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The Department for Community Based Services is seeking candidates to fill Social Service Worker positions.    

DCBS services are administered through our network of nine service regions and offices in each of Kentucky's 120 counties  Currently we are hiring for the positions listed below:

 

 

 

Auto req ID 62190BR

Department for Community Based Services
Protection and Permanency
908 W Broadway
Louisville, KY 40203
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number: Takiyah.Perkins@ky.gov
Number of Vacancies: 10
Posting End Date: 06/20/2018

 

Auto req ID 62191BR

Department for Community Based Services
Protection and Permanency
908 W Broadway
Louisville, KY 40203
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number: Takiyah.Perkins@ky.gov
Number of Vacancies: 8
Posting End Date: 06/20/2018

 

Auto req ID 62246BR

Department for Community Based Services
Protection and Permanency
300 Market St.
Falmouth, KY 41040
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number: Lori.Bounds@ky.gov
Number of Vacancies: 1
Posting End Date: 06/25/2018

 

Auto req ID 62254BR

Department for Community Based Services
Protection and Permanency
105 Howard Street
Hodgenville, KY 42748
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number: Marjorie.Shular@ky.gov
Number of Vacancies: 1
Posting End Date: 06/25/2018

 

Auto req ID 62259BR

Department for Community Based Services
Protection and Permanency
101 B Clark St
Flemingsburg KY 41041
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number: eric.martin@ky.gov
Number of Vacancies: 1
Posting End Date: 06/25/2018

 

Auto req ID 62274BR

Department for Community Based Services
Protection and Permanency
110 Riverfront Drive
Hopkinsville, KY 42241
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number: barrett.ross@ky.gov
Number of Vacancies: 1
Posting End Date: 06/28/2018

 

Auto req ID 62286BR

Department for Community Based Services
Protection and Permanency
916 N. Mulberry Street
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number: Marjorie.Shular@ky.gov
Number of Vacancies: 1
Posting End Date: 06/28/2018

 

Auto req ID 62287BR

Department for Community Based Services
Protection and Permanency
110 Old US Hwy 60
Hardinsburg, KY 40143
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number: Marjorie.Shular@ky.gov
Number of Vacancies: 1
Posting End Date: 06/28/2018

 

Auto req ID 62293BR

Department for Community Based Services
Protection and Permanency
916 N. Mulberry Street
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number: Marjorie.Shular@ky.gov
Number of Vacancies: 1
Posting End Date: 06/28/2018

 

Auto req ID 62294BR

Department for Community Based Services
Protection and Permanency
601 Washington Ave.
Newport, KY 41071
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number: Lori.Bounds@ky.gov
Number of Vacancies: 1
Posting End Date: 06/28/2018

 

Auto req ID 62296BR

Department for Community Based Services
Protection and Permanency
275 E Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number: amanda.hehring@ky.gov
Number of Vacancies: 3
Posting End Date: 06/28/2018

 

Auto req ID 62300BR

Department for Community Based Services
Protection and Permanency
8311 US 42
Florence, KY 41042
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number: Lori.Bounds@ky.gov
Number of Vacancies: 1
Posting End Date: 06/28/2018

 

Auto req ID 62301BR

Department for Community Based Services
Protection and Permanency
100 Technology Ct.
Georgetown, KY 40324
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number: Lori.Bounds@ky.gov
Number of Vacancies: 1
Posting End Date: 06/28/2018

 

Duties could include: 

Under direct supervision, provides family or community based, preventive services including, but not limited to, child protection, adult protection, juvenile justice, guardianship services, adoption services and services to juvenile offenders. Provides services to patients in a mental health/mental retardation facility and to children with special health care needs. Interviews clients and explains or interprets agency services. Investigates complaints of abuse/neglect of children, spouses, and/or adults. Makes home visits, assesses the need for services and provides on going family based services. Works as a member of a team with paraprofessional and professional staff to ensure unified service provision. Develops service objectives and service plans, makes appropriate referrals, provides and coordinates needed services. Recruits and studies adoptive/foster home/family care home applicants. Assists in the placement of children or juveniles in adoptive/foster/family care homes or juvenile facilities. Conducts individual and/or group counseling. Assists in orientation of new patients to the mental health/mental retardation program. Assists with formulation of patient treatment plans and discharge plans. Maintains current and confidential case records. Arranges for or provides transportation if unavailable from any other source. Investigates/verifies information, prepares court reports, testifies at court hearings and/or monitors conditions set by the court. Determines client's eligibility for services. Enters data into computer system and maintains records.

Go to the Career Opportunities System (COS) and click 'Search and Apply' to view and apply to this title. 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
EDUCATION:  Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree in social work, sociology, psychology, marriage and family therapy or a related field.
EXPERIENCE:  NONE
Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE:  NONE
Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION:  NONE
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.):  If appointed to the Cabinet for Families and Children or to the Department of Juvenile Justice, an employee in this classification must furnish to the appointing authority within one month of appointment documentation that he/she possesses a valid driver's license and must maintain a valid driver's license for the length of employment in this classification


Special Entrance Rate:  $2,803.72 - 37.5 Hr. Monthly Salary

Click here to view the complete job specifications on the Personnel Cabinet Website.   

 

Benefits:

Employment with the Commonwealth of Kentucky provides one of the most competitive benefits packages available today, with insurance, retirement and leave options to meet your immediate and long-term goals.  Click here to learn more about state employee benefits.