Child Protective Services Social Worker - Family, Youth, & Children
$6,551 - $7,964/Monthly*
Make a difference in the lives of Sonoma County families.
Become a Child Protective Services Social Worker!
Starting salary up to $45.79/hour ($95,569/year), a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive total compensation package!*
The Benefits of Sonoma County Employment
At the Human Services Department's Family, Youth, & Children (FYC) Division, we deliver exemplary employee training and mentoring, resulting in a strong learning environment.
We provide our employees cost-free supervision for licensure hours after successful completion of CORE training and passing probation.
FYC believes in the merits of work/life balance and our employees enjoy flexible work schedules, as well as the satisfaction of knowing that our work contributes to the betterment of our community.
Employment with FYC offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, and the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment. You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including:
• An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $500 and ongoing education/training opportunities
• Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
• Significant portion of health care premiums paid by the County and access to several health plan options
• County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
• Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
• May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
• Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range
About the Positions
FYC staff members help individuals, families, and the community to ensure the safety and well-being of Sonoma County children and teens. Professionals investigate reports of child abuse, neglect, or abandonment and, when needed, provide compassionate care placement with foster parents or group homes. At-risk children and their families are supported through referrals to social services, helping client homes to be safe, stable, nurturing places. Staff respond to reports of abuse and neglect, day or night, through the 24-hour hotline. FYC staff members also provide community training about child abuse prevention and mandated reporting.
*Salary is negotiable and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. This recruitment is open continuously and may close at any time without notice. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted.