State Of Illinois Aurora , IL 60506
Description of Duties/Essential Functions Benefits Supplemental Questions
Under general supervision, performs experienced professional casework services to children and families; conducts interviews with clients and professionals to obtain information for the continued diagnosis of problems and development of treatment plans; implements service plans with families; determines the need and coordinates the placement of children in substitute care facilities; works with intact families and children in home and/or substitute care; develops and maintains liaison roles with various community agencies; interprets agency responsibilities to the community; on a rotating basis, assigned to 24 hour "on call" duty in addition to normal assignments, to ensure that services are provided as mandated by statute and policy.
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 possession of a valid driver's license, daily access to an automobile, and proof of vehicle insurance; requires physical, visual and auditory ability to carry out assigned duties; requires ability to serve on 24 hour "on call" duty.
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:WORK HOURS:
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Aurora IDCFS Office
8 E. Galena Boulevard
Aurora, IL 60506
SUBMIT BIDS TO:
Northern Region Personnel
8 E. Galena Boulevard, Suite 401
Aurora, IL 60506
Bids are accepted via mail, fax, and E-mail.
How to Apply:Current State employees seeking a promotion must submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid, 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 an Official Position Vacancy Bid and CMS 100 Employment Application.
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. Please send all bid information to above-noted contact person. Failure to comply will result in 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).
In addition to filling this position, the Department reserves the right to extend additional employment offers to applicants included on the sub-regional eligible list. The Department will defer assignment of these additional employees to specific work locations within the sub-region.
Additional Documentation for Child Welfare Specialist:
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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.