Jackson County DHHS is seeking to fill an Initial Assessment Children and Family Social Worker position. Overall responsibilities focus on investigating reports of child abuse and/or neglect and making decisions about child safety. This work is fast-paced, and requires frequent unscheduled home visits, parent and child interviews, collaboration with community partners, detailed documentation, and testifying in Court. Position is also part of the on-call rotation.
Requirements: A valid Wisconsin driver’s license, and a Wisconsin Social Work Certification or a license from a state with a reciprocity agreement with the State of Wisconsin is required. If not certified at the time of application, must have applied to the State of Wisconsin for a Temporary or Training Certificate and obtain certification by the date of hire. Salary Range: Social Worker I: $21.73 - $22.04 per hour, Social Worker II: $22.04 - $25.48 per hour, plus excellent County benefit package and State retirement.
Resume and completed application materials are required and must be received by December 21, 2017; however, applications will be accepted until a successful candidate has been identified. No e-mailed, incomplete or faxed application materials will be accepted. To apply, download an application packet from our Personnel website at www.co.jackson.wi.us and submit application materials to:
Jackson County Personnel Department
307 Main Street – 2nd Floor
Black River Falls, WI 54615
Jackson County is an EEO/AA/ADA Employer