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Child Welfare Social Worker 2
Open for Recruitment: July 8, 2008 - Open until further notice
Announcement # 09426027028
$21.71 - $21.82 per hour
-Plus Competitive Benefits!
The Division of Family and Community Services has current opening(s) throughout the State for Child Welfare Social Worker 2.
This is the second of a six-level Child Welfare job series. These positions are considered full journeyman or professional level Child Welfare Social Workers and incumbents carry a full caseload. Incumbents who have successfully completed the Child Welfare Academy sessions and assignments will not need to complete probation as a Child Welfare Social Worker 2. Original appointments at the Child Welfare Social Worker 2 level must serve a six (6) month probationary period and successfully complete the Child Welfare Academy within one year of appointment.
Incumbents work on child abuse or neglect cases and have decision making authority for developing appropriate case/treatment plans for child safety, permanency and well being. They deliver or provide direct services to children and families and must work effectively with individuals and families under stress and difficult circumstances and with persons from diverse backgrounds. They recruit for and cultivate foster parents for child placements. Incumbents receive guidance and mentoring from a Child Welfare Social Worker 3 on more difficult cases. Incumbents in these positions provide emergency, crisis intervention and after hours on-call services.
The Idaho Department of Health & Welfare is a drug-free workplace. Any applicant offered employment in this position at the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test.
Successful completion of Idaho Welfare Academy sessions and assignments (Child Welfare Social Worker incumbents who have successful completed a nine (9) month experience in child welfare case management in Idaho)
Two years experience in a public child welfare system or child welfare agency and complete the Child Welfare Academy within the first year of appointment.
Master of Social Work degree and complete the Child Welfare Academy within the first year of appointment.
- Applicant’s must possess a valid driver’s license
The Department of Health & Welfare also has the following opportunity:
Child Welfare Social Worker 1:
There is an exam for this position to determine an applicant's eligibility. Click the "Preview Exam" button below to review the exam. You must receive a score of 100 to pass this exam. If at any time during the screening/testing process your responses or resume do not support the answers you provided; your name will be removed from the register.
How to Apply:
Click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position. When updating your online application information, please select Health and Welfare under "Agencies," full-time" under "Job Type/Shift" and all cities you are interested in working in under "Cities."
Hiring is done without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition,
preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and
regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements,
please contact the Division of Human Resources.