Child Welfare Worker II
March 20, 2013
The Marin County Human Resources Department and the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services are announcing a recruitment for the position of Child Welfare Worker II. There is one full-time vacancy in the Division of Social Services, Children and Family Services.
This is a journey-level position working with abused and/or neglected children and their families. The incumbent may be assigned to perform tasks in intake screening, emergency response, continuing services, adoptions or foster family licensing programs.
The ideal candidate for this position will have experience as a child welfare worker in conducting child abuse and neglect investigations and/or providing case management services in a public child welfare agency. The ideal candidate will also possess strong skills in the following areas: performing safety and risk assessments, developing case plans and engaging families in services. They will possess strong written and verbal communication skills, experience using CWS/CMS or other large databases, the ability to function well under stress and the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external service providers. In addition, the successful candidate has excellent judgment and decision making skills and the ability to work independently when necessary.
Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience that would provide the knowledge and skills listed in the class specification. Typically, EITHER possession of a Master’s Degree in Social Work OR a Master’s degree in a two year counseling program by the time of appointment, OR possession of a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with coursework related to the field and four years of journey-level social casework experience of which two years were in child protective or child placement services at a level comparable to the County’s classes of Child Welfare Worker I or Child Welfare Worker I – Bilingual.
How To Apply:
Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County application and supplemental application form. Apply online at: www.marincounty.org/Jobs or contact Marin County HR Dept, Rm 415, 3501 Civic Center Dr, San Rafael, CA 94903 or call (415) 473-6104. EOE
Friday, March 29, 2013 by 4pm