Social Worker & Social Worker Advanced - Access and Initial Assessment
Children and Families, Department ofSocial Worker & Social Worker Advanced - Access and Initial Assessment
Job Announcement Code(s): 12-04937
Classification Title: /JAC:
Job Working Title
SOCIAL WORKER 12-04937
Initial Assessment Social Worker
SOCIAL WORKER-ADVANCED 12-04937
Type Of Employment
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Evening 2nd Shift (3pm to 11pm or similar hours)
Starting salary is $18.431 per hour (Social Worker level) and $21.568 per hour (Social Worker Advanced level). Social Worker is in pay schedule/range 12-06 and Social Worker Advanced is in a pay schedule/range 12-08. A twelve month probationary period will be required.
Applicants MUST posses permanent or temporary Wisconsin Social Worker certification. Applicants with an out of state certification will be considered if they can receive a WI certification upon offer. Questions regarding Social Worker Certification should be directed to the Department of Safety and Professional Services; 1400 East Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53703; (877)617-1565; DRL@wisconsin.gov; or https://drl.wi.gov
Rebecca Eichner, HR Asst Adv, 414-220-7954, firstname.lastname@example.org
Area Of Competition
Deadline To Apply
Make a difference in the life of a child! If you are interested in a fulfilling career where you help people lead happier lifestyles, then you need to consider this opportunity! The Department of Children and Families has social worker vacancies in the Division of Safety and Permanence/Bureau ofMilwaukeeChild Welfare (BMCW) inMilwaukee. Help us with our mission to lead the nation in fostering healthy, self-reliant individuals by focusing on strengthening families, promoting community responsibility and protecting those that are vulnerable. View this video - please copy and paste into your internet browser:mms://media.dwd.state.wi.us/BMCW_Recruitment_Video/BMCW_Recruitment.wmv
This is a new on-line exam and recruitment. Applicants who took the previous exam, prior to January 2013 are no longer on the employment register and must take this exam again to be considered for these positions. Veterans are encouraged to apply! We are looking to hire for 1stshift and 2ndshift - Full Time. Second shift hours will be approximately 2:00-11:00pm, Monday-Friday after the initial first shift 3 month training program.
This position will conduct child protective services intakes and assessments of alleged child abuse and neglect referrals including interviewing family members and conducting home visits; implementing appropriate intervention strategies; preparing written and oral testimony for Childrens Court appearances; and maintaining current documentation on caseloads.
Special Notes: Due to the nature of these positions, a criminal background check will be conducted as part of the hiring process. Possession on a valid Wisconsin Drivers License and ability to meet the minimum State DOA fleet standards will be required upon appointment. Applicants hired with a temporary Social Work certification/licensure must obtain permanent certification by the end of the one year probationary period. Successful candidates must have the ability to lift small children. To qualify for the Advanced level, at the time of application, you must possess a Master''s of Social Work Degree, Advanced Practice SW certification/licensure or answer the third question on the exam which will be evaluated for appropriate level of experience.
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Possession of or eligibility for aWisconsindriver s license and access to reliable personal motor vehicle transportation. Knowledge and application of the principles and practices of social work intervention. Knowledge and application of family systems theory, child and family development, crisis intervention theory and the dynamics of child abuse and neglect. Knowledge of current social and economic problems and ways in which these problems affect individuals and families. Knowledge of laws, regulation and practices pertaining to federal and state human service programs, particularly those laws relating to child welfare. Knowledge of human service and health resources and how to access and utilize those resources. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within the agency and the community. Ability to relate to people in culturally competent, unprejudiced and understanding manner with concern for their values, experiences, circumstances and feelings. Ability to maintain accurate, current case record documentation and prepare clear, concise reports based on documentation of case information and practice. Ability to conduct interviews with children, adults and families and gather information from community members and professionals to synthesize and analyze information gathered, to perform necessary decision making and casework activities based on the assessment of the information gathered and to recommend appropriate service response. Ability to plan and organize work in an effective and timely manner. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing with a variety of individuals and families and under a variety of circumstances. Ability to temporarily care for and supervise youth ages 0-17. This includes lifting and carrying of young children.
How To Apply: Apply online at the Wisc.Jobs website (wisc.jobs).You must complete an exam in order to be considered for the position(s).
If You Have A Wisc.Jobs Account
Your responses to the questions are considered an examination and will be used to determine the eligibility for this vacancy.
If You Do Not Have A Wisc.Jobs Account
If you need assistance with the online application process, call Becky Eichner at 414-220-7954 or email email@example.com.
This is a continuous recruitment. Applications will continually be screened throughout the year and qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the next phase of the recruitment process.