HCJFS is a great place to work. Join us!

Our agency is the work home for more than 900 people. We offer work-from-home opportunities and plenty of room to move up into leadership roles.

From PC technicians to social workers and financial experts, we have a wide range of jobs you might be interested in. 

HCJFS gave more than $2.4 billion in aid to Hamilton County residents last year. We helped more than 200 kids find forever families. We’re focused on customer service and always working to be more equitable. 

We’re looking for people who see community service as important to their job satisfaction. Come help us continue the work we’ve done in Hamilton County for 75 years.

LIST OF JOB OPENINGS

(Open Until Filled)
Work Location:  
Job & Family Services 
222 E. Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Work Hours:  Full Time – 80 hours biweekly  
Starting Salary: $18.17/hourly 
NOTE: Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Job and Family Services are subject to background screening in accordance with the document: "Offenses that May Disqualify Candidates for Employment." Convictions from this list may disqualify a candidate for employment with HCJFS.
Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification): 
  • Master’s degree in Social Work (or Human Services related); or Bachelor's degree in Social Work (or Human Services related)
  • Must possess a valid driver's license issued in the state of residency.
  •  Must have the use of an insured automobile.
  • A criminal records check conducted by the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation and the FBI is required.
POSITIONS SUPERVISED:  None
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (*Indicates developed after employment)
 
Knowledge of: public relations; human relations; office practices and procedures; agency policies and procedures; government structure and process*; counseling; interviewing; social sciences (psychology, sociology, social work or related field; case management; child welfare practices and procedures.
 
Ability to: define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; understand manuals and verbal instructions technical in nature; gather, collate and classify information about data, people or things; prepare meaningful concise, and accurate reports; handle sensitive inquiries from and contacts with officials and general public; work cooperatively with other staff and supervision.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FACTORS:
 
Must undergo a background check via the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCI). Must have a car, valid driver’s license issued by the state of residency and required auto liability insurance.
 
Must have cell phone availability during working hours-Cell phone stipend eligible.
 
POSITION SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Lift and carry children; lift and carry child car seats; lift and carry infant carrier; stand entire length of home visit (an hour or longer); conduct home visits during warmest months of the year (no air conditioning); significant walking during home visit, and frequent walking to and from court; frequently enter and exit motor vehicle; frequently climbing and descending stairs; sitting for extended periods while driving; stooping, bending, crouching; able to quickly exit hazardous/dangerous situations that could involve violent clients, violent relatives, vicious animals, insects, rodents, unstable structures, etc.; able to lift and carry large case files and occasionally push a cart containing case files.
 
LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
 
None
       
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Demonstrated experience working with interdisciplinary teams utilizing innovative strategies to overcome obstacles
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, strong organization skills, superior time management
  • Experience with Team facilitation, conflict resolution and negotiation
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Ability and comfort working with diverse populations in various environments
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, understanding of, or ability to learn, Genopro 
  • Works independently exercising keen assessment skills
Job Duties (Summary):
 
  • Expand efforts to find safe, appropriate relative supports for children entering foster care.  Collaborate with the case manager and court officials with meeting the Fostering Connections to Success Act, applicable Ohio statutes, and Ohio Department of Job and Family Services policy in regards to relative/kin notification and placement. Research and coalesce information from relatives/kin to expand the child’s support system and family connections, while identifying potential relative home providers.  Identify and document at least 80 family/kin for each child through Family Finding search activities, including: internet & database searches, Children’s Division and Juvenile Court case file reviews, child & family interviews.
 
  • Facilitate timely communication with the team and provide the referring agencies with accurate family documentation, including detailed genograms, family contact information, and identified family supports.  Assist in preparing the family for licensure by explaining the licensing process and assisting with home licensing requirements.
 
  • Attend all meetings and court hearings, advocating for relative/kin placement. Attend and participate in necessary conferences, reviews, supervision and training. These activities may include: family conferences; transfer conferences; semi-annual reviews; individual and group supervision sessions; section and staff meetings, and relevant training. Complete timely and thorough assessments on the child and family functioning upon case referral and case closure to measure the success and outcomes of the program.
 
  • Submit detailed activity notes and documentation of all case-related billing activities to submit to multiple funders. Maintain accurate files and records for each client.
 
  • Attends necessary training as required. Performs other related duties as assigned.
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Deadline to Apply
September 27, 2021
 
Work Location:  
Job & Family Services 
222 E. Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
 
Work Hours:  Full Time – 80 hours biweekly 
 
Starting Salary: $18.17- $26.19/hourly
 
NOTE: Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Job and Family Services are subject to background screening in accordance with the document:  "Offenses that May Disqualify Candidates for Employment." Convictions from this list may disqualify a candidate for employment with HCJFS.
 
Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification): 
 
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work (or Human Services related); or Master’s degree in Social Work (or Human Services related) 
  • Must possess a valid driver's license issued in the state of residency.
  • Must have the use of an insured automobile.
  • A criminal records check conducted by the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation and the FBI is required.
POSITIONS SUPERVISED:  None
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (*Indicates developed after employment)
 
Knowledge of: counseling, case management; interviewing; psychology and/or Human Behavior; sociology or social work; agency and/or community counseling programs
And services specific to area in which employed; federal and state regulations governing delivery of services; treatment team concepts; agency/institution practices and procedures.
 
Ability to: define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; apply principles to solve practical, everyday problems dealing with variety of variables; recognize unusual or threatening conditions and take emergency action; review; critique individual programming and make feasible recommendations; gather, collate and classify information about data, people or things; develop good rapport with clients, residents, and respective families, handle sensitive face to face contacts and inquiries; cooperate with co-workers and a variety of service providers and community professionals; establish goals and objectives; deal with a variety of variables and determine specific  courses of action on basis of need; prepare routine letters reflecting standard procedures; write accurate reports; carry out instructions in written or oral form; work alone on most tasks.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FACTORS:
Must undergo a background check via Ohio Bureau of Identification and Investigation  (BCI). Must maintain a valid driver’s license issued by the state of residency and auto liability insurance.
Must have cell phone availability during working hours-Cell phone stipend eligible.
 
POSITION SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Lift and carry children; lift and carry child car seats; lift and carry infant carrier; stand entire length of home visit (an hour or longer); conduct home visits during warmest months of the year (no air conditioning); significant walking during home visit, and frequent walking to and from court; frequently enter and exit motor vehicle; frequently climbing and descending stairs; sitting for extended periods while driving; stooping, bending, crouching; able to quickly exit hazardous/dangerous situations that could involve violent clients, violent relatives, vicious animals, insects, rodents, unstable structures, etc.; able to lift and carry large case files and occasionally push a cart containing case files.
 
 

 

Job Duties (Summary):
  • Provides daily case management for children ages 0-21 in permanent custody and waiting for adoption. This includes referring children for mental health services and appropriate placement settings,  attendance at dependency, delinquency and probate  court hearings, school meetings, monthly home visits with children and their caregivers, team meetings and therapeutic appointments. Assists recruiters in locating adoptive homes  for all children on caseload whose goal is adoption. Places children into new foster or adoptive homes, residential treatment settings, group homes and/or independent living settings.  Completes case plans, activity logs, court reports, case reviews, match committee documentation, reviews waiting families  and completes referrals for children on caseload. Presents waiting children to the match committee and reviews waiting family files.  Collaborates with multiple community service providers in order to prepare  and move children toward successful emancipation and higher education or employment.
 
  • Completes Interstate Compact, adoptive placement and finalization paperwork, writes reports, maintains accurate and organized statistical data on caseload. Responsible for out of county and state travel and placements, with after hours and weekend appointments possible. Conducts expedited adoptive home studies for foster parents interested in adopting foster children already in their home.  Assesses adoptive applicants in their ability to parent children through all stages of development and with a variety of special needs.  Assists families in the process of Adoption Assistance negotiations. Provides follow-up counseling, education and support and referrals to adoptive parents and children until finalization of adoption. Arranges for supportive services that adoptive families might require and collaborates with community resources and/or other agencies supervising the placement of a child in the custody of Hamilton County.
 
  • Participates in regular one on one supervision with manager, unit and staff meetings and assigned seminars. Completes Adoption Assessor Tier I and Tier II trainings and maintains appropriate training hours according to agency policy and assessor  and/or licensure responsibilities. Attends necessary training as assigned.
 
  • Performs other related duties as required.
If  you are seeking more information about this posting, please CLICK HERE
 
 
 
 

Deadline to Apply:  October 4, 2021
 
Work Location:
Job & Family Services
222 E. Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
 
Work Hours:  
80 Hours Bi-Weekly
 
Starting Salary: 
$16.73 an hour
  
NOTE: Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Job and Family Services are subject to background screening in accordance with the document: Inventory of Criminal Offenses Ruling Out Consideration for Hire. Convictions from this list may disqualify a candidate for employment with HCJFS.
 
 
Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification): 
  • An associates degree in social or behavioral science plus one (1) year experience in a position determining eligibility for benefits; or three (3) years experience in a position determining eligibility for benefits.
 
