Associate Social Services Specialist (I/II)

Missouri Department of Social Services - Children's Division   Kansas City, MO   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on July 22, 2022
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Associate Social Services Specialist (I/II)
Missouri Department of Social Services / Children’s Division
Kansas City, MO


Minimum Salary Worker I  $35,809.92

Minimum Salary Worker II  $38,922.24

Are you passionate about helping people?  The Department of Social Services – Children’s Division cares for at-risk children and families by providing family preservation and reunification services, investigating allegations of abuse and neglect, and conducting foster care and adoption case management


What you'll do:

Maintain collaborative relationships with partnering agencies serving children and families
Assist families to maintain stability through appropriate services and referrals
Interact with law enforcement, other public officials, and organizations
Represent Children’s Division during court hearings and other meetings
Respond to the needs of children, providing transportation, if needed



A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and possession of a valid driver’s license.
To qualify as a Social Services Worker II: Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years of relevant experience.


More reasons to love this position:

The State of Missouri offers an excellent benefits package that includes a defined pension plan, generous amounts of leave and holiday time, and eligibility for health insurance coverage. To help demonstrate the value of working for the State of Missouri, we have created an interactive Total Compensation Calculator. The Total Compensation Calculator and other applicant resources can be found here. 


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The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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