• State of Illinois
  • $42,845.00 -80,020.00/year*
  • Moline, IL
  • Law Enforcement
  • Full-Time
  • 2798 32nd St

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Description of Duties/Essential Functions Benefits Supplemental Questions

Under direction of the team supervisor, receives and investigates reports of physical and sexual abuse and neglect reported by mandated and other sources; assesses immediate safety and risk factors of involved children and takes necessary protection action; makes recommendations about investigative findings; implements short-term services, including concrete services directly or through family advocates; on a rotating basis, assigned to 24 hour \"on call\" duty in addition to normal assignments, to ensure that services are provided as mandated by statute and policy.

Minimum Requirements:Preferably requires a master's degree in social work; or requires a master's degree in a related human service field, in criminal justice, criminal justice administration, or law enforcement and one year of directly related professional experience; or requires a bachelor's degree in social work and one year of directly related professional experience; or requires a bachelor's degree in a related human service field, in criminal justice, criminal justice administration, or law enforcement and two years of directly related professional experience; requires possession of a valid driver's license, daily access to an automobile, and proof of vehicle insurance; requires physical, visual, and auditory ability to carry out assigned duties; requires ability to serve on 24 hour \"on call\" duty.

The college or university issuing a bachelor's or master's degree must be accredited, and the degree program in social work must be approved by the Council on Social Work Education.

Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact:Work Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Location: DCFS Rock Island Office

500 42nd St

Rock Island, IL

SUBMIT INTEREST TO:

Patty Gideonsen

5415 N University Ave

Suite 103

Peoria, IL 61614

Fax: 309-###-####

How to Apply:

FOR EXTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY (NON-DCFS).

IF YOU ARE NOT A CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEE, OR HAVE NEVER HELD CERTIFIED STATUS WITH THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO APPLY.

Click Here for Applicant Information and Grading Procedures

This position may require a current grade from Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, to be deemed qualified and available for employment consideration. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select 'Application Procedures'. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at ...@Illinois.gov or (217) ###-####, (217) ###-#### (TDD/TTY), (800) ###-#### (TTY Only).

Additional Documentation for Child Protection Specialist:

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Additional Title and Exam Information

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NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.

Associated topics: adult, behavioral health, counselor, field, insights, lmsw, mental health, sickle, violence, youth

* 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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