- Child Welfare-Foster Care Licensing Specialist-Fallon
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PAY GRADE: 34
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Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Division of Child and Family Services
Job Class Code:
Announcement Number: 36666
Open to all qualified persons.
for another 13 Days 17 Hrs 3 Mins
Casework Management Specialists within the Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Child & Family Services, provide case management services for children and their families and may be assigned to one of many specialized programs and/or facilities where duties may be performed in the home and/or any similar setting.
The DIVISION OF CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES Casework Management Specialist 2 serves as a Foster Care Licensing Specialist and conducts thorough assessments of potential foster/adoptive parents for foster care licensure in the rural areas of Nevada, utilizing a home study model. The Foster Care Licensing Specialist assures that applicants and licensee(s) are in compliance with policy, State statute and regulations; conducts ongoing recruitment throughout the rural areas of Nevada for potential foster/adoptive families; provides foster/adoptive parents with pre-service and advanced training; and participates and engages in community functions. The Foster Care Licensing Specialist conducts biennial home visits for re-licensing and completes a relicensing home study annually; delivers strength-based family centered case management services to families to promote safety for the children and preservation of the foster family placements; and maintains case records, case documentation, agency, special and monthly reports, forms and other pertinent paperwork.
This is a full-time position located in the Fallon office. Positions include a variable work agreement that will be scheduled to work hours and days different than 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, with overtime after 40 hours per week. The State of Nevada and Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) offers an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax! The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS), together in partnership with families, communities and other governmental agencies, provides support and services to assist Nevada's children and families in reaching their full human potential. DCFS programs include child protective and welfare service delivery in rural Nevada and oversight of urban county-operated child protective and welfare services, children's mental/behavioral health treatment and residential services (outpatient and inpatient acute) in urban Nevada, and statewide juvenile justice services including state-operated youth training centers and youth parole. DCFS is an extremely complex organization with incredibly dedicated and professional staff committed to building strong communities through strengthening families.
DCFS is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion of belief, age disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.
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In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, special education, human growth and development, criminal justice, psychology, counseling, social work, sociology or closely related social/human services related field and one year of professional experience providing case management services to clients in a health and/or human services program; OR one year of experience as a Casework Management Specialist I in Nevada State Service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience above the Bachelor's degree level as described above.
Positions may be required to work evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
Positions require a valid driver's license, or equivalent mobility, at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
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