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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.
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This position may be located in Chandler or Shawnee, Oklahoma.
Child Welfare Specialist IV - H23D
Annual Salary: $56,045.60 + 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 email@example.com or visit the program website at https://www.kith.care/.
Travel is 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 offering 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
Completion of the requirements for a Master's Degree plus two years of experience in professional social work in child welfare programs.
A Bachelor's Degree and three years of experience in professional social work including two years in child welfare programs.
An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Leadership position that serves as direct supervisor to a unit Child Welfare Specialists.
The position includes close coordination and consultation with CW Supervisors and District Directors regarding appropriate case actions and referrals, auditing, and tracking of referrals with providers to ensure and verify the delivery of contractual services.
As a direct supervisor, the position is involved in the interviewing and selection of child welfare services staff; maintains personnel records and completes performance evaluations; monitors the unit's work assignments, turnover, staff experience, and case evaluation.
Trains new staff performs case reviews and develops and administers in-services training programs.
Conducts monthly staff meetings to discuss individual cases, training, and development.
Ability to cultivate a supportive and inclusive work environment for all employees.
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