Qualified applicants interested in employment opportunities with Franklin County Children Services should submit a resume via email to email@example.com. Resumes can also be sent via fax to (614) 341-6076 or by mail to:
ATTN: Human Resources
Franklin County Children Services
855 W. Mound Street
Columbus, OH 43223
Applications and additional pages can be downloaded and printed via the following links and emailed, mailed or faxed as indicated above:
The application can be saved to your computer by clicking on the disc icon at the top left hand of the screen and renaming the file. If you are unable to access the application at this location using your browser, download the file here: Ohio Civil Service Application
The summary of qualifications is a very important area where you can list any experience, paid or unpaid and reasons why you think you are qualified for the position. Please be detailed in listing your employment history with addresses, etc. We will need an original signature on the application. Be sure to also complete the PDF document with additional pages.
Social Program Coordinator – Performance Improvement – Performance Review
Franklin County Children Services is seeking a strong employee with a passion for continuous quality improvement to serve as a Social Program Coordinator for the Performance Improvement Department. This individual will serve as a case reviewer and facilitate case plan development meetings and reviews with families, service teams, foster parents and other service providers. This individual is responsible for various types of reviews and facilitation geared toward improvements in the delivery of child protective services.
The incumbent will work collaboratively with direct service areas to assure compliance with COA and OAC requirements for effective child welfare practices. The employee will help the agency achieve CFSR standards and help ensure service delivery that focuses on safety, permanency and well-being for the families served by the agency. The incumbent must have a bachelor’s degree in social or behavioral science or a related field and 18 months related child welfare experience. The preferred candidate will have a master’s degree in social work or a related field and knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet usage with demonstrated success working in an environment that requires multi-tasking, critical thinking and teamwork. Excellent written and verbal communication skills; organization; a working knowledge of SACWIS and CAPMIS; respect for cultural diversity; and a demonstrated commitment to cultural sensitivity are expected.
This position is considered intermittent with varied hours and work days. We offer a competitive salary. Please send a resume with references and salary requirements as indicated above by March 26, 2018.
Child Welfare Casework Supervisor (Ongoing)
Franklin County Children Services is seeking an energetic child welfare casework supervisor for an Ongoing Casework Team. This management position will be responsible for leading a team of passionate caseworkers providing quality service delivery to the most vulnerable children and their families.
The supervisor is responsible for providing both team and individual supervision. This position manages the caseloads within the team and develops case plans with clients to achieve safety, well-being, and permanency for all youth served by the agency. Some of the duties of the position include but are not limited to:
- Working collaboratively alongside of the family to move case towards permanency
- Educating staff on agency practices and child welfare rules
- Building excellent case management skill sets to assist in efficiently resolving concerns and moving families through the child welfare system in the least intrusive manner
- Organization and time management
- Manageing casework practices, SACWIS navigation, and approval of key documents utilized by the department such as: case plans, family assessments, reunification assessments, legal filing packets, etc.
- Review of administrative reports to predict trends, concerns, and challenges within practice
- Crisis response and resolution to our clients emergent needs
- Building relationships and collaborating with professional partners to assist in achieving permanency for all youth served by our teams when reviewing case progression to ensure culture and best practice considerations where implemented throughout the case plan process
- Delivering culturally competent services that focus on the uniqueness of children and families, while assisting to rebuild those relationships so each family member can safely develop a strong future as a family unit in their own their community
Requirements are a MSW or related master’s degree in social work plus three years of post-child welfare casework experience; or a BSW or related bachelor’s degree in social work plus four years of post-child welfare casework experience. LISW preferred. Commitment, passion, strong leadership, supervisory skills, and experience, as well as knowledge of child protection and rules are required. Must demonstrate culture awareness, sensitivity and a commitment to meeting organizational goals. Competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits. Send resume with cover letter by, March 26, 2018 as indicated above.
Social Service Aide 2
Franklin County Children Services has a need for a full-time Social Service Aide 2. This position will be responsible for assisting and monitoring clients serviced by the Agency; transporting clients; assisting caseworkers; providing basic childcare to children whose families are being serviced by the Agency; monitoring on-site visits to include observation of interaction between child and parent; feeding and bathing children; cleaning visitation areas; scheduling visits and completing documentation. A commitment to maintaining high professional standards and practicing cultural competence is a must, as well as flexible availability. Hours include evenings and weekends. The position offers a competitive salary plus excellent benefits. Send resume and salary requirements as indicated above.
