Child Welfare Specialist

Chicago, IL 60612

Employment Type: Full-Time Temp-to-Hire Category: Case Management Job Number: 4553

Job Description

We are hiring for a temp to hire Child Welfare Specialist in Chicago and the SW Suburbs.
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.
If you are interested in interviewing, please send the most updated copy of your resume to


Meet Your Recruiter

Brooke Olson
National Recruiting Manager

Recruiting is a great way to combine two fields that I love — human resources and human services. I believe that my knowledge of the human services field helps me so much in my position as a behavioral health recruiter. I am truly able to understand what client companies are looking for in a candidate, and in turn, I can help job candidates locate a job they love.
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