Child Welfare Assistant I/II/III
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Claremore, OK 74018
Child Welfare Assistant I,II,III
Job Related Travel: extensive
+ Level I H16A – $28,191.00 + Full State Benefits
+ Level II H16B – $30,304.00 + Full State Benefits
+ Level III H16C – $33,333.00 + Full State Benefits
Child Welfare Assistant I
+ Six months of experience with general office clerical work;
+ Or, six months of providing care for children in a licensed day care facility;
+ Or, six months of vocational training course work;
+ Or, the completion of 15 semester hours from a college or university.
Child Welfare Assistant II
+ One year of clerical office experience in a governmental or non-profit environment;
+ Or a combination of education and experience.
Child Welfare Assistant III
+ One year of clerical office experience/combination of education and experience, PLUS two years of clerical experience in a Child Welfare field.
+ Responsible for the completion of a full range of paraprofessional work completing various Child Welfare case management activities such as providing assistance to Child Welfare Specialists, clients, client families, and other interested parties.
+ Schedules required appointments for doctor visits, family visitations, court appearances, and other venues; arranges or provides transportation for child(ren) and clients.
+ May include coordinating referrals to other program areas, service providers, and the courts; assisting in problem resolution, and making home visits to assist CWS in assessing foster care placement as required by court or individualized service plan.
+ Interviews clients and their families and report?s findings, which may affect medical, financial, tribal affiliation, and psychiatric care and treatment plans, to assigned CWS.
+ Performs administrative support tasks and other related duties to include general office duties, inputting case documentation, compiling social and economic data, scheduling and assisting in meetings with clients, parents, and other interested parties.
+ Advises clients of available child welfare services and resources; provides specific program information to clients and may refer to community resources for assistance.
+ Assists CWS in providing case management in client meetings, obtaining other services such as day care or medical care; coordinating activities with law enforcement; courts, and other entities; provides reports to the courts.
+ May assist in advocating for client(s) in obtaining services; maintains communication among the client, providers, client?s family, and others; may assist clients in achieving individualized service plans.
If you have further questions, please contact DHS.Careers@okdhs.org
This is a classified state position.
Announcement # 20-AA035