Jeffco Caseworker (Intake or Permanency)

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Caseworker (Intake OR Permanency)

  Human Services Full-Time $49,582.00 - $55,092.00 Annually Continuous
Are you seeking more than a paycheck in your career? Jefferson County wants to bring your attention to a position currently opened here in the County. If you're a solid professional with proven experience that's seeking more than a paycheck in a honorable profession, we invite you to apply for Caseworker. This position provides you the opportunity to work for a county that thrives on working collaboratively and overcoming challenges. We are seeking a game changer, someone that loves what they do and is motivated to share their knowledge with their team.

Jefferson County Human Services' Caseworkers provide Child Welfare services using Partnering for Safety techniques to engage families.  This job bulletin will focus on two specialized areas within the Children, Youth, and Families Division: Intake Caseworker and Permanency Caseworker.
 

Please watch our job preview video before applying.

http://jeffco.us/jobs/

 

Essential Duties:
Intake Caseworker: Work involves assessing allegations of abuse/neglect and referring clients to appropriate services. Extensive case documentation is required, which includes preparing court reports and social histories. Employee must have family engagement skills in mitigating risk and enhancing safety that will be used in both the office, client homes, and in the community. Must have the ability to advocate for families and children, testify in court and de-escalate potentially volatile situations. Work also involves collaboration with law enforcement, schools, medical personnel, mental health agencies, the courts and providers caring for children

Permanency Caseworker: Work involves direct casework specializing in child protection,  family and adolescent crisis response, delinquency and parent/child conflict, emancipation planning and facilitating adoptions. Employee must have family engagement skills to work with families in mitigating risk and enhancing safety that will be used in both the office, client homes, and in the community. Extensive case documentation is required, which includes preparing court reports and social histories. As well as, coordinating resources and collaborating with service providers, courts, the community, schools, and assessment centers.

Requires unscheduled evening and weekend work.

Please note that supplemental questions requiring a written response will serve as a writing sample.

 Qualifications:
Bachelors or masters degree in human behavioral science field and a minimum of one year of applicable full-time professional and casework experience after degree OR a Master's of Social Work. Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.

Transcripts will be required at time of interview.

  • In order to meet the minimum educational requirements of a human behavioral science degree, the applicant must have a degree with major coursework (equivalent to 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours) in either development of human behavior, child development, family intervention techniques, diagnostic measure or therapeutic techniques such as social work, psychology, sociology, guidance and counseling, and child development from an accredited institution.
Offer of employment contingent on criminal history check, Motor Vehicle Report, and education verification. Must have valid driver's license, if you are from out of state, you must obtain a valid Colorado driver's license within 30 days of hire date and you must not have any major violations, nor more than one DUI, DWI, DWAI conviction in the past three years.
 Additional Information:
A career with Jefferson County Government offers the best candidates career growth and a diverse workforce. More than a paycheck, your job enriches the lives of the citizens of Jefferson County. Jefferson County offers great benefits, plentiful holidays, and now is a major stop along RTD's new Light Rail West Line.

Living and working in Jefferson County offers the quintessential Colorado lifestyle sought after by many. Residents enjoy easy access to mountain activities such as hiking, skiing and rafting, while also being able to take advantage of the eclectic amenities offered by the greater metropolitan Denver area.
 
Located at the heart of the foothills of Golden, city life, bike paths, hiking and adventure are just a step away. When you're ready to learn, grow, and make a contribution to your community, find your career with us.

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