DCFS HIRING EVENT 6/12/23-CHILD WELFARE SPECIALIST- (DAP) Urbana
Company: Illinois Department of Children & Family Services
Posted on: May 27, 2023
DCFS HIRING EVENT 6/12/23-CHILD WELFARE SPECIALIST- (DAP)
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Date: May 22, 2023
Urbana, IL, US,
Job Requisition ID: 27458
DCFS is deeply committed to the welfare and protection of children. Our goal is to protect children by strengthening and supporting families. In every effort, from receiving hotline calls to reaching family reunification or foster care and adoption, children and families are our focus.
Agency : Department of Children and Family Services
Closing Date/Time: 06/13/2023
Salary: $4,982 - $7,369/Month - Anticipated Starting Salary $4,982/Month Step 1C
Job Type: Salaried Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 50
This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.
All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.
Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.
This posting is for an on-the-spot hiring event on June 12, 2023, where DCFS will offer permanent positions for this title to qualified applicants. If attending, you will need to bring your valid driver's license and social security card or valid passport, and a voided check to sign up for direct deposit. If you are unable to attend, please be prepared to provide these documents immediately upon request.
IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU UPLOAD OFFICIAL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS AND RESUME.
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is seeking an organized, professional, and results oriented individual to serve as Deferred Assignment Permanency Specialist. Under general supervision, this position will provide professional child welfare casework services to children and families, determining the need and coordinating the placement of children in substitute care facilities. Additionally, the position will conduct interviews with clients and professionals to obtain information for the continued diagnosis of problems and development of treatment plans. This position provides a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about children and interested in playing a role in ensuring the safety and stability of children and youth. DCFS offers a competitive compensation plan, excellent benefits, and a pension program. The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent organizational skills and strong communication skills. We invite you to join our innovative team to help make a positive difference in the lives of the children and families of Illinois.
1. Preferably requires a master's degree in social work;
2. Requires a master's degree in a related human service field supplemented by one year of directly related professional casework/case management experience;
3. Requires a bachelor's degree in social work and one year of directly related professional professional casework/case management experience;
4. Requires a bachelor's degree in a related human service field and two years of directly related professional casework/case management experience.
The college or university issuing a bachelor's or master's degree must be accredited, and the degree program in social work must be approved by the Council on Social Work Education. The directly related professional casework/case management experience must be related to family preservation, family reunification, adoption, youth development, counseling, and advocacy services or a related field.
Conditions of Employment
Work Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Work Location : 508 S Race St Urbana, IL
Supervisor: Rebecca Woodard
Job Family: Social Services
This position DOES NOT contain "Specialized Skills" (as that term is used in CBAs).
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DCFS HIRING EVENT 6/12/23-CHILD WELFARE SPECIALIST- (DAP)
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