Family Service Worker- Ashley County

  • Location: Ashley County- Hamburg, AR
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Salary: 36155.00
  • Job Level: Entry Level
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Description:

State of Arkansas
Department of Human Services
Announces Job Search for Candidates for

Family Service Worker

Position No. 22110143

Ashley County in Hamburg, Arkansas

The Department of Human Services (DHS) is Arkansas' largest state agency, with more than 7,400 employees and at least one local DHS office in each of the state’s 75 counties. The agency’s skilled and passionate staff cares for Arkansans of all ages working to ensure citizens are healthy, safe and enjoying a high quality of life. Learn more about DHS here: humanservices.arkansas.gov/

DHS is currently seeking to fill the position of Family Service Worker in Ashley County, Arkansas.

Responsibilities:
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.

Minimum Qualifications:
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.
Experience cannot be substituted for Family Service Workers.

Salary/Benefits:
This position provides a competitive starting salary of $36,155.00 with 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:

ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php

Closing Date: 8/15/20

“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.”

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