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (*Indicates developed after employment)
 
Knowledge of: budgeting, human relations, office practices and procedures; interviewing; assessment; planning; agency computer hardware/software; potential sources of income/resources available to adults and families, statewide computer services/databases related to; social service; office practices and procedures; agency policies and procedures; current events/trends as related to human services.
 
Ability to: function as a member of multi-disciplinary team; work flexible hours; solve problems involving several variables; make appropriate referrals, prioritize workload, carry out written and oral instructions; exercise independent judgment; collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; add, subtract, multiply, divide whole numbers, develop and maintain appropriate working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, consumer and general public; prepare and maintain accurate records; communicate effectively orally and in writing; interact effectively with other people; exercise discretion and sound judgment; present a good public image; gather, collate an classify information about data, people, or things; answer inquiries from the public.
 
LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSNone     
 
                                                                                                                                                                  
Job Duties (Summary):
  • Interviews applicants/recipients to determine and assess their eligibility for public assistance (i.e. Title IV-E  Foster Care Maintenance,  Adoption Assistance, State Adoption Subsidy, Medicaid, Post Adoption Special Services Subsidy, Prevention Retention Contigency, Supplemental Security Income, Social Security Disability), through office, phone and collateral conferences; collects comprehensive and complete data and enters into computer systems; computes payments; verifies all documentation submitted to support request for assistance in accordance with program guidelines; approves or denies applications; explains to participants their rights, responsibilities, required actions, and other available services within the agency and/or the community.  Implements and monitors cases through provision of information, oversight, coordination, and continuity (i.e., coordinates Adoption Services and other Social Services).
  • Receives and investigates information concerning lost, stolen or undelivered assistance checks and medical cards; prepares and maintains the case including changes in address, household composition, assistance and service needs, income and resources, and other changes that effect eligibility and status of all assistance programs; notifies participants of suspension, reduction, or termination of assistance and services; refers cases of suspected fraud to investigation unit; manages overpayments and recoveries; explains either in person, by telephone, or letter the reasons for overpayments to the recipients; prepares summaries for and attends hearings upon request; process corrections in cases identified as being in error; answers inquiries either by telephone or correspondence; completes data by computer entry, completes special assignments.
  • Attends necessary training as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED:
Background checks consistent with requirements in OAC 5101:2-5-09 must be completed at employment and every ten years following, including but not limited to the following systems:   
  • SACWIS
  • State Child/Abuse Neglect Central Registry Check for any state in which the applicant resided within the last five years,
  • Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification Investigation (BCI)
  • FBI
  • National Sex Offender Registry Search 
 
If you are seeking more information about this posting, please CLICK HERE.
 
 
 

 

Deadline to ApplyUntil Filled
 
Work Location:  
Job & Family Services 
222 E. Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
 
Work Hours:  Full Time – 80 hours biweekly (Qualifies for 5% shift supplement)
 
Starting Salary: $18.17-$24.69/hourly
 
NOTE: Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Job and Family Services are subject to background screening in accordance with the document: "Offenses that May Disqualify Candidates for Employment." Convictions from this list may disqualify a candidate for employment with HCJFS.
 
Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification): 
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work (or Human Services related); or Master’s degree in Social Work (or Human Services related)
  • Must possess a valid driver's license issued in the state of residency.
  •  Must have the use of an insured automobile.
A criminal records check conducted by the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation and the FBI is required.
 
POSITIONS SUPERVISED:
None
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (*Indicates can be developed after employment)
 
Knowledge of: 
ORC/OAC as relevant to Children’s Services Practice*, Assessment and Children’s Services Policy and Procedure*, Hamilton County Policy and Procedures*, government structure and process*; interviewing, trauma informed practices, case management, child welfare practices and procedures; safety decision making*
 
 
Skill in: 
Family centered, strength-based approach when engaging children and families; interpretation and application of training, instructional and procedural materials; professionally handling crisis and stressful situations
 
 
 
 
Ability to:
Professionally and respectfully communicate, work alone on most tasks, clinically analyze and draw conclusions from information collection; understand written and verbal instructions; prepare concise and accurate written documents and reports; maintain confidentiality, work cooperatively with other agency staff, supervisors and administrators, external professionals and partners; develop good rapport with clients.
 
           
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work (or Human Services related)
  • Or Master’s degree in Social Work (or Human Services related)
  • Must have a car, valid driver’s license issued by the state of residency and required auto liability insurance.
 
AGENCY-PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Degree in Social Work
  • Licensed Social Worker
 
PHYSICAL and/or MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Lift and carry children, child car seats, and infant carrier, large case files, and occasionally push a cart containing case files
  • Stand entire length of home visit (an hour or longer), 
  • Conduct home visits despite extreme temperatures and inclement weather
  • Significant walking to, from, and during home visits, supervised visitation, court, meetings, and other obligations;
  • Frequently enter and exit motor vehicle
  • Frequently climbing and descending stairs
  • Potentially seeing and hearing traumatic events/situations
  • Sitting for extended periods while working on the computer, home visits, court, meetings, etc.
  • Stooping, bending, crouching
 
HAZARDOUS and/or WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Potentially hazardous/dangerous situations and could involve violent/upset clients
  • Animals, insects, rodents in family homes
  • Unstable Structures
 
BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED:
Back ground checks consistent with requirements in OAC 5101:2-5-09 must be completed at employment and every ten years following, including but not limited to the following systems:    
  • SACWIS
  • State Child/Abuse Neglect Central Registry Check for any state in which the applicant resided within the last five years,
  • Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification Investigation (BCI)
  • FBI
  • National Sex Offender Public website (WWW.NSOPW.Gov) Code 5101:2-5-09 must be conducted for each prospective employee.
 
 
Job Duties (Summary):
 
  • Responds to and completes assessments of child safety in response to Intake Reports of physical and sexual abuse, neglect and dependency within mandated timeframes and in accordance with federal, state and agency policy. Researches previous Children’s Services history, criminal history, court involvement and other applicable information for all individuals associated with Intake report.  Conducts and engages families in face to face interviews with all children in the household of assessment, parent/caregiver(s), and alleged maltreater(s) to make a decision regarding child safety.  Assessment shall include pertinent information collection from all parties regarding alleged maltreatment, surrounding circumstances, adult and child functioning, parenting practice and discipline to ensure an accurate safety determination.  Conducts interviews in homes, schools, hospitals, and other community settings as required.
  • Practices in a way which demonstrates awareness and understanding of cultural competency, socioeconomic differences, and respect for diversity in interactions and work with families; displays an awareness of the impact implicit bias has on outcomes for children and families.
  • Responsible for collecting pertinent collateral information from other persons, service providers and community partners that may have addition information to support a safety determination. Obtains school and medical records as well as records from community service providers.
  • When appropriate, seeks medical evaluation of alleged child victims and completes referrals to law enforcement.
 
  • In consultation with supervisor, conducts informed response to Intake Reports, assesses and determines child safety at every contact, determines present and impending danger threats to child safety, and responsible for determining the disposition of the Intake Report within mandatory time frames.  Gathers information and analyzes parent/caregiver protective capacities.  Partners with family to develop and implement present danger and impending danger safety plans for children determined not to be safe.  As needed, secures, implements and confirms safe environment for out of home placements needed to control active safety threats. Determines the need for ongoing services, completing effective, timely, case transfers.
 
  • Responsible for demonstrating proficiency in mobile technology to aid in maintaining written documentation of assessment activities within required time frames including but not limited to Safety and Family Assessments, Activity Logs, and Present Danger and Impending Danger Safety Plans. Responsible for other mandated paperwork as outlined by state regulations and agency policy.  Reviews prior Children’s Services history, completes background and criminal checks on parent(s) and alternative caretaker(s).  Responsible for maintaining Children’s Services File.
 
  • Consults with the Prosecutors office and seeks Court intervention as needed. Prepares Requests for Legal Action and provides court testimony to support Children’s Services position.  Responsible for case presentation at Dispositional Appeal Hearings. Attend all relevant court hearings as related to case assignments. 
 
  • Attends conferences and training. Must attend and complete Caseworker CORE Training within first year of employment and thirty-six hours for every year thereafter.  Must attend twelve hours of Domestic Violence Training within first two years of employment.
 
  • Must be available to communicate during work hours and on emergency basis for after hours calls; Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
If you are seeking more information about this posting, please CLICK HERE.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Deadline to ApplyUntil Filled
 
Work Location:  
Job & Family Services 
222 E. Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
 
Work Hours:  Full Time – 80 hours biweekly 
 
Starting Salary: $18.17-$24.69/hourly
 
NOTE: Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Job and Family Services are subject to background screening in accordance with the document: "Offenses that May Disqualify Candidates for Employment." Convictions from this list may disqualify a candidate for employment with HCJFS.
 
Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification): 
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work (or Human Services related) or Master’s degree in Social Work (or Human Services related).
  • Must possess a valid driver's license issued in the state of residency.
  •  Must have the use of an insured automobile.
  • A criminal records check conducted by the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation and the FBI is required.
SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS AND/OR HAZARDS:
 
Lift and carry children; lift and carry child car seats; lift and carry infant carrier; stand entire length of home visit (an hour or longer); conduct home visits during warmest months of the year (no air conditioning); significant walking during home visit, and frequent walking to and from court; frequently enter and exit motor vehicle; frequently climbing and descending stairs; sitting for extended periods while driving; stooping, bending, crouching; able to quickly exit hazardous/dangerous situations that could involve violent clients, violent relatives, vicious animals, insects, rodents, unstable structures, etc.; able to lift and carry large case files and occasionally push a cart containing case files.
 
POSITIONS SUPERVISED:
None
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (*Indicates developed after employment)
 
Knowledge of: public relations; human relations; office practices and procedures; agency policies and procedures; government structure and process*; counseling; interviewing; social sciences (psychology, sociology, social work or related field; case management; child welfare practices and procedures.
 
Ability to: define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; understand manuals and verbal instructions technical in nature; gather, collate and classify information about data, people or things; prepare meaningful concise, and accurate reports; handle sensitive inquiries from and contacts with officials and general public; work cooperatively with other staff and supervision.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FACTORS:
 
Must undergo a background check via the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCI). Must have a car, valid driver’s license issued by the state of residency and required auto liability insurance.
 
LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
None
 
Job Duties (Summary):
 
  • Carries a generic caseload of 15-25 families whose children have been or are at significant risk of being abused or neglected.  Primary role is to advocate for children and ensure through continual assessment of a child’s safety, well-being, and permanency. The safety of children is paramount and worker continually assesses the degree to which children are at risk.  Develops case plan with family and provides casework services in the home of family, and out-of-home placements. Provides casework services to children in placement and meets regularly with substitute care givers.  Makes referrals to access appropriate supportive services.  Maintains regular contact with supportive service providers to ensure coordination and effectiveness of services.  Works with  utilization management team and networks to access appropriate placements and prepare children and families for placement.  Arranges regular visitation between guardians and children in placement.  Works with Adoption unit when indicated to prepare a child for adoptive placement.
 
  • Completes necessary paperwork on a timely basis, which shall include but is not exclusion: case reviews, safety assessments, case plans, placements, court reports, court complaints, SACWIS activity notes and placement changes. 
 
  • Attends and participates in necessary conferences, reviews, supervision and training.  These activities may include: family conferences; transfer conferences; semi-annual reviews; individual and group supervision sessions; section and staff meetings, and relevant training.
 
  • Completes complaint and other necessary paperwork for Juvenile Court.  Prepares for case with agency attorney and attends hearings and reviews.  Explains court process to clients and witnesses.  Notifies clients and witnesses of hearing dates.
 
  • Attends necessary training as required.  Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
If  you are seeking more information about this posting, please CLICK HERE
 

Deadline to Apply
September 27, 2021
Work Location:  
Job & Family Services 
222 E. Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Work Hours:  Full Time – 80 hours biweekly 
Starting Salary: $18.17-$26.19 hourly
NOTE: Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Job and Family Services are subject to background screening in accordance with the document: "Offenses that May Disqualify Candidates for Employment." Convictions from this list may disqualify a candidate for employment with HCJFS.
Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification): 
  • Master’s degree in Social Work (or Human Services related); or Bachelor's degree in Social Work (or Human Services related)
  • Must possess a valid driver's license issued in the state of residency.
  • Must have the use of an insured automobile.
  • A criminal records check conducted by the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation and the FBI is required.
POSITIONS SUPERVISED:
None
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (*Indicates developed after employment)
 
Knowledge of: counseling, case management; interviewing; psychology and/or Human Behavior; sociology or social work; agency and/or community counseling programs
And services specific to area in which employed; federal and state regulations governing delivery of services; treatment team concepts; agency/institution practices and procedures.
 
Ability to: define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; apply principles to solve practical, everyday problems dealing with variety of variables; recognize unusual or threatening conditions and take emergency action; review; critique individual programming and make feasible recommendations; gather, collate and classify information about data, people or things; develop good rapport with clients, residents, and respective families, handle sensitive face to face contacts and inquiries; cooperate with co-workers; establish goals and objectives; deal with a variety of variables and determine specific  courses of action on basis of need; prepare routine letters reflecting standard procedures; write accurate reports; carry out instructions in written or oral form; work alone on most tasks.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FACTORS:
Must undergo a background check via Ohio Bureau of Identification and Investigation (BCI). Must maintain a valid driver’s license issued by the state of residency and auto liability insurance.
Must have cell phone availability during working hours-Cell phone stipend eligible.
 
POSITION SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Lift and carry children; lift and carry child car seats; lift and carry infant carrier; stand entire length of home visit (an hour or longer); conduct home visits during warmest months of the year (no air conditioning); significant walking during home visit, and frequent walking to and from court; frequently enter and exit motor vehicle; frequently climbing and descending stairs; sitting for extended periods while driving; stooping, bending, crouching; able to quickly exit hazardous/dangerous situations that could involve violent clients, violent relatives, vicious animals, insects, rodents, unstable structures, etc.; able to lift and carry large case files and occasionally push a cart containing case files.
 
LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
None
Job Duties (Summary):
  •  Provides child specific relative/non relative search efforts for a caseload of children in interim/temporary custody as part of out of short and long term home care placement options and concurrent planning; works with children,  parents and other family members to identify relatives and other family and child connections; reviews entire case records and collaborates with other divisions within JFS to identify relatives and other family connections; works directly with the caseworker, child, biologic family (paternal and maternal), team members, known fictive kin, siblings, adopted siblings in the identification and assessment of appropriate kin.
  •  
  • Conducts relative homestudies in accordance with OAC rule and HCJFS policy; makes recommendations for approval based on assessment; completes timely assessment appropriate to urgency of need.
 
  • Conducts needs assessment with family; develops plan of support in collaboration with kinship provider, caseworker and team and arranges or ensures necessary support and services are delivered in accordance with the caregiver and family needs; serves as an advocate and point of contact for the kin caregiver.
 
  • Serves as kinship resource for casework staff; provides formal training and information regarding needs and available resources for kinship families; establishes relationships with community public and private  stakeholders which includes community advocacy and outreach in support of kinship families.
 
  • Completes activity logs and data entry into Protect Ohio database and SACWIS; completes reports as required; attends court and other meetings as necessary.
 
  • Attends necessary approved training as required.
 
  • Performs other casework related duties as assigned.
 
If you are seeking more information about this posting, please CLICK HERE
 
 
 
 
 

Deadline to Apply: 
September 27, 2021
 
Work Location:
Hamilton County Job and Family Services
222 East Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
 
Work Hours:  Full time - 80 Hours Bi-Weekly
 
Starting Salary: 
$ 18.17 - $26.19
  
 
NOTE: Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Job and Family Services are subject to background screening in accordance with the document: Inventory of Criminal Offenses Ruling Out Consideration for Hire. Convictions from this list may disqualify a candidate for employment with HCJFS.
 
 
Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification): 
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work (or Human Services related) or Master’s degree in Social Work (or Human Services related).
  • Must possess a valid driver's license issued in the state of residency.
  •  Must have the use of an insured automobile.
  • A criminal records check conducted by the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation and the FBI is required.
            
POSITIONS SUPERVISED:
None.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (*Indicates can be developed after employment)
 
Knowledge of: 
OAC/ORC as relevant to Children’s Services Practice, Children’s Services Policy and Procedure, Hamilton County Policy and Procedures, government structure and process; motivational and forensic interviewing, trauma informed practices, case management, child welfare practice; safety decision making
 
 
Skill in: 
Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Organization, Family centered, strength-based approach when engaging children and families; interpretation and application of training, instructional and procedural materials; professional in crisis and stressful situations, demonstrates proficiency in mobile technology
 
 
Ability to:
Professionally and respectfully communicate, maintain confidentiality, develop good rapport with clients,  work independently, clinically analyze and draw conclusions from information collection; understand written and verbal instructions; prepare concise and accurate written documents and reports; maintain confidentiality, work cooperatively with other agency staff, supervisors and administrators, external professionals and community partners
 
           
LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services or closely related field
  • Or Master’s degree in Social Work (or Human Services related field)
  • Must have a car, valid driver’s license issued by the state of residency and required auto liability insurance.
 
