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Children Services Social Worker

We are looking for a Full Time Children Services Social Worker to perform various tasks to support our agency. You will undertake a variety of activities in the office ranging from supervising visitations, managing a caseload, filing court documents, attending court hearings, transporting clients, statistical reporting and managing a structured schedule.
An effective Children Services Social Worker has the ability to work diligently to help maintain smooth office operations. You must be reliable and hardworking with great communication skills. The ideal candidate will also be familiar with State and Government procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Investigating claims of possible child abuse and neglect.
  • Crises intervention
  • Court testimony
  • Drug/alcohol testing.
  • Maintain files and records so they remain updated and easily accessible.
  • Utilize office appliances such as photocopier, printers etc. and computers for word processing, court documentation, etc.
  • Work with County Prosecutor(s) and County Judge(s) regarding specific cases as needed.
  • Manage caseload
  • Attend meetings as needed/required.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field from accredited college.
  • Experience and/or knowledge with Sacwis Program.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Quality organizational skills and multi-tasking abilities.

Qualified candidates may submit a completed resume to Brandy.Duncan@jfs.ohio.gov. Salary and benefits will be discussed during interview process.

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Time Family Peer Mentors

Brown County Dept of Job & Family Services are looking for two Full Time Family Peer Mentors to provide peer support to help families navigate through the child welfare and other systems while also providing hope and motivation to promote healing to keep children safe and families together. A Family Peer Mentor serves families referred by the PCSA due to child maltreatment with substance abuse being the primary risk factor.

Responsibilities:

  • Participating in initial meetings, weekly status meetings and Family Team Meetings to review families progress and child safety in their respective cases.
  • Providing continual exploration of family’s needs to empower the family to take ownership over their long term successes and the safety of the child(ren).
  • Supporting the parents in achieving personal independence.
  • Teaching families skills to effectively navigate to the child welfare system.
  • Family crises intervention as needed.
  • Providing input on court forms as needed.
  • Providing input on development of the case plan and child safety.
  • Maintain files and records so they remain updated and easily accessible.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrate long term recovery from a SUD
  • Have earned a minimum education level of GED
  • Demonstrate no ongoing criminal activity
  • Have lived experience with the child welfare system either as a parent or child

Knowledge:

  • Alcohol and drugs (pharmacology)
  • Behaviors associated with addiction
  • Court processes
  • Signs of Child abuse/neglect

Skills:

  • Advocacy, Coaching, Communication, Computers
  • Crisis intervention, Cultural competency, motivational interviewing

Qualified candidates may submit a completed resume to Brandy.Duncan@jfs.ohio.gov. Salary and benefits will be discussed during interview process.

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There are no other current job postings, but we are always looking for quality applicants to meet our staffing needs.

If you have a bachelor’s degree please feel free to drop off or mail your resume for future consideration.

 

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