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Do you want to make a difference? A CYF Caseworker assists children, youth and families in attaining a more satisfactory social, economic or physical adjustment in every day life.In order to be eligible for this position you must:

  • Have successfully examined and have a current score on file. If you have not already done so, you must first apply to the exam posting and follow the directions provided. Link toCOUNTY CASEWORKER 1 C&Y EXAM POSTING
  • Be able to perform essential job functions
  • Pennsylvania residency is waived for this job title
  • Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (1 Hour Lunch)Schedules may vary and travel is required.Allegheny County has a complete benefit package.Veterans:Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. 7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more aboutemployment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us ...@pa.gov.

    CYF Caseworkers provide protective and supportive services for abused/neglected children and families and depending upon assignment, provides counseling services to children, families, foster parents and/or adoptive parents. The Caseworker also participates in Conferencing and Teaming to help families with their plan goals including safety and self-sufficiency, participates in crisis intervention where appropriate, presents case facts and testimony in Children's Court.New CYF Caseworkers work under the general supervision of a Casework Supervisor for a six-month probation period and complete a ten-week curriculum consisting of both classroom and field work. New Caseworkers are responsible for working with a family from the point the family is referred to DHS/CYF until they are no longer involved with the agency.

    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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