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Child and Family Services Specialist/Trainee -Omaha

DHHS Nebraska

DHHS Nebraska


Job title:
Child and Family Services Specialist/Trainee -Omaha

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Job description:
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is hiring dedicated individuals for Children and Family Service Specialist (CFSS) positions. These roles directly impact our mission of Helping People Living Better Lives through the provision of critical family services, supporting families as they build their future & ensure the safety and wellbeing of children. CFSS roles are rewarding yet challenging as they assess claims of child abuse and neglect; this includes interviewing family members to assess if abuse or neglect has occurred, assessing risk and safety issues, recommendation of services, and determining if further intervention is necessary, including possible removals. Current CFSS staff find fulfillment through seeing children return to stable, loving homes, giving a voice to children and their parents, and providing families the tools they need to succeed. This position is federally funded and may be governed by the Federal Hatch Act ( Why DHHS? Benefits include a competitive health insurance and retirement plans (retirement contribution match of 156%), earning of vacation and sick leave Day One (12 Days), 12 State holidays, eligibility to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, $20,000 Basic Life Insurance at no additional cost, competitive Title IV-E stipend awards for Master of Social Work participants, and flexible work schedules post-training completion. DHHS and the State of Nebraska value employees as well as a supportive environment. We strive to promote diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job qualifications and at all levels without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or genetics. Schedule: M-F, 8-5 during training. Upon completion of training, flexible hours are available with some evening/weekend/holiday/on-call rotations required. Still in school? Special consideration is given to applicants who will receive their Bachelor’s degrees within 90 days of this posting’s closing date.

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Posted on:
April 15, 2021