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Child Protection Worker – Multiple Vacancies

Employer
Scott County
Location
Scott County, Minnesota
Start date
Jan 10, 2023
Closing date
Jan 25, 2023

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Category
Government
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

Come chat with hiring supervisors at the CareerForce Hiring Event at the Scott County Government Center on Thursday 1/19 from 10 to noon!

 

In this position, you’ll perform highly responsible and professional social work involving protecting children within the permanency in their families. Position is a child protection assessment role. Primary responsibilities within the assessment function include: respond to allegations of child maltreatment, provide both family assessment and family investigation response; including facility investigations. Makes decisions regarding a finding of maltreatment and services needed. Assesses and evaluates the safety needs of children within their families including the need for out-of-home placement and court-involvement as well as safety planning. Families active with Child Protection are not voluntary clients; thus, reactions met during the course of work varies greatly. Some evening and weekend hours may be required.

MQs: Requires equivalency of a bachelor's degree in a human services related field and three years of experience providing professional social work case management. Case management experience with children and families is highly desired. Expertise in serving underrepresented communities; specifically American Indian and Hispanic populations, and candidates who are bilingual, are preferred. Must possess a valid driver's license and provide a reliable means of transportation for the performance of work responsibilities.

Closing: 1/25/23

Hiring Range: $76,918 - $90,492 DOQ.

Apply Online: www.scottcountymn.gov/jobs    

EOE   Let’s Work Together.

Company

Scott County is a progressive-thinking public sector employer with 650 employees. We are located 25 miles SW of Minneapolis in downtown Shakopee.

Scott County is among the fastest growing counties in the nation. What an exciting time to be part of our GROWING organization! As an employer, we offer:

* flexible work schedules

* competitive compensation with a comprehensive benefits package

* a clean and friendly work environment

* and much more!

Scott County is committed to employee training and professional development -- and has resources earmarked for this purpose. In addition to being a recognized family-friendly organization, Scott County has initiated an array of programs and policies that encourage all employees to seek a balance in their work and their lives.

Working in the public sector, you can -- and will -- make a difference in peoples’ lives. We are a people-oriented service industry, dedicated to delivering quality public services to all citizens in an effective, professional, and efficient manner.

Consider joining the workforce in Scott County today. You'll be glad you did!

Compensation: It is the policy of Scott County that fair and equitable compensation shall be provided to employees for services rendered, and employees should be provided competitive rewards for achievement. The Compensation Plan shall promote the service-oriented performance philosophy of the County and recognize employee performance in relation to established behavioral criteria and the achievement of pre-established goals and objectives.

Benefits: A comprehensive benefits package is provided for all employees who work 20 hours per week or more. This package includes:

  • HealthPartners Health Insurance Single, two-party, or family plan options available
  • Delta Dental Insurance Single or family plan options available.
  • ReliaStar Life Insurance $10,000 County-paid coverage
  • Flexible (Pre-Tax) Spending Health Care and Daycare Accounts
  • Long Term Disability
  • An Employee Assistance Program, PERA (Public Employee's Retirement Association) - A retirement system for county and local government employees set-up in 1931 by the MN Legislature.

Other Great Benefits Available:

  • Affinity Plus (credit union)
  • U.S. Government Savings Bonds
  • VALIC - Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Minnesota Benefit Association Insurance
  •  PERA Term Life Insurance
  • Nationwide Retirement Solutions - Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Short Term Disability
  • Employee Safety & Wellness Team
  • Organizational commitment to employee training and development
  • Free parking

Time-Off: 10 paid holidays per year. Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Leave and Vacation and Sick Leave programs for eligible employees (21 to 33 days per year).

Company info
Website
Location
200 4th Ave W
Shakopee
Minnesota
55379
US

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