IT Architect - SharePoint DBA
Franklin County Children Services is seeking an IT Architect-SharePoint DBA to join our team in the Information Technology Department.
Employee works as an IT Architect-SharePoint DBA and integrated solutions team member, working with IT management and peers to determine the best solution in an effort to support the work they do for children and families. The IT Architect-SharePoint DBA functions as a SharePoint/Database applications architect, providing overall guidance and control of applications development environment. As an IT team member, they will work closely with the Project Management Office to fully understand the requirements of the project. Employee helps to support a positive work environment in an agency focused on promoting the safety, permanency and well-being of the children they serve.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field. In addition, they will have multiple years of experience in any combination of the following skill sets:
SharePoint experience applying patches, service packs and deploying capabilities including web parts, features and web services.
Configuring SharePoint and SQL Server backup and recovery processes.
Providing Tier 3 technical support to site administrators when coding integrations.
SharePoint integration with Oracle databases, Nintex workflows, SharePoint Designer, OnBase and SQL.
Microsoft or OnBase certifications are a plus.
Excellent written communication and presentation skills; strong interpersonal skills; basic project management course; proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and database principles.
A demonstrated commitment to maintaining high professional standards and practicing cultural competence is a must. Position offers a competitive salary plus excellent fringe benefits. Respect for cultural diversity and a demonstrated commitment to cultural sensitivity are expected. Send resume and salary requirements as indicated above. Position posted until filled.
Unified Communications Analyst
Shift: Primarily first with after hours and on call rotational responsibilities
Franklin County Children Services (FCCS) in Columbus, Ohio, is seeking an Infrastructure Specialist/CISCO to join our Infrastructure team in our Information Technology Department.
Employee leads IT Unified Communications Analysis and IT Open Systems Analysis for the Agency, which is defined as and includes Cloud Computing, Unified Communications, Mobility, and some Network administration. Primary responsibility to focus on administration of large, multi-location Cisco phone network and all related telecommunications issues. Will contribute and possibly lead emerging projects such as mobility for over 400 caseworkers. Ability to lift 50 pounds. Employee helps support a positive work environment in an agency focused on promoting the safety, permanency and wellbeing of the children they serve.
The ideal candidate will have any Cisco certifications (CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, CCT, CCENT, CCAr), a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related information technical field; three to five years of experience administrating/managing/designing Cisco telephony environments; three to five years of experience with managing CISCO Unified Intelligence Center (CUIC).
A demonstrated commitment to maintaining high professional standards and practicing cultural competence and respect is a must. Position offers a competitive salary plus excellent fringe benefits. Shift: Primarily first with after hours and on call rotational responsibilitiesSend resume and salary requirements as indicated above. Position posted until filled.
Temporary Child Welfare Caseworker - Regional
Franklin County Children Services (FCCS) is seeking highly motivated, experienced child welfare professionals for temporary work to support our core mission of protecting children by strengthening families. Successful applicants must have a social work degree or LSW; be proficient in computer usage in order to navigate SACWIS and other applications frequently used by child welfare caseworkers; be able to type 25 WPM; have strong written and verbal communication skills; and value the diversity offered by a major metropolitan community. Preferably, the successful applicants would also be CORE trained. This temporary position will require successful applicants to complete face to face contacts with children, parents, and caregivers throughout Franklin County and contiguous counties in various settings, including home visits. Required hours up to 30 per week with flexible scheduling, which will include evenings and weekends. Hourly rate will be dependent on experience. Successful applicants will receive support and training to prepare for this critical role. Interested applicants should contact Cheryl Costello, firstname.lastname@example.org, (614) 351-2018, or send a resume along with cover letter as indicated above.
Child Welfare Casework Supervisor
Franklin County Children Services (FCCS) is seeking highly motivated individuals to become child welfare casework professionals to support our core mission of protecting children by strengthening families. Child welfare caseworkers receive intensive support, training and coaching to prepare for this critical role. Successful applicants must have strong written and verbal communication skills, thrive in a fast paced environment and value the diversity offered by a major metropolitan community.
Interested applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in social work, a master’s degree in social work or a related degree. Salary and benefits packages include the following:
- Child welfare caseworker: CWC1 $37,752, CWC2 $39,312, CWC3 $40.851 (depending on education and experience)
- Benefits package totaling over $20,000 including: healthcare, dental, vision, generous paid leave, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, onsite MSW opportunity, short term disability, legal services, retention incentives and Employee Assistance Program
- Advancement opportunities
Send resume and cover letter as indicated above.