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   » Requirements to Qualify for A DCF Social Worker Position
 
  The Department of Children & Families currently has Social Worker positions to fill statewide. Here is your opportunity to make a positive difference in the life of a child and his or her family. It’s a job that requires dedication and compassion, a job that requires a number of academic and emotional skills plus exceptional training. Do you think you’re up to the task? Then review the general requirements below and see if you’ve got what it takes to make a difference in a child’s life.

REQUIREMENTS

A Master’s degree in social work or closely related field (applied sociology, child development, child welfare, clinical psychology, counseling, human development and family relations, human service, marriage and family therapy, nursing, social and/or human services).

OR

Bachelor’s degree in social work or a closely related field (applied sociology, child development, child welfare, clinical psychology, counseling, human development and family relations, human service, marriage and family therapy, nursing, social and/or human services.) and 2 years of experience in the self directed use of case management techniques and counseling to sustain or restore client functioning. Your experience must have included interviewing, providing counseling to a case load of clients, and assessing clients needs through observation during home visits.

Travel is a must, and the ability to speak a foreign language is a plus.

Current Pay Range is $50,182 - $63,870

Click here to learn about employee benefits.

If you meet the above requirements and are not on a current examination list for Social Worker, please complete the following application form and fax it to 860-713-7470 so you can be scheduled for the next employment examination. The names of candidates who are successful on the examination will be forwarded to the Department of Children and Families for future interviews. (DCF Application form)

 

More information:

Social Worker Job Description

Social Worker Examination Announcement

DCF Application form

Learn more about DCF here.

 

 
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