 
AGENCY-PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Degree in Social Work
  • Licensed Social Worker
 
PHYSICAL and/or MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Potential to see and/or hear traumatic events/situations
  • Drive long distances (no overnight required)
  • Frequently enter and exit motor vehicle
  • Lift and carry children, child car seats, and infant carrier and large case files
  • Stand for long periods of time, frequently climb and descend stairs
  • Significant walking to, from, and during home visits, supervised visitation, court, meetings, and other obligations
  • Sit for extended periods while working on the computer, during home visits, court hearings etc.
  • Stooping, bending, crouching
 
HAZARDOUS and/or WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Potentially dangerous situations that could involve upset or violent adults and children
  • Animals, insects, rodents in family homes
  • Unstable structures
  • Drive to and conduct home visits despite extreme temperatures and inclement weather
 
BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED:
Background checks consistent with requirements in OAC 5101:2-5-09 must be completed at employment and every ten years following, including but not limited to the following systems:  
 
  • State Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS)
  • State Child/Abuse Neglect Central Registry Check for any state in which the applicant resided within the last five years
  • Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification Investigation (BCI)
  • FBI
  • National Sex Offender Public website (WWW.NSOPW.Gov) Code 5101:2-5-09 must be conducted for each prospective employee
 
Job Duties (Summary):
  • Responds to and completes Specialized and Third-Party Assessments of child safety in response to Intake Reports of physical abuse, sexual abuse, and/or neglect of children when the maltreater is responsible for the care of a child in an out-of-home care setting (i.e. school teacher, day camp counselor, foster parent, kinship provider,  pre-finalized adoptive parent,  employee of a residential facility, licensed/approved child care provider or facility),  has access to child by virtue of his/her employment or affiliation with an institution (i.e. Boy/Girl Scout leader, athletic coach),  or has a potential conflict of interest with agency (i.e. employee, contract provider).
  • Conducts face to face interviews with children, caregivers/parents/out of home caretakers, alleged maltreaters and witnesses.  Collects pertinent collateral information from other persons, service providers, and community partners.  Consults with Utilization Management, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS), law enforcement, licensing authorities, and other collateral parties as necessary.
  • Provides recommendations relating to the ongoing use of an out of home care provider and/or conditions of corrective action. Makes licensing recommendations to licensing entities.  Completes required notifications to out of home care settings and licensing and supervising authorities.  
  • Responds to and completes Ongoing Assessments of child safety in response to Intake Reports of physical and sexual abuse, neglect, and dependency screened in on Cases receiving Ongoing case management services. Works collaboratively with Ongoing staff who have primary case responsibility. 
  • Meets mandated time frames and in accordance with federal, state and agency policy.
  • Reviews previous Children’s Services history, criminal history, court involvement and other applicable information for all individuals associated with Intake report. 
  • Conducts and engages families in face to face interviews with all children in the household of assessment, parent/caregiver(s), and alleged maltreater(s) to determine child safety.  Conducts interviews in homes, schools, hospitals, and other community settings as required.  Assessment shall include pertinent information collection from all parties regarding alleged maltreatment, surrounding circumstances, adult and child functioning, parenting practice and discipline to ensure an accurate safety determination
  • In consultation with supervisor, conducts informed response to Intake Reports, assesses and determines child safety at every contact, identifies present and impending danger threats to child safety, and determines the disposition of the Intake Report within mandatory time frames. 
  • Gathers information and analyzes parent/caregiver/placement provider protective capacities. 
  • Partners with family and/or treatment team to develop and implement safety plans (present danger and impending danger) for children determined not to be safe. 
  • When necessary, seeks medical evaluation of alleged child victims and completes referrals to law enforcement.  
  • Responsible for written documentation of assessment activities within required time frames including but not limited to Safety and Family Assessments, Ongoing and Specialized Assessments, Activity Logs, and Present Danger and Impending Danger Safety Plans. 
  • Responsible for other mandated paperwork as outlined by state regulations and agency policy.  
  • Consults with the Prosecutors office and seeks Court intervention as needed. Prepares Requests for Legal Action and provides court testimony to support Children’s Services position.  Responsible for case presentation at Dispositional Appeal Hearings and Foster Home Quality Review. Attends all relevant Dependency and Criminal Court Hearings as related to case assignments.  Participates in Child Abuse Team Meeting with Children’s Hospital Child Abuse Team when necessary.
  • Attends required training. Must attend and complete Caseworker CORE Training within first year of employment and thirty-six hours for every year thereafter.  Must attend twelve hours of Domestic Violence Training and Human Trafficking Training within first two years of employment.
  • Must be available to communicate during work hours and on emergency basis for after-hours calls; Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
 
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Deadline to Apply: October 4,  2021
 
Work Location: 
Job & Family Services
Family and Adult Assistance
222 E. Central Parkway
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
 
Work Hours:  Full Time - 80 hours biweekly. 
 
Starting Salary:  $16.73 an Hour
 
  • NOTE: Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Job and Family Services are subject to background screening in accordance with the document: "Offenses that May Disqualify Candidates for Employment." Convictions from this list may disqualify a candidate for employment with HCJFS.
 
Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification):
  • Bachelor’s degree in social services, criminal justice, human services, liberal arts, or business related field OR Associates degree in social services, human services, liberal arts, or business related field, plus 2 years experience in Child Care, Food and Nutrition Benefits, Medicaid, OWF/TANF, Workforce Development, or Workforce Investment Act Programs. 
POSITIONS SUPERVISED:
None
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (*Indicates developed after employment)
 
Knowledge of: public relations; office practices and procedures; agency policies and procedures*; government structure and process; counseling; interviewing; social sciences
(sociology, psychology, social work).
 
Ability to:  define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; transcribe dictation, make appointments; gather, collate and classify information about data, people or things; handle sensitive inquiries from and contacts with officials and general public.
 
              Skill in:  Agency networked personal computer software and program operating systems.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FACTORS:
Must have a valid drivers license issued by the state of residency, automobile liability insurance, and roadworthy car which can be used on the job
 
LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
None
 
Job Duties (Summary):
 
  • Provides services for families within a child day care system which includes protective, special needs, and targeted job, education and training components.  Interviews, assesses need, advises of community resources, explores options and explains rights and responsibilities.  Interprets federal and state regulations and local laws.   Responsible for compliance of service program with federal, state, and local laws and takes action on non-compliance.  Responsible for identification of problems and coordinating intervention for continuity of care.  Responsible for providing on-going case maintenance and responding to problems and inquiries regarding eligibility and case status for the Child Care call center. Assists families with securing and retaining appropriate child care.  
 
  • Maintains caseload by use of an integrated computerized data collection system by direct data entry which includes demographics, child profile, authorization, verification, provider search, placement tracking, progress notes, evaluations, payment issuance, payment reconciliation, due process and other supportive data for compliance with federal, state, and local requirements.  Represents agency at compliance hearings for varied funding sources.  Responsible for establishing and maintaining communication with internal department staff, community and governmental agencies.  Responsible for establishing and maintaining communication with internal department staff; including Children's Services, Income Maintenance, and Child Support, as well as community and governmental agencies. Clears SETS for Child Support income and non-custodial parent demographic information.  Clears CRIS-E/Ohio Benefits Worker Portal for public assistance eligibility and notifies appropriate parties of disparity in information.
 
  • Participates on departmental special projects, provides feedback on relevant practices and procedures, and provides support as an agency representative for public speaking requests and staff orientation programs as needed.  Attends necessary conferences and training sessions.  
 
  • Attends necessary meetings as required.
 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
 
BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED:
* SACWIS
*State Child/Abuse Neglect Central Registry Check for any state in which the applicant resided within the last five years,
*Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification Investigation (BCI)
*FBI
*National Sex Offender   
 
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Open Until Filled
 
Work Location:
Hamilton County Job and Family Services
222 East Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
 
Work Hours:  Full Time - 80 Hours Bi-Weekly
 
Starting Salary: 
$83,345.60 annually
  
 
NOTE: Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Job and Family Services are subject to background screening in accordance with the document: Inventory of Criminal Offenses Ruling Out Consideration for Hire. Convictions from this list may disqualify a candidate for employment with HCJFS.
 
 
Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification): 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Special Education, Therapeutic Recreation, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Human Services (including a clinical practicum of at least one (1) year),  Mental Health Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, Pastoral Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Public Administration, Business Administration  or other closely related field etc.) from an accredited college or university; AND
  • Seven (7) years administrative/managerial experience.
AGENCY-PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW)
  • Masters in Social Work or Counseling
 
Job Duties (Summary):
  • Manages and directs the day-to-day operations and clinical oversight of Intake Screening & After Hours Response, Assessments and Ongoing casework units including alternative response and prevention services in accordance with ORC, OAC and the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA);
  • Provides direct supervision to Section Chiefs, ensuring consistent casework practice standards under a framework of  safety, well- being, and permanency with an emphasis on family preservation and prevention, prioritizing least restrictive placement and specifically kin when  out of home care is necessary to ensure child safety; Ensures family engagement practices highlight parental strengths: connecting families to supports and interventions to improve protective factors, promote resilience and  capacity to parent their children on their own;
  • Ensures prompt, professional and compassionate delivery of culturally relevant, trauma informed, family centered child welfare practices; Ensures equity, addresses implicit bias and confirmation bias; Acts to monitor and safely reduce the overall number of children in HCJFS custody and congregate care settings ensuring specific focus on reducing the disproportionality of children of color in care;
  • Serves as point of contact for Intake & Screening, Assessment and Ongoing cases providing clinical analysis to Children’s Services Director and HCJFS Director; Makes recommendations to the Children’s Services Director and HCJFS Director regarding performance improvement activities to ensure the quality of service is consistent with established standards; Makes recommendations to remedy identified impediments;
  • Position requires independent judgment and critical thinking, continuous evaluation to improve operations and service delivery to families, high adaptability and flexibility. Growth mindset with orientation to learning.  
 
