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Social Case Worker I, II Child Welfare

Department: 
Human Services
Starting Salary: 
Social Case Worker I, $16.18 – 17.49 per hour / Social Case Worker II, $17.51 – 18.93 per hour
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 2:00pm
Duties: 

This position provides intake and/or on-going services to families where child abuse or neglect is present in order to resolve these circumstances, which may include performing child abuse investigations, removing the involved children until the dangerous conditions are corrected, and arranging for long term or permanent placement when living in the home continues to be unsafe.

Qualifications: 

Education:  YOU MUST ATTACH A COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS

Bachelor’s degree with a major in a human behavioral sciences field. Major course work is the equivalent of 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours in either development of human behavior, child development, family intervention techniques, diagnostic measures or therapeutic techniques. Examples of such major course work are social work, psychology, sociology, guidance and counseling, and child development.

Experience:

Level I – None

Level II – Minimum of one year of full-time professional caseworker experience acquired after the degree in a public or private social services agency.

Substitutions:

A master’s degree in social work or human behavioral sciences field may substitute for one year of work experience.

Additional Requirements: 

A valid Colorado driver’s license, vehicle in safe operating condition, liability insurance. Must be physically present within the geographical boundaries of Fremont County when performing on-call duties. Computer software examination and typing examination required. Must be able to pass a nationwide background check.

COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE ATTACHED