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Intact Family Services - Child Welfare Specialist

Company: Bethany for Children & Families
Location: Moline
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Intact Family Services - Child Welfare Specialist Job Description:




Are you looking for more than just a job? Are you looking for a career in which you play an integral part in keeping families together? Then join our committed Child Welfare Team at Bethany for Children & Families to further the mission of keeping children safe, strengthening families and building healthy communities.
Bethany for Children & Families has an immediate, full-time opening for an Intact Family Services Child Welfare Specialist. The Intact Program serves families involved with the Illinois Department of Children & Families (DCFS) due to reports of abuse or neglect. The goal is to positively intervene to keep children safe so they may remain in their home environment and not be placed into foster care.
To learn more about the Intact Family Services program on our website, go to www.bethany-qc.org, click on Services, Child Welfare Services, and Intact Family Services.
Intact Family Services - Child Welfare Specialist Performance Objectives:

Provide in-home case management services to include crisis intervention, parenting support, education, monitoring of child safety and service linkages for families involved with DCFS due to reports of abuse or neglect.
Serve clients in Rock Island, Henry, and Mercer counties in Illinois.
Work flexible hours and conduct home visits at times conducive to client schedules, including some evenings and weekends.
Respond effectively to crisis, work collaboratively with other service providers, build rapport with clients, and provide strength-based services to a diverse population.
Be able to work independently as well as in a team context, and
Adhere to agency and DCFS policies.

Salary 40k - 50k
Intact Family Services - Child Welfare Specialist Position Requirements:

A Bachelor's Degree in social work or related field.
Relevant child welfare experience preferred.
Be able to pass criminal and child abuse and neglect background checks.
Meet all agency and DCFS requirements pertaining to licensure as a Child Welfare Specialist in the State of Illinois.
Provide own transportation, and hold a valid drivers' license and vehicle insurance.
Demonstrate computer proficiency.
Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills.

Intact Family Services - Child Welfare Specialist Position Benefits:

Ten (10) days of vacation earned during the first year of employment and twenty (20) days of vacation earned during the second year of employment,
Twelve (12) sick days earned each year,
Eleven (11) paid holidays,
Agency contributions of 8% calculated on bi-weekly earnings to a 403(b) Thrift Plan (retirement plan) upon meeting plan eligibility criteria,
An option of two health plans, one with a Health Savings Account benefit that includes employer contributions and wellness incentive credits,
Dental insurance,
Vision insurance (100% employer-paid premiums if enrolled in the dental insurance plan),
Options of employee-paid premiums for supplemental insurance offered through AFLAC, and
A Tuition Aide program.

Join our team and make a difference in the lives of area families!
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Keywords: Bethany for Children & Families, Moline , Intact Family Services - Child Welfare Specialist, Other , Moline, Illinois

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