  • Establishes, analyzes, interprets, and evaluates agency-wide program policy, procedures and objectives to maintain agency functions and responsibilities at optimum level; Works collaboratively and in partnership with all community partners and key stakeholders to continually evaluate and improve policy, practices and outcomes for families; Develops area objectives and develops strategies for implementation;
  • Utilizes performance metrics to measure the organization's activities, behavior and performance (i.e., safety, time, cost, resources, scope, quality, and actions); Continually assesses and recommends necessary organizational changes to successfully implement practice improvements; Makes recommendations to Children’s Services Director for systemic solutions to identified organizational problems;
  • Acts as a catalyst for identified program change and innovation; Studies existing processes and develops a program process plan to identify current workflow steps, highlighting efficiencies and inefficiencies impacting the outcomes; Uses data to establish standards and benchmarks for practice improvement; monitors progress, eliminates barriers.
  • Focuses activities on safety decision making, family engagement, racial equity and prevention services, ensuring responsiveness to client and family needs; Leads and coordinates implementation a safety decision making practice with emphasis on prevention efforts; establishes benchmarks, fidelity measures and ensures compliance; Utilizes resources to achieve enhanced safety decision making and effective casework practices;
  • Conducts targeted case reviews, and provides direct case work consultation to Children’s Services section chiefs and supervisors; Monitors casework process, timeliness and case outcomes;
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws and rules; Ensures management and staff compliance in meeting state regulations and timeframes and managing child safety;
  • Consults with ODJFS staff regarding state and federal directives and contract compliance for proper interpretation and implementation within HCJFS; Sets priorities for assigned ODJFS requirements, program area standards and allocates resources accordingly; Attends regional and state ODJFS and state association meetings as called, receiving information about and interpretation of new material or changes in current material; Directs questions to ODJFS staff regarding directives for clarification and interpretation;
 
  • Performs strategic role in Children’s Services planning and budget process; Makes recommendations to strengthen workforce, improve retention and casework competency, child safety, well-being and permanency outcomes; Collaborates on interagency projects and initiatives, services and workforce development and retention strategies.
  • Hires, transfers, suspends, layoffs, recalls, promotes, discharges, assigns, rewards or disciplines employees as needed, to responsibly direct them, to adjust their grievances or to effectively recommend such actions, with all preceding requiring independent judgment; Approves time off requests;
  • Provides supervision and consultation with Intake Screening & Afterhours, Assessment, and Ongoing Section Chiefs; Oversees evaluation of Children’s Services supervisors that report to Section Chiefs in chain of command; 
 
  • Attends and conducts meetings; coordinates and manages inter-agency projects; strengthens collaboration between agencies and the community; explains policies and programs; responds to telephone and written inquiries and complaints.
 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
  • Attends conferences and training. attends conferences and related training outside agency to improve agency functioning and efficiency.
  • POSITIONS SUPERVISED:
CHS Managers with responsibility for all positions in Intake Screening & After-Hours Response, Assessment and Ongoing
 
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (*Indicates can be developed after employment)
 
Knowledge of:  management; public relations; motivational interviewing techniques; local and national child welfare practices, procedures and trends; ORC/OAC and local rules; child abuse/neglect assessment techniques; mental health service systems; community resources*; case management; agency and/or community counseling programs and services specific to area; federal and state regulations governing delivery of services; agency policies and procedures; Human Services computer systems*; SACWIS, JCMS, CLEAR, Office 365, Microsoft TEAMS; Social Work Principles;
   
Skill in:  management; organizational leadership; nationally recognized safety decision making principles; clinical assessment; metrics measurement; independent judgment; case management; understand and practice facilitative leadership; developing a situational leadership plan; balance advocacy and information collection skills to achieve quality safety decisions; make decisions based on assessment of each situation, its context, and the people involved; strength focused conversations; emotional intelligence; decode complex people issues; trauma focused treatment and care; enhance managerial tools and processes to improve the performance of others; professional development; critical thinking
   
Ability to: motivate and inspire teams to learn, achieve an sustain change; render concise decisions quickly; recognize unusual or threatening conditions and take appropriate  emergency action; define problems, collect data, establish facts & draw valid conclusions; prepare & deliver speeches before specialized audiences & general public; handle sensitive telephone & face-to-face inquiries & contacts with general  public & government officials; manage diversity and organizational change; function as a team member, be creative, and willing to take appropriate risks; exercise sound judgment and discretion; appropriately delegate tasks and projects; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; calculate decimals, fractions, and percentages; work well under pressure; work cooperatively with peers, subordinates and supervisors; provide direction, supervision and oversight to members of team.
 
PHYSICAL and/or MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Working at a computer extensively for eight (8) hours or more per day
  • Remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time.
HAZARDOUS and/or WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • None
BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED:
Background checks consistent with requirements in OAC 5101:2-5-09 must be completed at employment and every ten years following, including but not limited to the following systems:
  • SACWIS
  • State Child/Abuse Neglect Central Registry Check for any state in which the applicant resided within the last five years,
  • Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification Investigation (BCI)
  • FBI
  • National Sex Offender Public website (WWW.NSOPW.Gov) Code 5101:2-5-09 must be conducted for each prospective employee
 
 
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Open Until Filled
 
Work Location:
Hamilton County Job and Family Services
222 East Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
 
Work Hours:  Full Time - 80 Hours Bi-Weekly
 
Starting Salary: 
$83,345.60 annually  
 
NOTE: Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Job and Family Services are subject to background screening in accordance with the document: Inventory of Criminal Offenses Ruling Out Consideration for Hire. Convictions from this list may disqualify a candidate for employment with HCJFS.
 
Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification): 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Special Education, Therapeutic Recreation, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Human Services (including a clinical practicum of at least one (1) year),  Mental Health Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, Pastoral Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Public Administration, Business Administration  or other closely related field etc.) from an accredited college or university; AND
  • Seven (7) years administrative/managerial experience.
AGENCY-PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Masters in Social Work or MBA
 
Job Duties (Summary)
  • Manages and directs the day-to-day operations of Permanency, Kinship Engagement, Utilization Management, Family Resources, Educational Programs, Multi-System program areas; Plans and administers high-quality program and service areas responsible for direct service provision and contracted resources in accordance with ORC, OAC and the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA);
  • Provides system of care to support Children’s Services outcomes associated to safety, well- being, permanency prevention services, internal workforce, and practice outcomes;
  • Provides direct supervision to Section Chiefs and Program Directors, with an emphasis on family preservation and prevention, prioritizing kin when out of home care is necessary for child safety, and permanency for children;
  • Develops and sustains a high quality comprehensive system of supports and programs responding to  the needs of families and highlighting parental strengths: connecting families to supports and interventions to improve protective factors, promote resiliency and  capacity to parent their children on their own, reduces reliance on congregate care consistent with Family First Preventions Services (FFPSA);   
  • Ensures prompt, professional and compassionate delivery of culturally relevant, trauma informed, family centered child welfare practices; Ensures equity, addresses implicit bias and confirmation bias; Acts to monitor and safely reduce the overall number of children in HCJFS custody and congregate care settings ensuring specific focus on reducing the disproportionality of children of color in care;
 
  • Engages with all community partners and key stakeholders to continually evaluate and improve policy, practices and outcomes for families;
  • Works in collaboration with all program and service delivery areas to implement a safety practice and prevention model; Establishes benchmarks, fidelity measures and ensures compliance.
  • Acts as a catalyst for identified program change and innovation; Studies existing processes and develops a program process plan to identify current workflow steps, highlighting efficiencies and inefficiencies impacting the outcomes;
  • Uses data to establish standards and benchmarks  for practice improvement; Monitors  progress, eliminates barriers and inefficiencies; Ensures prompt, efficient and compassionate response to internal and external customers; Monitors findings, patterns and makes recommendations to remedy identified impediments; Monitors implementation of new programs, changes, and recommendations;
  • Monitors performance of cases and serves as point of contact for Permanency cases and any associated case specialties to Children Services Director; Implements productive leadership styles; Coordinates inter-agency projects with child welfare and mental health service systems to increase safety and permanency for children; Provides case work consultation to Children’s Services section chief’s and directors.
 
