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CHILD WELFARE SPECIALIST(UPWARD MOBILITY)

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

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In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Aug 4, 2022
Location: 

Mount Vernon, IL, US, 62864-8175

Job Requisition ID:  17541

Agency :  Department of Children and Family Services 
Closing Date/Time: 08/18/2022
 
Salary:   $4,982.00-$7,369.00 (anticipated starting salary $4,982.00/monthly)  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Jefferson  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC063  

 

This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.

 

All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the illinois.jobs2web.com website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.

 

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Position Overview

Under general supervision serves as Performance Monitoring and Execution Specialist.  This position will monitor the accountability of performance outcomes of foster care and Intact family services by collecting and evaluating department and private agency performance outcomes of foster care and intact family services by collecting and evaluating department and private agency performance data through case reviews. The position will synthesize performance data a comprehensive assessment of each Department team and private agency, utilizing objective criteria. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Monitors the accountability of performance outcomes of foster care and intact family services by collecting and evaluating Department and private agency performance data
  • Drives to on-site locations to provide consultation and direction to Department and private agency staff
  • Meets with Department administration to review and synthesize overall Department and private agency performance
  • Prepares regular and ad-hoc reports of a statistical and narrative nature
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Preferably requires a master's degree in social work; or a master's degree in a related human service field, supplemented by one year of directly related professional casework/ case management experience.
  • OR
  • Requires a bachelor's degree in social work and one year of directly related professional casework/ case management experience.
  • OR
  • Requires a bachelor's degree in a related human service field and two years of directly related professional casework/ case management experience.
  • The college or university issuing a bachelor's or master's degree must be accredited, and the degree program in social work must be approved by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • This class is included as an Upward Mobility Program credential title.

 

Conditions of employment

  • Requires possession of a valid driver's license, daily access to an automobile, and proof of vehicle insurance.
  • Requires ability to pass a background check
  • Requires physical, visual and auditory ability to carry out assigned duties. 

 

Work Hours:  08:30-17:00  
Work Location: 321-A Withers Dr Mount Vernon, IL 62864-8175  
Supervisor::
 Candace Clardy

Loretta Echols ( Questions Only do not send application to this email address)

Email: loretta.echols@illinois.gov  

Job Function:  Social Services  

 

 

 

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If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following resources:

State employees: Log in to the career portal for State employees [KS(1]  and review the Internal Candidate Application Job Aid HERE [KS(2] 

Non-State employees: on work.Illinois.gov – click “Application Procedures” in the footer of every page of the website.