Child Welfare Support Specialist

Lewiston, Maine

Category: Admin

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 794662

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 52 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $880 / Week

Posted Date: 6/10/2024

Lewiston, Maine

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Admin

Contract Duration: 52 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $880 / Week

Job ID: 794662

Posted Date: 6/10/2024

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Overview:

Amergis Healthcare Staffing is seeking a contracted Child Welfare Support Specialists to support child welfare units in District 3, which includes Androscoggin, Oxford and Franklin counties. 

The Child Welfare Support Specialist assists professional child welfare services staff deliver child welfare services. Responsibilities include after hours’ support, visitation supervision to clients, preparing legal documentation, and participating in court and administrative hearings as needed. Work is performed under limited supervision.

Pay Rate: $22/hour, 40 hours per week. Equivalent to yearly salary of $45,750.

13 paid holidays per year

Up to 10 days of accrued PTO, based on assignment duration.

*Please note that this pay range represents a good faith estimate of the compensation that will be offered for this position. The actual pay offered to a successful candidate will take into account a wide range of factors, including but not limited to location, qualifications, and additional preferred experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As a Child Welfare Support Specialist, you will play a vital role in the support and reunification of families served by the Office of Child and Family Services – Child Welfare division. You will:
  • Supervise visits between children and their parents, sit with children in hotel and hospital placement.
  • Make referrals to connect children, parents, and family members with needed services.
  • Enter documentation into the Child Welfare information system, Katahdin.
  • Maintain legal records and serve court paperwork.
  • Perform routine data entry tasks and create reports using established databases.
  • Perform routine, occasional secretarial duties such as completing work schedules, arranging appointments, travel/lodging, ordering supplies, and reviewing documents to respond to requests.
  • Organize, review, and upload drug screens.
  • Work may travel within areas served by the local district office.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Prior experience working directly with children and families in a social service setting.
  • Skilled in the use of standard work-place applications.

Schedule:

This regular working schedule is Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, forty (40) hours per week. In-office position.

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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