Social Work Technician-Central Region- PIPELINE
Company: State of Massachusetts
Posted on: January 14, 2023
The Department Of Children and Families (DCF) is seeking a
mission-driven individual the fill the critical role of Social Work
Technician (A/B). Our ideal candidate will possess a passion for
working in the field of child welfare and social work and will
support DCF Social Workers in providing services to children and
families who are open consumers of DCF.
Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and
not all inclusive):
* Work collaboratively with DCF social workers, supervisors and
managers to support various action planning tasks to reinforce
* Complete all documentation in accordance with agency and
regulatory requirements, including but not limited to completion of
BRC Approval Requests, referral packets and case filing.
* Transport children to health, social services or other
agency-related appointments as required.
* Supervise visits between children in placement and family members
* Maintain ongoing communication with DCF staff and other
constituencies as needed.
* Conduct and document collateral calls to health/social service
providers, schools and law enforcement agencies as directed.
* Attend supervision, staff meetings and in-service training.
* Maintain a high degree of professionalism in the community, with
clients, schools, courts and with referring agencies seeking to
build and sustain positive relationships.
* An Associate's or higher degree in social work, psychology,
sociology, counseling, counseling education, criminal justice,
human services or a relevant human services degree.
Licenses: Based on assignment, a current and valid Massachusetts
Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's license or the equivalent from
another state may be required.
IMPORTANT: Offers of employment are made based on agency staffing
needs. Offices in the Central Region consist of:
* North Central Office 690 Mechanic Street, Suite 100, Leominster,
* South Central Office 185 Church Street, Whitinsville, MA
* Worcester East Office 151 West Boylston Drive, Worcester, MA
* Worcester West Office 5 Brussels Street, Worcester, MA 01610
Please upload both Resume and Cover Letter for this position when
applying. First consideration will be given to those applicants
that apply within the first 14 days.
About the Department of Children and Families:
The Department of Children and Families (DCF) is committed to
upholding the fundamental mission of protecting children from abuse
and neglect to ensure they are able to grow and thrive in a safe
and nurturing environment. DCF's vision is that all children have
the right to grow up in a nurturing home, free from abuse and
neglect, with access to food, shelter, clothing, health care and
DCF works toward establishing the safety, permanency and well-being
of the Commonwealth's children by: stabilizing and preserving
families; providing quality temporary alternative care when
necessary, safely reunifying families; and when necessary and
appropriate, creating new families through kinship, guardianship or
adoption. Preferred applicants will possess a demonstrated
commitment to the core practice values: 1) child-driven, 2)
family-centered, 3) community-focused, 4) strength-based, 5)
committed to diversity/cultural competency, and, 6) committed to
For more information about our agency and programs visit:
A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended
candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive
Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being
hired. For more information, please visit
http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori and click on "Information for Job
As part of the hiring process, the Office of Human Resources will
be verifying any college-level degrees conferred to the selected
candidate. Additionally, any licensure required for the position
will be verified. Information provided as part of the hiring
process is subject to the Massachusetts Public Record Law and may
be published on the Commonwealth's website.
* Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in
accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring
Education and license/certification information provided by the
selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public
Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website.
If you require assistance with the application/interview process
and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the
link and complete the Reasonable Accommodation Online Request
For questions, please contact the Office of Human Resources at
1-800-510-4122 and select option 2.
First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply
within the first 14 days.
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE: None.
When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered
an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall
value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a
work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your
Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards!
Executive Order #595: As a condition of employment, successful
applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination
or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating
to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided
to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an
offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine
is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a
sincerely held religious belief may make a request for
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females,
minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly
encouraged to apply.
The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender
identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability,
national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by
appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black,
Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of
opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We
encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to
thrive to apply for this role.
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