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Caseworker - Per Diem

Rochester, NY

This position, located in the Department of Human Services, is responsible for CPS Investigations. Duties also involve conducting home visits to investigate reports of abuse and/or neglect of children, assessing the safety of the environment, and providing necessary interventions such as removal and placement out of the home, or Family Court, when warranted.

The focus of this position will be to close existing CPS Investigation cases.

Duties are performed within well-defined laws and guidelines and under stressful conditions and can include de-escalating volatile situations. Traveling is a large part of the duties including visiting clients in jail as well as other locations in the community, and transporting clients in a motor vehicle. This level differs from the higher, Senior Caseworker by virtue of having more contact with clients and the lack of managing a casework team. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of, a Casework Supervisor, ...

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