Does a social service job that is professionally and personally challenging, offers exceptional training and educational opportunities, and affords you the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of children appeal to you? DHHS is looking for people committed to protecting the rights and well-being of children by providing professional case management services for our clients throughout Maine counties. As a Child Protective Services Caseworker, you will develop investigative and case management skills and build extensive contacts within the judicial, law enforcement, educational, and social services communities. We are recruiting and interviewing for current and anticipated vacancies throughout the state of Maine-our offices include Sanford, Biddeford, Portland, Lewiston, Rockland, Skowhegan, Augusta, Bangor, Ellsworth, Machias, Houlton, and Caribou.
To be considered for a Child Protective Services Caseworker position you must have a Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to social work/social services and be eligible for conditional licensure as a Licensed Social Worker. New grads and soon-to-be grads are encouraged to apply. For important additional information about these qualifications, licensing requirements or how to apply please contact Lisa Bullard – Recruitment & Retention Specialist at 561-4240 or email it to Lisa.M.Bullard@maine.gov. You can also send your resume via U S Mail to Lisa Bullard, DHHS 19 Maine Avenue; Bangor, Maine 04401 Value of State-paid Health and Dental Insurance = $400.21 bi-weekly (90% State contribution). Value of State’s share of Employee Retirement Contributions is 15.37% of salary. * Salary includes a stipend recently authorized in legislation. We anticipate most new Caseworkers will start at $26.35/hr.
The Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.