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Company: Texas State Job Bank
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job/Position DescriptionCPS CVS Unit HST IIIThis position functions as an assistant to agency staff and supervisors in providing human services to Child Protective Services (CPS) clients, including transportation and documentation of services provided. It also includes supervising visitations between parents and children and providing various clerical functions. The position interacts routinely with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (FPS) staff, representatives from various organizations, and the general public. For a realistic job preview for this position and about the agency, please click here. WHY WORK FOR DFPS? The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) is responsible for protecting the unprotected and#151; children, elderly, and people with disabilities and#151; from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. DFPS accomplishes this responsibility by employing over 12,000 workers who live up to the agency\'s Mission, Vision, and Values in service to the 27 million citizens of Texas. DFPS is not only a qualifying organization for the Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which forgives the remaining balance on college student Direct Loans after making 120 qualifying monthly payments, but also offers excellent health benefits, special discounts on many products and services through the Discount Purchase Program, a lifetime monthly retirement annuity as well as Texa\$aver 401(k) and 457 Programs under the Employees Retirement System of Texas. An additional benefit you will receive is 12 days of paid annual leave, 12 sick days, and the potential to earn up to four days of administrative leave each year. Your annual paid leave accrual increases as your tenure increases. Essential Job Functionsand#149; Provides transportation for clients to and from appointments as requested by caseworkers and/or Unit Supervisor. and#149; Observes and/or supervises parent and child visits. and#149; Completes appropriate forms and documentation concerning client contact including data entry into IMPACT and other agency systems. and#149; Maintain out-going paper and/or electronic appointment calendar for scheduling requests made by caseworkers/supervisor. and#149; Performs other duties as assigned and required to maintain unit operations including performing various clerical duties such as typing, filing, faxing, copying, answering/receiving telephone inquiries, etc. and#149; Promotes and demonstrates appropriate respect for cultural diversity among coworkers and all work-related contacts. and#149; Attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave policy.Registrations, Licensure Requirements or CertificationsThis position requires use of the applicant\'s personal motor vehicle to complete job functions. Applicants for positions must have a reliable motor vehicle; an acceptable driving record for the past five years; a current, valid Texas driver\'s license appropriate for the vehicle and passenger or cargo load that applies to the job; and proof of insurance. Applicants must provide proof of driving record, insurance, and license. Knowledge Skills Abilitiesand#149; Knowledge of Child Protective Services and#149; Knowledge of community resources and#149; Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. and#149; Ability to follow instructions. and#149; Ability to get work effectively with others. and#149; Ability to effectively supervise children of various ages. and#149; Ability to operate a personal computer, several software packages, and basic office equipment. and#149; Ability to work in an office supporting several staff members. Initial Screening C Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.

Keywords: Texas State Job Bank, Georgetown , CPS CVS Unit HST III, Other , Georgetown, Texas

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