Oneida County Department of Family & Community Services Is Hiring Caseworkers and Caseworker Assistants
Are you a human services professional looking for an opportunity that will allow you to truly make a difference in the lives of others while also receiving a generous salary and comprehensive benefits package, including eligibility to apply for student loan forgiveness?
Oneida County Department of Family and Community Services has several entry-level caseworker and caseworker assistant positions available for human services professionals seeking to help local residents create positive change in their own lives. Working collaboratively with adults, children, and families, they assess risk and safety while working to empower individuals and families toward improved well-being.
Casework staff work both in office and in the field 35 hours a week to provide individualized, strength-based services and critical linkages for families in need. While this position provides a significant level of independence, the caseworker also functions as part of a dynamic and supportive team of helping professionals.
The caseworker position does require you to have graduated from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a bachelor's degree. Possession of a valid NYS driver's license and submission to a background check are also required.
This is the ideal position for people who are seeking a rewarding entry-level job with plenty of long-term potential or someone re-entering the workforce. You'll enjoy New York State benefits, extensive paid training for the caseworker position, potential student loan forgiveness/tuition reimbursement, 13 paid holidays plus a floating holiday, additional paid time off, and plenty of opportunity for advancement. Compensation includes:
- Caseworkers: Starting salary of over $44,000, plus a $4,000 bonus
- Caseworker assistants: Starting salary of over $39,000, plus a $4,000 bonus
Oneida County Department of Family and Community Services has an urgent need to fill these positions as soon as possible, so apply today by visiting them online.