The Center for Youth and Family Solutions
  • 19-Feb-2021 to 16-Apr-2021 (CST)
  • Child Welfare
  • Rock Island, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Caseworker- Foster Care Program

Are you looking for a career where making a difference in people's lives is a priority? Are you wanting to be a member of a team that cares about your growth and professional development? Do you need flexible hours so that you can achieve work-life balance, and the ability to work remotely? Are you interested in a sign on bonus, two salary increases in your first 12 months of employment? If so, we encourage you apply to be a Child Welfare Caseworker at The Center for Youth and Family Solutions.


At The Center for Youth and Family Solutions, we pride ourselves in believing in the enduring strength, creativity, and perseverance of the human and community spirit. We feel very strongly about:

  • Achieving solutions in collaboration with those that have been touched by trauma, grief and loss, abuse and neglect, and other significant life challenges
  • Acknowledging, embracing and utilizing the diversity of those we serve and serve with;
  • Treating everyone with dignity, compassion and respect.

If you feel equally strong about those sentiments, we encourage you to apply to be a Caseworker in the Foster Care Program. A foster care caseworker delivers strengths-based, client-centered and trauma informed services to families experiencing abuse or neglect. The goal of the family worker is to reunite families and create permanency for youth in the foster care system.

Requirements include:

  • A Bachelor's degree is required. Highly preferred in social work or human service degree as per current DCFS licensing standards
  • Must meet requirements to become Licensed Direct Child Welfare Service Provider.
  • Child welfare experience preferred
  • Must pass DCFS background check
  • Valid driver's license, insured vehicle, clean driving record, and three years of driving experience

Benefits:

  • Sign on bonus
  • Extra compensation for CWEL certification
  • Two salary adjustments in the first 12 months of employment
  • Flexible Schedule, with ability to work remotely
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • Competitive compensation
  • Choice of 4 medical plans including PPO and high deductible plans with HSA
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Vacation, sick and personal days
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Employer paid life insurance and LTD
  • Flexible spending plan and dependent care plan

EOE

To view a video about working in our Child Welfare Program click here

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