Family Service Worker
State of Arkansas
Department of Human Services
Announces Job Search for Candidates for
Family Service Worker
Position No. 22104391
The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) is the state's largest agency with 7,000 employees working in 86 county offices serving more than one million people. Employees work in 10 major divisions and five support offices to provide services to Arkansas citizens. DHS is currently seeking to fill the position of Family Service Worker for Mississippi County, in Blytheville, Arkansas.
The Family Service Worker is responsible for providing protective foster care and supportive services for abused or neglected children. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of counseling, social work and case management. Knowledge of the principles, techniques and methods of investigation. Ability to evaluate family problems and develop a plan of action for improving relationships. Ability to interview and obtain information. Ability to prepare, present and review oral and written technical and confidential information and reports.
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in social work, sociology, psychology or a related field; plus successful completion of agency core training. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. Experience cannot be substituted for Family Service Workers.
This position provides a competitive starting salary from $36,155.00 - $52,425.00 depending on qualifications, and excellent benefits including group health and life insurance, state retirement plan, and a tax deferred compensation plan, holidays and annual leave time off.
APPLY ONLINE AT: https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=5bc9201fe13335069b8d4c108a6fe580&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=104&jobid=109979
Closing Date: 11/10/2019
“The Arkansas Department of Human Services is an equal opportunity employer providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or political affiliation.”