Full-time | Part-time$57,000 - $77,000 a year
- Life insurance
- Health insurance
- Credit union membership
- Flexible schedule
- Employee assistance program
- Driver's License
- Social work
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
Full Job Description
Date Opened 7/11/2019 08:00:00 AM
Closing Date Open until filled
Hiring Range $57,146.64 - $77,147.96
Department FAMILY SERVICES
Job Type Open and Competitive
Benefits Full Benefits
The Loudoun County Department of Family Services is seeking qualified applicants for the Child Protective Services Unit who will promote maximum safety, supervision and support for children and families in situations where there is a report of child abuse or neglect.
These positions assist families with services to address issues that may place a child at risk of foster care placement, utilizing the full range of in-house and community-based services.
We are seeking candidates with experience in working with complex family situations where there are multiple stressors to complete Investigations and Family Assessments and/or Ongoing Case Management.
Completing Assessments/Investigations, provide ongoing services, client referrals, monitor service needs, and coordinate with other agencies
Making determinations of safety status in cases alleging abuse or neglect of children Schedule and attend required home visits and collateral contacts in order to ensure the safety of the children and family
Advocating for clients in their efforts to secure services such as public assistance, health insurance, stable housing, daycare, etc.
Facilitating family team meetings utilizing a collaborative approach Participate in staff meetings, in-service trainings, and outside trainings for professional development
Assisting in emergency situations as needed
Ensuring compliance with all agency policies, procedures and local state and Federal regulations
Working collaboratively with community partners Present professionally Engage families to ensure child safety and encourage their participation in services to enhance parenting skills and family functioning
Completing required documentation in a timely manner, in accordance with state and local policy
Preparing court reports, affidavits and testify in court
CPS Specialists work flexible hours to meet with families within specific time-frames; manages time efficiently and works independently. Maintains a balance of objectivity and empathy for families who are in crisis.
This vacancy announcement may be used to make selections across the CPS unit.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or related field and a minimum of three years' professional Social Services experience
Valid resident driver's license
Fluency in Spanish
Post Conditional Offer Contingencies
Successful candidate will undergo criminal background, child protective services and driving record checks.
Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package!
Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
Annual Paid Holidays
Group Health Plan
Group Life Insurance
Exceptional Performance Recognition
Credit Union Membership
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Education and Career Development