Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce

Child Protection CaseWorker

Job Title: Child Protection CaseWorker

Job Description: Receives reports of and investigates complaints of abuse, neglect, emotional maltreatment and dependency in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code. Works with parents in an effort to keep homes intact through information, referral, counseling and direct casework. Makes recommendations regarding custody and placement of children. Cooperates with institutional staff, foster parents, churches, schools, health organizations, physicians, specialist, other agencies, community groups, courts, recreational facilities and all other resources to promote better services to children and their families. Works with law enforcement personnel and agencies in investigating possible criminal acts. Documents all case activities by maintaining case notes. Prepares cases for court proceedings and attends those proceedings. Attends reviews held for children on their case list. Responds and provides casework services while on call to provide 24-hour assistance. Prepares and attends various meetings including, but not limited to, casework, staff, staff development programs and other related meetings. Transports children to medical, school, visitation and other necessary appointments. Maintains confidentiality of case and agency information. Comply with agency personnel policies and procedures. Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance. READ MORE HERE

Special Requirements or Considerations: Bachelor’s Degree in a social work or a related field, valid Ohio Driver’s License, reliable transportation, excellent communication skills, ability to deal with people in difficult circumstances, competent computer skills.

Business Name: Clinton County

Business Address: 1330 Fife Avenue, Wilmington, Ohio 45177

Contact Name: Sarah Smallwood

Contact Phone: 937-383-1170

Contact Email: Sarah.Downing@jfs.ohio.gov

Employment Type: Full time