Sunday , February 5 2023


Website State of Arizona

Job Description:

At the Arizona Department of Child Safety (“DCS”), we call ourselves “compassioneers” because everything we do is done with a compassionate heart. We work tirelessly to protect children, reunify families, ensure safe living environments and prevent unnecessary trauma. As an agency, we are proud to be a pillar of strength for our communities, and proud to do work each day that makes an impact on the world around us every day.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducting investigations regarding a child abuse report
  • Documenting client activity and completing reports
  • Preparing case plans
  • Assessing child safety and risk
  • Identifying supports and resources to help children remain safely at home
  • Facilitating removal and arrangement of child(ren)into an alternative placement
  • Responding to reported allegations of child abuse and/or neglect
  • Placing children, transporting children, and moving a child’s possessions when needed
  • Participating in team meetings to follow-up on individual and case progress
  • Attending Court hearings

Job Requirements:

  • Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships; verbal and written communication; eliciting and gathering information; modeling professional behavior with clients; time management and multi-tasking; keen observation; sensitivity to needs, feelings and cultures; dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations; adaptability; and making independent decisions.
  • Confidential principles; behavior modification, conflict resolution and counseling principles and techniques; intervention techniques; interviewing procedures; child development, family systems, family centered practice; behavioral indicators of mental health disturbance, impact of abuse and neglect, separation and loss issues and child welfare practices.
  • Computers and software (Microsoft Office Suite); mobile devices, digital calendars (Outlook) & video conferencing (Microsoft Teams).

Qualification & Experience:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience with personal computers; Microsoft Office Suite
  • One (1) year experience providing customer service to internal and external customers
  • One (1) year professional office experience providing administrative support to a manager

Job Details:

Company: State of Arizona

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Peoria, AZ, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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