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County Caseworker 1
Do you have a passion for helping others?
Do you want to make a difference?
~ JOIN OUR TEAM ~
We’re Hiring!
Caseworkers at Clarion County Children & Youth Services assist children, youth, and families in attaining a more satisfactory social, economic, or physical adjustment in everyday life.
 

 Position Details

 
Salary:                  $28,267.20
Location:               Clarion County, PA
Job Type:              Civil Service Permanent Full-Time
Department:           Local-Government Children and Youth
Closing:                 3/27/2019 11:59 PA Eastern
Union:                    United Mineworkers of America
Worksite Address:  214 South 7th Avenue, Clarion
Contact Name:       Tim Cochran
Contact Phone:      (814) 226-4000 Ext. 2812
Contact Email:        tcochran@co.clarion.pa.us
 
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
The Intake Worker will receive, evaluate, and assess referrals and requests for service to determine where or not a child is abused, neglected, abandoned, exploited, a status offender, or otherwise at risk and in need of services of Children and Youth Services or other appropriate community service agencies.
The focus of services at the Intake level shall be able to evaluate the possibility, degree, or frequency of risks, to ensure the safety and welfare of the child, and to develop an appropriate plan of action to alleviate the risks, while initiating agency services and/or referrals to collaborative services to meet the needs of the child and family.
The population served shall be any Clarion County child for whom a referral or request for services is made and any child who is alleged to have been abused in Clarion County.  Intake Workers are the bridge to connect families and children in need of assistance with the community services that can assist them, thus improving their lives.
THE POSITION
We are seeking people who have a strong desire to help children and families be successful in their lives no matter what barriers they may face! County Caseworkers can make a huge, positive impact on the children and families they encounter.
Work Schedule: Monday- Friday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm (1 hour lunch). On call required after certification.

Clarion County is currently accepting applications for this position.  This is a local government position providing salary and benefits through the County of Clarion.
 
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 COUNTY CASEWORKER 1 – CHILDREN AND YOUTH (ONLINE EXAM) posting and follow the directions provided. 
·         After you receive a score you can proceed to the County of Clarion Job Application at CLARION COUNTY CASEWORKER 1 – MULTIPLE OPENINGS
Posting closes March 5, 2020
 
Reminder: College Transcripts must be attached to employment application
 
Applications can be emailed to tcochran@co.clarion.pa.us
 
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY
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 COUNTY CASEWORKER 1 – CHILDREN AND YOUTH (ONLINE EXAM) posting and follow the directions provided. 
·         Be able to perform essential job functions
 

UPON HIRE CANDIDATES WILL BE REQUIRED TO:
·       Provide Certified Transcripts
·         Take the Civil Service Examination
·         Provide Child Line, PA State Police, and FBI Clearances
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs and a county retirement plan.
 
We understand that there is more to life than work – and we want you to enjoy it!