County Caseworker 2 (Local Government) - Delaware County C&Y (Multiple Vacancies)

Commonwealth of PA | Delaware County, PA

Posted Date 5/21/2020
Description Are you interested in a career with a strong dedication to serving the children and families within Delaware County?  If you are then this is the position for you.

Children and Youth Services of Delaware County has immediate openings for County Caseworker 2's. Our teamwork approach to working with children and their families is top notch.

We offer a supportive work environment, an excellent benefit package and opportunities for career advancement.

Apply today and start your career off on the right foot.

Work Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (M-F) with a 30 minute lunch.
 The primary responsibility of this position is the provision of direct service to a caseload where abuse and/or neglect has been identified.

Direct service includes but is not limited to the performance and provision of specific services such as, conducting assessments/investigations; case management; placement of children into foster homes; supportive counseling to children and their families; assistance in specialized areas such as home and money management, child rearing, employment, and living arrangements for children and adolescents; and case specific coordination and advocacy including making referrals to increase effectiveness of services.

The majority of the work is conducted during home visits or in community settings. This position requires travel, driving and transportation to and from visits, hospitals and other community settings. This position may require working beyond the regular workday to meet the needs of family members.

The employee in this position will participate in county training programs and formal trainings leading to a Caseworker certification for direct service.
 In order to be eligible for this position, you must: 
Legal Requirements:
  • A conditional offer of employment will require submission of criminal history reports at your expense.  See hiring agency contact information
  • You must pass a background investigation

This position falls under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law.
  • Under the Law, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports including, but not limited to, PA State Police Clearance, PA Child Abuse history clearance, and FBI Fingerprint clearance.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.
 
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.

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