and Wisconsin Department of Children’s Ongoing Services Standards. The in home safety caseworker works closely with assigned CPS staff to provide intensive and short term services to children at risk for removal from their home. The purpose of this position is to increase parental protective capacities, decrease out-of-home placements, help families develop formal and informal supports and reduce maltreatment to children. This position is 20 hours per week, works non-traditional hours including evenings and weekends and may include unexpected crisis hours.
(A) Bachelor degree in social work or any other human services field required.
(B) Certification or eligible for certification in Wisconsin as a social worker preferred.
(C) Two years experience in the child protective services within the last five years preferred; one year experience in the juvenile court system within the last five years required, or Masters of Social Work Degree with an emphasis in Child Welfare.
Starting wage: $25.52/hour
Portage County offers a robust benefit package for permanent employees working at least 20 hours/week. Benefits include;
- Health insurance- your choice of two health plans- (Health Savings Account associated with the High Deductible Health Plan with a County contribution)
- < >Paid holidays
- Sick leave
- Flexible spending account
- Dental insurance
- 457B Deferred Compensation Plan
Apply at: www.co.portage.wi.us
Portage County Human Resources
1462 Strongs Ave.
Stevens Point, WI 54481