Child Welfare Specialist III

Muskogee, OK
Full Time
CW-Muskogee
Experienced

This position is located in Muskogee, 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 May of 2022. For more information contact daycare@okdhs.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.  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's Degree and one year 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.

        Job responsibilities

This is the specialist level where employees are designated as lead workers or backup supervisors to Level I or Level II Child Welfare Specialists, carry complex and difficult caseloads or are assigned responsibilities involving case consultation.

 

  • Serves as a lead worker or backup supervisor to lower-level Child Welfare Specialists carries complex and difficult caseloads, or are assigned responsibilities involving case consultation.
  • Serves as a team leader in case staff meetings, provides ongoing case consultation, and advises and trains lower-level Child Welfare Specialists in case management and interpretation of policies and procedures.
  • Monitors investigations and individualized service plans and reviews court reports.
  • May coordinate the efforts of a placement program with those of other related programs within the agency, with other state agencies, and between other states
  • 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

OKDHS is a Fair Chance Employer.

This is a position in the Oklahoma Civil Service.

Announcement Number - 22-GH164

83003885

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