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Child Protection Specialist (00320, 0055
BUTTE MT 59703
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-90655743

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Child Protection Specialist (00320, 0055
To be considered for any DPHHS Agency position, applicants must complete and submit their application online, as well as upload any required application materials. Successful applicant(s) are required to successfully pass all DPHHS specific background check(s) relevant to each position. Materials Required of Applicants: - Cover Letter - Resume - Supplemental Question: In this position, it is required to adhere to strict deadlines by both statute and policy. Please tell me how your past experience has prepared you to adhere to the organization time frames and how you would use that experience in this current position? (Please type responses in a Word or PDF document and attach to application. HELPFUL HINT: when attaching you must check the "relevant document" box to ensure your attachments are uploading correctly to the specific application. PLEASE do not attach more than requested. If you have more than 25 attachments in the system you will need to email these to: hhshumanresources@mt.gov failure to do so will conclude in an incomplete application. You must also keep those relevant boxes checked once you submit your application; if you uncheck the box with an active application it will delete the attachment.) Failure to attach a supplemental question or other required document. to your application could result in disqualification for an incomplete application. Montana state government is an equal opportunity employer. The State shall, upon request, provide reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities. Job Overview: This position provides family-centered services within a trauma-informed system to assure safety, permanency, and well-being for children who are at risk of or have been subjected to child maltreatment. Essential Functions (Major Duties or Responsibilities): - Conducts timely assessments of reports of child maltreatment, in accordance with requirements of state and federal statutes and agency policy, using standardized safety assessment tools and decision-making guides. - Documents and communicates safety threats to all involved, including preparation of affidavits for District Court when necessary. Provides appropriate level of intervention to assure safety of all families in need of Child Protective Services (CPS); continuously reviews progress made by families to eliminate safety threats. - Places child(ren) in out-of-home care, when necessary, and ensures that the placement is safe and complies with statutory and policy preferences and is in the best interests of the child(ren). Identifies available resources and connects families and children to these resources. - Engages families and the child(ren) to ensure the safety of the child through a variety of methods; such as, personal contact, court ordered treatment plan service provision, and family group decision-making meetings to name a few. Permanency Plans for Children - Engages families in the establishment of a permanency plan when needed and required, and assures plan follows order of placement preference as set forth in statute and policy. - Provides ongoing reasonable efforts to implement the permanency plan in a timely manner consistent with the best interests of the child(ren). - Prepares timely, clear, factually specific, and accurate affidavits for the District Court to allow the District Court to take steps necessary to timely implement permanency plans; including annual permanency plan reviews for every child. - S

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