Children’s Service Worker I - II

Pay Range:
Children’s Service Worker I: $29,172 - $41,016
Children’s Service Worker II: $31,800 - $45,108
How to Apply:
Access and complete the State of Missouri On-Line Application

Children’s Service Worker I

Position Description:
This is an entry-level professional social service work in the Children’s Division of the Department of Social Services providing protective services on behalf of children and families in instances of abuse, neglect, or exploitation.
Minimum Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s or higher level degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work/Human Services, Psychology, Sociology, Psychiatric Nursing, Education, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Family and Child Development, Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice, or Human Services related fields (e.g., child welfare, mental health, substance abuse, and developmental disabilities).

Children’s Service Worker II

Position Description:
This is a professional social service work in the Children’s Division of the Department of Social Services in the application of direct social work methods with or, on behalf of children and families in instances of abuse, neglect, or exploitation.
Minimum Qualifications:
One or more years of experience as a Children’s Service Worker I with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System.
OR
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work/Human Services, Psychology, Sociology, Psychiatric Nursing, Education, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Family and Child Development, Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice, or Human Services related fields (e.g., child welfare, mental health, substance abuse, and developmental disabilities); and
One or more years of professional experience in the delivery of protective children’s services (investigation of abuse or neglect of children, child foster care, adoptions, family centered services, and intensive in-home services) in a public or private agency.

OR
A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work/Human Services, Psychology, Sociology, Psychiatric Nursing, Education, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Family and Child Development, Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice, or Human Services related fields (e.g., child welfare, mental health, substance abuse, and developmental disabilities).