  • Performs strategic role in Children’s Services planning and budget process, and specific program functions/initiatives;
  • Hires, transfers, suspends, layoffs, recalls, promotes, discharges, assigns, rewards or disciplines employees as needed, to responsibly direct them, to adjust their grievances or to effectively recommend such actions, with all preceding requiring independent judgment; Approves time off requests;
  • Provides supervision and consultation to Permanency Section Chief and Multi-Systems, Kinship Engagement, UM, Educational Program, and Family Resources Directors; Oversees evaluation of Children’s Services supervisors that report to Section Chief and Directors in chain of command;
  • Ensures management and staff compliance in meeting standards and timely response in managing child safety; 
 
  • Utilizes performance metrics to measure the organization's activities, behavior and performance (i.e., safety, time, cost, resources, scope, quality, and actions) focusing on the performance against customer requirements and value;
  • Continually assesses and recommends necessary organizational changes to successfully implement practice improvements; Establishes, analyzes, interprets and evaluates agency-wide program policy, procedures and objectives to maintain agency functions and responsibilities at optimum level;
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, local laws and rules and all contract requirements and standards;
  • Implements strategies to integrate best protection service delivery to families and casework staff; Utilizes resources to achieve efficient and effective case work practices;
  • Sets priorities for assigned program area and allocates resources accordingly; Develops and manages necessary reports and forms; Utilizes computer in performance of duties; Manages case records to ensure confidentiality; 
 
  • Reviews contracts and ensure specifications are met per contract;
  • Holds monthly or quarterly meetings with contractors to ensure alignment and compliance with specific models as applicable;
  • Provides oversight to the development to a comprehensive program to the safety model including services delivery in Kinship, UM, Educational Programs, Family Resources, Multi-Systems Director, and Permanency;
  • Consults with ODJFS staff regarding state and federal directives and contract compliance for proper interpretation and implementation within HCJFS; Consults with contract providers regarding directives and compliance with contracts.
  • Conducts case application and fidelity reviews to ensure continued growth and alignment with enhanced safety decision making and support of Children’s Services casework practice;
 
  • Attends and conducts meetings; maintains liaison with public officials, private agencies, and general public; coordinates and manages inter-agency projects; strengthens collaboration between agencies; may orient and counsel new professional personnel; explains policies and programs; responds to telephone and written inquiries and complaints.
 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Attends conferences and training
  • POSITIONS SUPERVISED:
Permanency Section Chief, Multi-Systems Director, Family Resources Director, Educational Program Director, UM Director, Kinship Engagement Director
 
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (*Indicates can be developed after employment)
 
Knowledge of:  management; public relations; motivational interviewing techniques; local and national child welfare practices, procedures and trends; ORC/OAC and local rules; child abuse/neglect assessment techniques; mental health service systems; community resources*; case management; agency and/or community counseling programs and services specific to area; federal and state regulations governing delivery of services; agency policies and procedures; Human Services computer systems*; SACWIS, JCMS, CLEAR, Office 365, Microsoft TEAMS; project management
   
Skill in:  management; organizational leadership; nationally recognized safety decision making principles; clinical assessment; metrics measurement; independent judgment; case management; understand and practice facilitative leadership; developing a situational leadership plan; balance advocacy and information collection skills to achieve quality safety decisions; make decisions based on assessment of each situation, its context, and the people involved; strength focused conversations; emotional intelligence; decode complex people issues; trauma focused treatment and care; enhance managerial tools and processes to improve the performance of others; professional development; critical thinking; organization
   
Ability to: motivate and inspire teams to learn, achieve an sustain change; render concise decisions quickly; recognize unusual or threatening conditions and take appropriate  emergency action; define problems, collect data, establish facts & draw valid conclusions; prepare & deliver speeches before specialized audiences & general public; handle sensitive telephone & face-to-face inquiries & contacts with general  public & government officials; manage diversity and organizational change; function as a team member, be creative, and willing to take appropriate risks; exercise sound judgment and discretion; appropriately delegate tasks and projects; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; calculate decimals, fractions, and percentages; work well under pressure; work cooperatively with peers, subordinates and supervisors; provide direction, supervision and oversight to members of team.
 
PHYSICAL and/or MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Working at a computer extensively for eight (8) hours or more per day
  • Remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time.
HAZARDOUS and/or WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • None
BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED:
Background checks consistent with requirements in OAC 5101:2-5-09 must be completed at employment and every ten years following, including but not limited to the following systems:
  • SACWIS
  • State Child/Abuse Neglect Central Registry Check for any state in which the applicant resided within the last five years,
  • Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification Investigation (BCI)
  • FBI
National Sex Offender Public website (WWW.NSOPW.Gov) Code 5101:2-5-09 must be conducted for each prospective employee.  
 
 
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Work Location: 
Job & Family Services
Family and Adult Assistance
222 E. Central Parkway
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Work Hours:  Full Time - 80 hours biweekly
Starting Salary:  $16.73 per hour
NOTE: Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Job and Family Services are subject to background screening in accordance with the document: "Offenses that May Disqualify Candidates for Employment." Convictions from this list may disqualify a candidate for employment with HCJFS.
Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification):
  • Associate degree or the equivalent of an associate degree (at least ninety-four (94) quarter credit hours or the equivalent in semester/trimester hours) with at least one three (3) hours course in each of the following:  interviewing,  office/information technology, basic mathematics, public relations, communications and nine (9) credit hours in English which must include basic grammar, writing skills and composition or two (2) years experience in public contact work involving interviewing and collecting, organizing, analyzing and interpreting complex data; or equivalent. All candidates must be able to demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal relations skills.
Job Duties (Summary):
  • Interviews applicants/recipients to determine their eligibility for public assistance (i.e., TANF, Medicaid, nursing home, supplemental and emergency assistance, foster care; all public assistance programs including food stamps) through office or home visits; computes applicants budget; verifies all documentation submitted to support request for assistance in accordance with public assistance guidelines; approves or denies applications; explains to recipients their rights, income maintenance procedures and other available welfare services; refers applicants and recipients to other welfare units, community and/or government agencies when appropriate (i.e., social services, Bureau of Employment Services, Social Security.
 
  • Receives and investigates complaints concerning lost, stolen or undelivered assistance checks; prepares and maintains case records regarding applicant/recipient eligibility status for assistance programs to include address changes; household composition, assistance needs, resources and income and other necessary entries; prepares notification letters informing recipients of suspension, reduction or termination of assistance; prepares and refers form to investigation unit to report cases of suspected fraud or over-issuance; assists applicants and recipients in completing assistance or hearing appeal forms; appears with client in hearings or prepares summaries and appears in hearings upon request; processes corrections in cases identified by quality control; answers routine inquiries either by telephone or correspondence; completes special data assignments.
 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Attends necessary training as required.
 
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Work Location: 
Job & Family Services
Family and Adult Assistance
222 E. Central Parkway
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Work Hours:  Full Time - 80 hours biweekly
Starting Salary:  $16.73 per hour (qualifies for a 5% pay supplement)
NOTE: Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Job and Family Services are subject to background screening in accordance with the document: "Offenses that May Disqualify Candidates for Employment." Convictions from this list may disqualify a candidate for employment with HCJFS.
Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification):
  • Associate degree or the equivalent of an associate degree (at least ninety-four (94) quarter credit hours or the equivalent in semester/trimester hours) with at least one three (3) hours course in each of the following:  interviewing,  office/information technology, basic mathematics, public relations, communications and nine (9) credit hours in English which must include basic grammar, writing skills and composition or two (2) years experience in public contact work involving interviewing and collecting, organizing, analyzing and interpreting complex data; or equivalent. All candidates must be able to demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal relations skills.
POSITION QUALIFIES FOR A 5 PERCENT (5%) PAY SUPPLEMENT
Applicants will need to pass a two-tier proficiency test (in a specific language) to be authorized as bilingual and to be eligible for consideration for a designated bilingual supplement.
 
POSITIONS SUPERVISEDNone
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES(*Indicates developed after employment)
 
Knowledge of: budgeting; human relations, office practices and procedures; agency policies and procedures*; interviewing, community services.
 
Ability to: carry out detailed but basic written and oral instructions; deal with problems involving several variables in a familiar context; apply principles to solve practical everyday problems; define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusion; add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers; comprehend short sentences with basic, concrete vocabulary; maintain accurate records; gather, collate, and classify information about data, people, or things, answer routine telephone inquires from public; operate within a teamwork approach to achieve unit goals; efficiently interpret between parties in real-time;  
fluently speak, read, write, and understand language other than English (Spanish, ASL, etc.); utilize internal and exernal resources to assist LEP (Limited English Proficient) applicants;
 
Skill in: agency networked personal computer software and program operating systems;   communicating language other than English (Spanish, ASL, etc.).
 
LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSNone
Job Duties (Summary):
  • Interviews LEP (Limited English Proficient) applicants/recipients to determine their eligibility for public assistance, including, but not limited to, Ohio Works First, Medicaid, nursing home, supplemental and emergency assistance, foster care, food, medical and financial assistance, through office, telephone or home visits (provide services in written and oral translation); computes budgets; verifies all documentation submitted to support request for assistance in accordance with public assistance guidelines; approves or denies applications; explains to participants their rights, income maintenance procedures and other available welfare services; refers applicants and recipients to other welfare units, community and/or government agencies when appropriate (i.e., child care, work activity programs, social services, Bureau of Employment Services, Social Security, etc.); collects comprehensive and complete data and enters such into applicable state and local systems; processes changes to cases that occur in between interviews, including, but not limited to initiating sanctions, reviewing new hire matches, adding individuals to case, process mail, etc.
 
