Child Welfare Specialist - Opt SS (Upward Mobility Target Title)

State Of Illinois Springfield , IL 62702

Posted 3 months ago

Description of Duties/Essential Functions Benefits Supplemental Questions

Under general supervision, provides statewide telephone coverage of a toll-free number for the reporting of alleged child abuse and neglect; makes highly responsible decisions regarding intake and screening of information received on initial calls to the toll-free number; completes all necessary reports and forwards to appropriate staff; provides information for input into computer terminals; monitors incoming written reports; translates and interprets, both orally and in writing, for Spanish speaking clients.

Minimum Requirements:
Preferably requires a master's degree in social work; or a master's degree in a related human service field, supplemented by one year of directly related professional casework/case management experience; or requires a bachelor's degree in social work and one year of directly related professional casework/case management experience; or requires a bachelor's degree in a related human service field and two years of directly related professional casework/case management experience; requires physical, visual, and auditory ability to carry out assigned duties; requires ability to speak and write Spanish at a colloquial skill level.

The college or university issuing a bachelor's or master's degree must be accredited, and the degree program in social work must be approved by the Council on Social Work Education. The directly related professional casework/case management experience must be related to family preservation, family reunification, adoption, youth development, counseling, and advocacy services or a related field.

Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact: Hours: Various Hours and Shifts Available

Vacancies are located at:

DCFS State Central Register
2200 Churchill

Springfield, IL 62702

How to Apply:

Click Here for Applicant Information and Grading Procedures

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 Specialist:

Option SS - Spanish Speaking

Class Specification

Additional Title and Exam Information

These documents are in PDF format and can be viewed using Adobe Reader.

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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