Certified Children, Youth, and Family Social Worker~(C-CYFSW)
Vilas County is looking for a dynamic lead social worker for its Juvenile Intake Unit. The ideal candidate is a team player with strength-based family systems background, who is energized by the opportunity to work all aspects of the Youth Justice System in collaboration with their team mates and community partners.
Responsibilities: Supervises the operation of the Juvenile Intake Office by overseeing the provision of intake and dispositional services to all referred juveniles and staff and being available to consult with the Social Services Director on planning short and long term goals for the Unit. Under State of Wisconsin Chapter 938 criteria, performs intake duties in accordance with state statutes which includes, but is not limited to, conducting intake inquiries, referring cases to the District Attorney for further action, entering into deferred prosecution agreements and case management. Includes fielding and assessing Juvenile Intake and Child and Adult Protective Services access reports for further appropriate actions as part of the Access/On-call Team. Position has limited responsibilities for investigation, safety planning, and case management of reports of child abuse and neglect.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from accredited school of Social Work or Educational Program as approved by the State of Wisconsin Social Work Licensure law or acquire within the first six months. Successfully complete Basic Juvenile Intake Training within one year of hire.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits: Health, Dental, Life Insurances, H.S.A. – Health Savings Account with employer contributions with a HD Health Plan. Paid holidays, PTO-Paid time off. County paid short and long term disability insurance.
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About Vilas County
Vilas County is a small, rural county located in the beautiful Chain-of-Lakes area of Northern Wisconsin. Our area offers a rich outdoor lifestyle, great school system and a diverse array of community activities. We are looking for a positive-thinking team player with a strengths-based family systems background.