  • Receives and investigates complaints concerning lost, stolen or undelivered assistance checks; prepares and maintains case records regarding applicant/recipient eligibility status for assistance programs to include address changes; household composition, assistance needs, resources and income and other necessary entries; prepares notification letters informing recipients of suspension, reduction or termination of assistance; prepares and refers form to investigation unit to report cases of suspected fraud or over-issuance; processes CRISE alerts; assists applicants and recipients in completing assistance or hearing appeal forms; appears with client in hearings or prepares summaries and appears in hearings upon request; processes corrections in cases identified by quality control; answers routine inquiries either by telephone or correspondence; trouble shoots and/or resolves data system inconsistencies; completes special data assignments.
 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Attends necessary training as required.

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Work Location:  
Job & Family Services 
222 E. Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Work Hours:  Full Time – 80 hours biweekly (Hours of work include evenings, overnights, and 24-hour coverage on weekends and holidays. 
Starting Salary: $18.17/hourly (plus 10% shift differential)
NOTE: Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Job and Family Services are subject to background screening in accordance with the document: "Offenses that May Disqualify Candidates for Employment." Convictions from this list may disqualify a candidate for employment with HCJFS.
Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification): 
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work (or Human Services related) or Master’s degree in Social Work (or Human Services related). Must possess a valid driver's license issued in the state of residency. Must have the use of an insured automobile. A criminal records check conducted by the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation and the FBI is required.
POSITIONS SUPERVISEDNone
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (*Indicates can be developed after employment)
 
Knowledge of: 
ORC/OAC as relevant to Children’s Services Practice, Intake & Screening Policy and Procedure*; office practices and procedures; agency policies and procedures; government structure and process;* interviewing; child welfare practices and procedures; safety decision making.
 
 
Skill in: 
Strength based approach when engaging children and families; interpretation and application of training, instructional and procedural materials; professionally handling crisis and stressful situations.
 
 
Ability to:
Professionally and respectfully communicate, analyze and draw conclusion from informed information collection, understand manuals and verbal instructions technical in nature; prepare meaningful, concise and accurate written reports; handle sensitive inquiries from and contacts with officials and general public; maintain confidentially, work cooperatively with other agency staff and supervisors.
 
           
LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must have a car, valid driver’s license issued by the state of residency, and required auto liability insurance.
  • Must have cell phone availability during working hours (Cell phone stipend eligible)
 
 
PHYSICAL and/or MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Lift and carry children, child car seats, and/or infant carrier;
  • Frequently walk to and from court;
Job Duties (Summary):
 
  • Completes intake assessment of reports alleging child maltreatment by telephone and/or face-to-face contact. Collects sufficient information regarding the alleged maltreatment, surrounding circumstances, adult and child functioning, parenting practices and discipline. Utilizes interpersonal skills to professionally and respectfully engage each individual in sharing behaviorally-specific and detailed information. Responsible for information collection through hospitals, law enforcement, etc. to complete an assessment of child safety. Completes intake assessment on reports of elder abuse and/or neglect by telephone and face to face contact.  Researches previous agency history, criminal history, court involvement and other applicable information providing a comprehensive summary for all individuals associated with report.  Maintain written documentation of assessment activities. Clinically evaluates information obtained creating a screening recommendation by identifying the presence or absence of Present or Impending Danger threats or  alleged maltreatment and/or a need for agency involvement.  Review presence or absence of safety threat(s) in consultation with Intake Supervisor. Implement  necessary safety intervention when applicable. Prepares Request for Legal Action and provides court testimony.
 
  • Responds in the field in accordance with the priority of the report and mandated time frames.  Conducts face to face interviews with all children in the household of assessment, parent/caregiver(s) and alleged maltreater(s) to make a decision regarding child safety. Assessment shall include pertinent information collection from all parties regarding alleged maltreatment, surrounding circumstances, adult and child functioning, parenting practices, and discipline to ensure an accurate safety determination. Visits are conducted in homes, schools, hospitals, and other community settings as required.
 
  • Completes appropriate jurisdictional referrals to other Public Child Welfare agencies or law enforcement agencies as required.
 
  • Performs other related duties as required. Attends required training and unit meetings.
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Open Until Filled
 
Work Location:  
Job & Family Services 
222 E. Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
 
Work Hours:  Full Time – 80 hours biweekly (This is a 24 hour operation that requires a shift rotation among 3 supervisors that includes some holidays and afternoon, evening and weekend coverage).
 
Starting Salary: $28.75 an hour + 25% shift differential
 
NOTE: Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Job and Family Services are subject to background screening in accordance with the document: Inventory of Criminal Offenses Ruling Out Consideration for Hire. Convictions from this list automatically disqualify a candidate for employment with HCJFS.
 
Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification):   
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services, Psychology, Special Education, Therapeutic Recreation, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Public Administration or other closely related field (i.e. those fields that involve the provision of direct services and the assumption of case responsibility, with training in social work, psychology, psychiatric nursing, psychiatry, mental health counseling, rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling, and/or marriage and family therapy, etc.) from an accredited college or university; AND
  • Three (3) years of related direct service and administrative experience.
ESSENTIAL JOB FACTORS:  Must undergo a background via the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation (BCI).
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (*Indicates developed after employment)
 
Knowledge of: supervision; employee training and development; case management; psychology and/or human behavior; sociology or social work; available community resources specific to area in which employed; federal and state regulations specific to area in which employed; federal and state regulations specific to program services delivered; agency policies and procedures*, manpower planning*, treatment team concepts, interviewing.
 
Ability to: define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions; deal with large number of variables and determine specific course of action; review and critique cases and approve or disapprove and make recommendations; write instructions, specifications, training materials; gather, collate and classify data; establish goals, objectives, policies and procedures; recognize unusual or threatening conditions and take appropriate emergency action; handle sensitive inquires and contacts; prepare and deliver speeches before general audience; write accurate reports; establish friendly atmosphere as supervisor of work unit.
 
LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
 
           None
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FACTORS
 
Must have cell phone availability during working hours-Cell phone stipend eligible.
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
 

             Master’s Degree in Social 

 
Job Duties (Summary):
 
  • This is a supervisory position requiring independent judgement and responsibility for directing subordinates, assigning duties to subordinates, disciplining subordinates when necessary and making recommendations on hiring, suspending, terminating and rewarding employees.  This position shares responsibility for the function of the daytime 241- KIDS unit.  This includes sharing supervision of the same staff.  Supervises Children’s Services workers assigned to the After-Hour Unit as well as day staff when required.  Assists the on-duty workers in both routine and emergency situations.  Provides consultation and assistance on all placement cases at night or whenever needed.  Responsible for direct supervision of staff which includes planning for orientation and on-going training.  Instructs workers in child welfare practices as well as adult protective capacities and availability of in-house and community services.  Sets up work schedules, reviews follow-up procedures, coordinates referrals from unit to proper agency personnel, evaluates worker’s job performance.  Answers 241- KIDS and 421- LIFE lines and responds appropriately to caller.  Writes and prioritizes reports of abuse, neglect, dependency, adult exploitation; makes referrals as necessary; etc.
  • Formulates and implements a comprehensive after-hours emergency services program which is a component of a broader program of intake services for families and children. Coordinates unit activities with those of other services units, including Investigations.  Provides coverage in the absence of other 241-KIDS supervisors (Day or After-Hours).
  • Participates in conferences, seminars, meetings with other agency personnel, police, courts and hospital staffs.  Maintains various records and files reports.
  • Attends necessary training as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
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Work Location:  
Job & Family Services 
222 E. Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Work Hours:  80 hours biweekly 
Starting Salary: $58,988.80 annually
NOTE: Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Job and Family Services are subject to background screening in accordance with the document: "Offenses that May Disqualify Candidates for Employment." Convictions from this list may disqualify a candidate for employment with HCJFS.
Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification): 
  • Bachelor Degree in information Science or related field from an accredited college or university; AND Two (2) years of experience in programming/ application development or as a Software Developer, Systems Analyst OR
  • Associate Degree in information Science or related field from an accredited college or university; AND Four (4) years of experience in programming/ application development or as a Software Developer, Systems Analyst
 
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: 
None
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (*Indicates developed after employment)
 
 
Knowledge of:  knowledge in one or more of the following: SQL, APEX, JAVA, Enterprise Content Management (ECM)/Business Process Management (BPM); operation of computer hardware and peripheral equipment; computer programming; data and file structure; agency policies and procedures.* 
 
Ability to:  define problems, collect data, establish facts & draw valid conclusions; interpret extensive variety of technical material; interview job applicants effectively; understand manuals and verbal instructions, technical in nature; write and/or modify, test and debug full range of computer programs using high level languages; prepare meaningful, concise and accurate reports; gather, collate and classify information about data, people or things; cooperate with co-workers on group project; work independently as well as a part of a team.
 
