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Social Worker
Title:Social Worker
Department:Health and Human Services
Deadline:Open until filled.
Recruitment ends at 4:30 p.m. :N/A
Job Type:Part time
Hours per week:20 hours/week (includes evening & weekend hours)
Salary Range:$25.52/hour
Do you have a passion for helping families in difficult situations? Are you willing to work evenings and weekends to accomplish this goal? Do you desire part time work rather than full time employment? Portage County Health & Human Services has an opportunity for you!

This is a brief description of the job duties:

This position specializes in developing, implementing and monitoring Safety and Protective Plans in accordance with Wisconsin Children’s Code (Chapter 48), Wisconsin’s Child Protective Services Safety Intervention Standards, Wisconsin’s Child Protective Services Access and Initial Assessment Standards,

and Wisconsin Department of Children’s Ongoing Services Standards. The in home safety caseworker works closely with assigned CPS staff to provide intensive and short term services to children at risk for removal from their home. The purpose of this position is to increase parental protective capacities, decrease out-of-home placements, help families develop formal and informal supports and reduce maltreatment to children. This position is 20 hours per week, works non-traditional hours including evenings and weekends and may include unexpected crisis hours.

These are the skills we need:

Bachelor degree in social work or any other human services field required.
Certification or eligible for certification in Wisconsin as a social worker preferred.
Two years experience in the child protective services field within the last five years preferred; one year experience in the juvenile court system within the last five years required, or Masters of Social Work Degree with an emphasis in Child Welfare.


This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications