Child Welfare Specialist
700 N Sacramento Blvd. #201 Chicago, IL 60612
Staff work a full hybrid model. Must have their own vehicle.
To initiate, facilitate, and perform a variety of casework-related functions pertaining to foster care and adoption within the child welfare system in Illinois. To perform all casework ensuring the safety, well-being and permanency of the children assigned to their caseload.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor' s Degree from an accredited school and shall be under the supervision of a qualified child welfare supervisor. 1 year of relevant experience working with children with developmental, behavioral, and/or emotional challenges preferred. Must be licensed as a Child Welfare Employee (CWEL) in the state of Illinois or eligible to receive licensure within the first 90-days of employment. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be proficient in the use of a computer to complete all documentation, and proficient with entering case-related documentation into a centralized database. Child Welfare Specialists (CWS) must possess their own vehicle and have valid auto insurance in order to perform the duties necessary as outlined herein.
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