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Child Welfare Specialist III

Recruitment #181004-H23C-I20

Introduction

Announcement #: 18-T121.2
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR CURRENT OR FORMER DHS EMPLOYEES ONLY
Organization: CW-Choctaw-R4D17
Address: 2565 E 2070 Road, Hugo, OK 74743
Travel:
Extensive

This position could include responsibilities that would require travel throughout the District.

Job Description, essential functions:
Position will team lead and serve as a backup to supervisor in their absence. Assigned complex caseload, or assigned responsibilities involving case consultation. Consult and train lower CWS in case management and interpretation of policies and procedures. Monitors investigations, treatment plans and reviews court reports.

Job description, marginal functions:
Attends training required by law or outlined in the Pinnacle.  Must successfully complete initial Child Welfare Specialist Academy. 

THIS IS A RE-ANNOUNCEMENT OF 18-T121.1. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS MUST RE-APPLY TO BE CONSIDERED.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibility for providing child welfare services to children and families in communities, facilities, institutions or hospitals.  Duties include prevention and treatment functions, child abuse/neglect investigations, adoption, foster care, referrals, court liaison, group home and shelter services, volunteer program activities and permanency planning.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

This job family consists of four levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity and diversity of the specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned, the expertise required for the completion of the duties assigned and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level III:
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 case loads, or are assigned responsibilities involving case consultation.  At this level employees act as team leader in case staffings, provide on-going case consultation and advise and train lower level Child Welfare Specialists in case management and interpretation of policies and procedures.  Also monitors investigations and treatment plans and reviews court reports.

This level also consists of positions which coordinate the placement of children within the State of Oklahoma and between other states and Oklahoma.  Provides statewide placement services, including all state juvenile courts.  Employees will coordinate the efforts of a placement program with those of other related programs within the agency, with other state agencies and between other states.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

This job family consists of four levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity and diversity of the specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned, the expertise required for the completion of the duties assigned and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level III:     
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a Master’s Degree plus one year of professional social work experience in child welfare programs; or a Bachelor’s Degree and one year of experience in professional social work plus one year of professional social work experience in child welfare programs.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.


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