Social Worker – Family and Children’s Unit
Job Type: Full Time
This position conducts Child Protective Services intakes, receives delinquency referrals, investigations, and assessments of alleged child abuse and neglect referrals including interviewing family members and conducting home visits. Employee exercises independent judgment and discretion within established guidelines. This position is located in the Family and Children’s Unit and is under the supervision of the Supervisor of the Unit. This position requires planning, developing, implementing and evaluating services for individuals within the confines of the Wisconsin Statutes and Administrative Codes of the State Department of Health and Family Services.
Education and Training Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum Bachelor degree in a human service discipline, such as Social Work, Sociology, or Psychology. Minimum of one year of county social work experience preferred. MUST HAVE current Wisconsin Social Work License meeting the requirements specified under Wis. Statute 457, or the ability to obtain license within a year of employment. Possession of a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation with adequate auto insurance to meet minimum County requirements, or access to reliable transportation for city and rural travel.
The 2021 annual salary range for this full-time (75 hours bi-weekly), non-exempt position is $41,652 to $45,493.50. Vernon County’s compensation plan considers annual wage step increases, in additional a new step scale has been put in place for 2022. A comprehensive benefit package is offered to county employees including health insurance, flex spending account, dependent care reimbursement, pension plan, deferred compensation, dental, vision, short-term disability, life insurance, critical illness insurance, cancer insurance, accident insurance and paid holidays, and paid time off.
Application materials may be found at www.vernoncounty.org under employment opportunities or by contacting Human Resources:
Direct: 608-637-5303 or email: [email protected]