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Intake Screener (Bartow, FL) 0131-1523

Neighbor To Family – Posted by Heather Monteath | 13 Jun 2017
Bartow | Florida, United States Full-Time

Job Description

SUMMARY: Serves as primary point of contact for DCF Child Protective Investigators to accept
and screen referrals. Provides direct services to families on triage list prior to assignment to
Diversion or other appropriate community services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
 Serves as primary point of contact for DCF Child Protective Investigators to accept and
screen referrals.
 Provides recommendations and make referrals based on needs of the family.
 Provides direct services to families on triage list prior to assignment to Diversion or other
community services.
 Acts as liaison for other service providers to refer and link families to services.
 Participates in any necessary staffings involving cases on triage status in order to expedite
referral and placement.
 Assists in the development of a crisis/safety plan in conjunction with DCF/CPI.
 Facilitates initial case review of all new cases and assists in the assignment of cases based
on Team strength.
 Assists DCF Child Protective Investigators in offering solutions for families considered high
risk upon referral.
 Represents Agency in community or in interagency activities.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform
each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Master’s degree in Social Work or related Human
Services field preferred and a minimum of at least two years Child Protective Services
experience. Child Welfare Certification is required.

OTHER REQUIRMENTS:
 Valid and current driver’s license; appropriate insurance and reliable car.
 Bodily liability insurance in the amount of : $100,000/claim;
$300,000/incident
 Must submit to and pass an employment drug test.
 Must submit to and pass random drug tests during employment.
 Must successfully pass all background screens as required by the state.
 Advanced computer skills in Windows environment.
 Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office including but not limited to: Access,
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Visio.
 Must complete a minimum of 40 hours of in-service training annually

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Child Welfare Certification required.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid
conclusions. Ability to interpret and understand the complex variables involved in Child
Protection in order to make reliable recommendations as to the removal and the safety planning
for children.

CULTURAL COMPETENCY: Ability to relate. Understands, accepts, and interacts in a
culturally sensitive manner.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical
procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and
procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from
groups of employees, managers, clients, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest,
commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply
concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands and
finger to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk, listen and stand and walk to interact
with the children. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to
adjust focus. The employee must be able to must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

How to Apply

apply via the NTF website or Indeed.com

Job Categories: Replacement Position.
Job Types: Full-Time.
Salary: Salary negotiable depending on qualifications..
Job expires in 13 days.

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