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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 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Travel: Extensive- Must possess a valid driver's license and must maintain required car insurance.
Level I H16A - $28,191.00 + Full State Benefits
Level II H16B - $30,304.00 + Full State Benefits
Level III H16C - $33,333.00 + Full State 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/.
Child Welfare Assistant I
Six months of experience with general office clerical work;
Or, six months of providing care for children in a licensed daycare facility;
Or, six months of vocational training course work;
Or, the completion of 15 semester hours from a college or university.
Child Welfare Assistant II
One year of clerical office experience in a governmental or non-profit environment;
Or a combination of education and experience.
Child Welfare Assistant III
One year of clerical office experience/combination of education and experience, PLUS two years of clerical experience in a Child Welfare field.
Provides lower-level case management assistance and support for Child Welfare Specialists (CWS), clients, client families, and other interested parties.
Performs administrative support tasks and other related duties including general office duties, inputting case documentation, compiling social and economic data, and scheduling and assisting in meetings with clients, parents, and other interested parties. Schedules required appointments for doctor visits, family visitations, court appearances, and others; arranges or provides transportation for children and clients.
Interviews clients and their families and reports findings to assigned CWS.
Advises clients of available child welfare services and resources; provides specific program information to clients and may refer to community resources for assistance.
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 trainings required by law or outlined in the Pinnacle Plan. They must successfully complete initial Child Welfare Specialist Academy.
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If you have questions, please contact DHS.Careers@okdhs.org