Skill in: SQL/PLSQL; Java/J2EE development; use of CSS, HTML, XML, JavaScript, Web Services (WSDL/SOAP/UDDI); Oracle ADF Framework, specifically JDeveloper 11g, Task flows, ADF Faces, ADF Business Components, ADF security, Templates, and integration with web services; deploying n-tier Enterprise/Web Applications under Oracle WebLogic; gathering requirements and designing, developing, testing and debugging applications; communication; organization; being detail and goal-oriented; being self-directed.
 
 
LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
None
 
Preferred Qualifications:
 
Knowledge of:  knowledge in one or more of the following: SQL, APEX, JAVA, Enterprise Content Management (ECM)/Business Process Management (BPM); operation of computer hardware and peripheral equipment; computer programming; data and file structure; agency policies and procedures.* 
 
Skill in: SQL/PLSQL; Java/J2EE development; use of CSS, HTML, XML, JavaScript, Web Services (WSDL/SOAP/UDDI); Oracle ADF Framework, specifically JDeveloper 11g, Task flows, ADF Faces, ADF Business Components, ADF security, Templates, and integration with web services; deploying n-tier Enterprise/Web Applications under Oracle WebLogic; gathering requirements and designing, developing, testing and debugging applications; communication; organization; being detail and goal-oriented; being self-directed.
 
Job Duties (Summary):
  • Creates and customizes application programs designed around the specific needs and requests of clients.  Responsible for the creation of solutions using the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) which includes, but is not limited to, requirements analysis, application design, software prototyping, implementation, testing, training and deployment.    
     
    Provides accurate, quality analyses of new program applications. Consults with management to determine goals and objectives and talks with clients to determine their needs and clarify program objectives. 
     
    Develops specifications, identifies inputs and formats the output to meet users needs.  Creates and customizes application programs designed around the specific requests of clients.
     
    Prepares reports on solutions.  Writes documentation to describe development, logic, coding and corrections. Creates instruction manuals and/or help screens describing installation and operating procedures.
     

    Coordinates user testing and provides training on program applications.  Creates networks of application users within or across the organization

 
  • Maintains programs and creates necessary upgrades.  Accountable for handling client maintenance requests to update, repair, modify and/or expand existing applications.  Applies knowledge effectively to research, troubleshoot and resolve production support issues.  Maintains documentation as necessary for operational and security audits.
 
  • Acts as a resource to other Information Systems staff.   Assists in the design and coding of intricate subroutines, procedures and advanced programming techniques.  Contributes to the orientation and training of Information Systems personnel.
 
  • Serves on or chairs various departmental committees to recommend standard or procedural changes.
 
  • Evaluates, proposes and oversees the implementation of approved hardware and software.
 
  • Keeps up-to-date with software and technology trends.  Utilizes expertise of computer hardware and software along with the knowledge of different computer languages.  Attends training classes or seminars as needed to maintain understanding of current and evolving technology.
 
  • Assumes the role and responsibilities of a Project Manager for brief periods in his/her absence or for the duration of an assigned project.  Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
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Deadline to Apply: 
October 4, 2021

 

Work Location:
Hamilton County Job & Family Services
222 E. Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202

 

Work Hours:  
80 hours biweekly

 

Starting Salary: 
$18.48 - $25.13 hourly

 

NOTE: Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Job and Family Services are subject to background screening in accordance with the document: Inventory of Criminal Offenses Ruling Out Consideration for Hire. Convictions from this list may disqualify a candidate for employment with HCJFS.

 

Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification):   
  • Completion of Associates core program in social or behavioral science
  • 18 months experience in delivery of social work or related services in government, community, or private human services agency
  • OR Completion of undergraduate core program in social or behavioral science
  • 12 months experience in delivery of social work or related services in governmental, community, or private human services agency
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for the degree requirements above.
BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED:
Background checks consistent with requirements in OAC 5101:2-5-09 must be completed at employment and every ten years following, including but not limited to the following systems:
  • SACWIS
  • State Child/Abuse Neglect Central Registry Check for any state in which the applicant resided within the last five years,
  • Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification Investigation (BCI)
  • FBI
  • National Sex Offender Public website (WWW.NSOPW.Gov) Code 5101:2-5-09 must be conducted for each prospective employee
Job Duties (Summary):
  • Serves as Match Committee (MC) facilitator and facilitate weekly MC and Pre Adoptive Staffings. Manages all aspects of MC activities including ensuring timely and accurate documentation is gathered and disseminated for each match agenda and meets established OAC and HCJFS guidelines.   All duties conducted in accordance with the Consent decree and Corrective Action Resolution Plan and HCJFS Match Protocol.  Completes all OAC mandated match documentation in SACWIS.  Digitally records all match proceedings.  Maintains electronic record of Match Committee voting process;   coordinates Match Committee meetings by permanent teams members (Section Chiefs, community representatives, ProKids, etc.
 
  • Assists in developing procedures to monitor and improve Match Committee; provides training and consultation regarding answers inquiries, secures information; participates in individual and group supervision.
 
  • Maintains and completes all required paperwork; maintains Match Committee meeting files including Signature pages of attendees, voting ballots,  recordings and meeting minutes/reports; prepares and distributes written summary to all family conference participants documenting the plan for the child; collects and maintains a database of Match Committee.
 
  • Attends necessary training as required.
 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
POSITIONS SUPERVISED:
 
None
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (*Indicates developed after employment)
 
Knowledge of:   facilitation, mediation, conflict resolution, child welfare case management; psychology and/or human behavior or social work group dynamics; available community resources specific to area in which employed; federal and state regulations specific to program services
 
delivered; agency policies and procedures related to semi annual reviews, child custody and legal aspects of child welfare; interviewing; public speaking.
 
Ability to:   define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; gather, collate and classify information about data, people, and things; establish rapport with program participants and/or program recipients; prepare meaningful, concise, and accurate reports; deal with a large number of variables and determine specific course of action; handle sensitive inquiries and contacts; mediate conflicts between participants; engage families, providers, community; reinforce family centered practice standards with Family and Children’s Services casework staff.   
 
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Deadline to Apply:  September 27, 2021
Work Location:
Hamilton County Job & Family Services
222 E. Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Work Hours:  full time 80 hours biweekly
Starting Salary: $20.70 an hour
NOTE: Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Job and Family Services are subject to background screening in accordance with the document: Inventory of Criminal Offenses Ruling Out Consideration for Hire. Convictions from this list may disqualify a candidate for employment with HCJFS.
Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification): 
  • Associate degree in computer science/electronics OR three (3) years of directly related experience in PC technical support
  • working knowledge and/or experience with a variety of business software packages including Windows operating systems or MS Office suite applications
  • must obtain Comp TIA A+ Certification upon completion of probationary period
  • must hold a valid driver’s license in state of residence and current insurance.
POSITIONS SUPERVISEDNone
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (*Indicates can be developed after employment)
 
Knowledge of: 
Agency policies and procedures*, a variety of business software including Windows 10, MS Office applications, networking, and e-mail.
 
 
Skill in: 
Define technical problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; interpret extensive variety of technical material; understand manuals and verbal instructions; prepare meaningful, concise and accurate reports; work independently and with a team; communicate effectively; collaborate effectively and efficiently with co-workers on group projects
 
 
Ability to:
Installing, maintaining, customizing, and operating personal computers, MFDs, copiers, and printers (includes troubleshooting these devices) and in using mobile technology; providing excellent customer service.
 
 
AGENCY-PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience in Mobile Management using programs such as Microsoft InTune, AirWatch, etc. Familiarity with mobile devices such as iPhone 6s and up, Android operating systems.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft products such as Surface Pro LTE and Surface Pro laptops.
 
PHYSICAL and/or MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be able to maintain a flexible schedule and willing to work overtime as needed.
  • Must be willing to support agency satellite offices as needed and assigned. 
  • Required to carry a cell phone. 
  • Ability to lift items weighing up to 50 pounds.
 
  Job Duties (Summary):   
  • Acts as a liaison between Information Systems and its customers, providing first and second tier technical support to determine corrective action on reported problems with software, personal computers, mobile devices, peripherals, MFDs, and stand-alone printers, fax machines, and copiers. Reviews and analyzes user requests for software upgrades, relocations and removal of new and existing equipment. Serves as a liaison with our network administrators, developers, and other user areas to maintain appropriate services.
  •  Responsible for installing, testing, and repairing peripheral equipment (e.g. monitors, hard drives, interface cards, modems, printers, etc.) and configuring PC based application and operating system software. Works with vendors to resolve repair calls and defective equipment. Assists with the issuance and tracking of mobile devices. Ensures consistent record keeping of equipment using our in-house databases which can include scanning and indexing documents.
  • Assists with one-on-one and small group technical training. Participates in training to stay current with technology and customer service.   Provides Help desk coverage as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Attends conferences and training
 
 
BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED:
Background checks consistent with requirements in OAC 5101:2-5-09 must be completed at employment and every ten years following, including but not limited to the following systems:   
  • SACWIS
  • State Child/Abuse Neglect Central Registry Check for any state in which the applicant resided within the last five years,
  • Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification Investigation (BCI)
  • FBI
  • National Sex Offender Registry Search 
 
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