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Red Lake Family & Children Services

 


VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Re-Advertised

Child Protection Worker

Family & Children Services

Red Lake, MN 56671

(218) 679-2122

Open: August 9, 2011

Closes: Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Primary Function:

Coordinate, investigate & assess, makes referrals & case reports on all child abuse/neglect reports. Full-time position with benefits, directly responsible to and reports to the Director of Family & Children Services.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties:

• Coordinate with law enforcement initial response to child abuse/neglect reports;

• Complete interviews and assessments on all child abuse/neglect reports;

• Provide information and referrals to families;

• Work closely with Prosecutor in assessing and filing CHIPS petitions;

• Collect data, preparation of case reports, assessments, closing summaries, monthly, quarterly and annual reports;

• Participate in multi-disciplinary & child protection team meetings;

• Participate in on-call after hours rotation;

• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

• Bachelors Degree, Social Work preferred and two years related experience; Or

• Two years post-high school education and four years Human Services related experience;

• Strong interviewing skills, good written and verbal communication skills;

• Knowledge of family dynamics of child abuse;

• Knowledge and skills needed for child abuse, neglect risk assessment and investigation;

• Good record keeping & computer skills;

• Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively;

• Must be able to manage crisis situations and flexible working conditions;

• Knowledge of Red Lake families and community resources;

• Able to maintain strict CONFIDENTIALITY;

• Must have valid MN driver’s license, auto insurance and vehicle for work;

• Must pass background investigation, mandatory drug testing policy.

To Apply: Applications (resumes w/ application) are accepted at:

Red Lake Human Resources Department - P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671

(218) 679-1847 or 679-1848 * (218) 679-4176 Fax * broy@redlakenation.org

 

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