any positions that you apply and minimally qualify for. Please note that this policy only entitles the candidate for an interview, and does not guarantee an offer of employment. If you're an OVP Certified Veteran and did not get an interview, please contact email@example.com.
Annual Salary, $41,874.84 + Full State Employee Benefits.
Shift-diff pay is paid after standard hours.
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 is Extensive: Must possess a valid driver's license and must 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; or a Bachelor’s Degree and one year of experience in professional social work.
Child Protective Services (CPS) - Investigates allegations of child abuse or neglect. Protects the safety of children and provides services to help families with any barriers that can result in the safety of their children being at risk.
Family-Centered Services (FCS) - Preserves and strengthen the protective capacities of the parents to keep the child in their own home with a focus on increasing safety for the child and family in order to prevent unnecessary out-of-home placements.
Permanency Planning (PP) - Provides services to families that include involving family members as participants in their own treatment plan. Provides placements for children which will meet their medical, educational, and physical needs. Returns children to their own homes as soon as their needs can be met in the home of their parent(s), and arranges a permanent plan when return to the home is not possible.
Ability to work on a diverse team and directly with people from diverse backgrounds specifically racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and disabilities.
All new Child Welfare Specialists attend training required by law or outlined in the Pinnacle Plan. They must successfully complete the initial Child Welfare Specialist Academy.
Click here to see what it is like to work in Child Welfare.
If you have questions, please contact DHS.Careers@okdhs.org