Description of Duties/Essential Functions Benefits Supplemental Questions
Under general direction of the ACR Program Manager, within area of assignment, evaluates and determines case eligibility; reviews and evaluates case plans to ensure that they reflect a "best interest of the child" criteria, which involves children in out-of-home care; exercises authority to amend, change, or restructure those case plans that do not ensure reasonable efforts for family reunification, where appropriate, and those that do not address the needs of the family and/or child; manages the case review process, which includes monitoring participation, convening and conducting the review, maintaining focus of the group, interpreting policies and rules, and clarifying the rights and responsibilities of all attending participants; within identified timeframes and using established protocol, completes a feedback report on each case reviewed and Case Review Information Packet (CRIP).
Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to a master's degree from an accredited school of social work and three years professional supervisory experience in the field of child welfare; requires thorough knowledge of social work theory, principles, techniques, practices, and their application under various and difficult conditions; requires thorough knowledge of state and federal laws and agency requirements pertaining to permanency planning; requires skills in negotiation and conflict management and ability to give effective consultation and instruction related to professional social casework; requires skill and ability to analyze social service systems, identify problems or dysfunctions, and prepare recommendations for solution; requires possession of a valid driver's license and ability to travel.
Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact:Hours: Monday -Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Work Location: DCFS, 107 Airway Dr.; Marion, IL 62959
Supervisor: Rebekah Nichols
SUBMIT BIDS TO:
DCFS - 406 E. Monroe St., Station #30
Springfield, IL 62701
Phone: (217) 557-7430
Fax (217) 785-0395
How to Apply:
Current State employees seeking a promotion must submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form, a CMS 100 Employment Application and a CMS promotional "A" grade for the title or apply for a promotional grade by submitting your CMS 100B Promotional Application to the Department of Central Management Services during the posting period. If bidding on the same title and option, submit Official Position Vacancy Bid Form.
If bidding on a vacancy in a different title (lateral or voluntary reduction), you must pre-qualify for that title by submitting a CMS 100 Employment Application along with Official Position Vacancy Bid Form. Official transcripts may be requested of you prior to sending any prequalification. Please send all bid information to above-noted contact person. Failure to comply may result in the applicant's ineligibility.
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This position may require a current grade from Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, to be deemed qualified and available for employment consideration. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select 'Application Procedures'. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at Work4Illinois@Illinois.gov or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).
Additional Documentation for Child Welfare Administrative Case Reviewer:
Additional Title and Exam Information
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NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.
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