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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: $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 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
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.
Resource Family staff provides day-to-day operations, planning, and oversight of foster care and adoption activities. This includes the maintenance of all foster, kinship, and adoptive families.
Serves as lead worker or backup supervisor to a unit of lower-level Child Welfare Specialists.
Serves as team leader in case staff meetings, provide ongoing case consultation, and advises and trains 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.
Delivers in-home support and social work services for families applying or approved for adoption or foster care.
Provides training and consultation to foster families and other placement providers.
Completes family assessments and reassesses annually.
Reviews child’s history and coordinates placement of children.
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