New Job Child Welfare Consultant P11/12 - Child Welfare Licensing In Michigan

Child Welfare Consultant P11/12 - Child Welfare Licensing
Child Welfare Consultant P11/12 - Child Welfare Licensing

Child Welfare Consultant P11/12 - Child Welfare Licensing

Company : State of Michigan
Salary : $4,290 - $6,422 a month
Location : Michigan

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CHILD WELFARE CONSULTANT P11
Enforce all licensing regulations in child caring institutions, child placing agencies, and court operated facilities, and to provide technical assistance and consultation to these programs. Determine good moral character and suitability of applicants. Conduct complaint investigations for child caring institutions, child placing agencies, and court operated facilities. These programs involve all governmentally-operated and all non-governmentally operated children’s institutions and governmental and non-governmentally operated child placing agencies. Additionally, the consultant monitors contract compliance and the Settlement Agreement for the class action lawsuit Dwayne B. v Granholm which added new regulatory monitoring requirements. Take enforcement actions and testify in administrative hearings and circuit court hearings when licensees contest Department actions. Participates in various Department and division initiatives. This position requires travel.
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CHILD WELFARE CONSULTANT 12
The advanced level Child Welfare Consultant with the Division of Child Welfare Licensing functions as a recognized resource responsible for enforcing all licensing regulations as well as all policy and contract requirements in child caring institutions, child placing agencies, and court operated facilities, and to provide expert technical assistance and consultation to these programs, within the assigned geographical region. Determine good moral character and suitability of applicants. Conduct complaint investigations for child caring institutions, child placing agencies, and court operated facilities and coordinates investigations with Child Protective Services. These programs involve all governmentally operated and all non-governmentally operated children’s institutions and governmentally and non-governmentally operated child placing agencies. Additionally, the consultant monitors contract and policy compliance and the Settlement Agreement for the class action lawsuit Dwayne B. vs Granholm which added new regulatory monitoring requirements. The Consultant takes enforcement actions and testifies in administrative hearings and circuit court hearings when licensees contest Department actions. Participates in various Department and division initiatives.
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JOB SPECIFICATION (Download PDF reader)

Posting Written Exercise
In order to be considered for this position, you must complete the following written exercise and submit it as a separate document, along with your resume and cover letter. Please limit your answer to one page. Please note, only applicants that provide a response to the posting questions will receive further consideration for this position.
Instructions: Please review this sample licensing investigation and the licensing rule that applies. Please read carefully and:
  • Choose (in the conclusion section) whether there is a violation established or not established
  • Then provide a written response in the “analysis” section to support your findings.
To be considered for this position you must:
  • apply for this position online via NEOGOV; click on "Apply" in the job posting for instructions on submitting your electronic application. Hard copy applications are not accepted.
  • relevant experience and/or education referred to in supplemental questions must be documented in resume, transcript and/or application to allow for accurate screening.
  • attach a resume identifying specific experience and dates of employment. Dates of employment should include month and year and hours per week.
  • attach a cover letter.
  • provide a response to the above written exercise.
  • if applicable, attach a copy of an official transcript(s). We accept scanned copies of official transcripts. We do not accept web-based, internet, or copies of unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts provide the name of the institution, confirmation that a degree was awarded and on what date, and the registrar's signature.
Failure to complete any of the above items may result in your application not being considered. See instructions for attaching files here: Instructions (Download PDF reader)

Required Education and Experience

Education
Possession of a master's degree with a major in social work, psychology, counseling and guidance, child development, criminal justice, family and child ecology, sociology, family community services, or family studies.

Experience
Child Welfare Consultant P11 - Two years of professional supervisory experience in child placement, child residential care, or child welfare social work.

Child Welfare Consultant 12- Three years of professional supervisory experience in child placement, child residential care, or child welfare social work; or, at least 1 year of experience as a Child Welfare Consultant P11 or equivalent.

Additional Requirements and Information

Your application for any position does not guarantee you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.

Certain positions may require a criminal history background check.

Position Location/Remote Office: Position is remote however, will travel and support one of the following counties in Saginaw, Genesee, Clinton, Isabella, Macomb, St. Clair, Tuscola, Oakland, and possibly Wayne. Consultants are assigned a demographic region and office location for “hotel” work and printing when necessary. Travel frequency will depend on the number of complaints and investigations received for the assigned area; this may be on a daily basis or for a couple of days per week. Selected candidates who have been approved to work remotely or work hybrid must complete that work within Michigan. Candidates should confirm work location and schedule at the time of interview.

Employees will be provided computers to perform state work. Phones may also be provided for necessary communications. If working remotely, employees will be responsible for providing other components of a remote office at their own expense, including:
o A secure work location that allows privacy and prevents distractions.
o A high-speed internet connection of at least 25 Mbps download and 5 Mbps upload.
o Suitable lighting, furniture, and utilities.

As a Condition of Employment: this position requires successful completion of a background investigation and a criminal records check.

The Department of Health & Human Services reserves the right to close this posting prior to its original end date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.


For questions in regards to this specific position, please contact Laurie Phelps at [email protected]

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