Initial Assessment – Child Protective Services

Full Time
Posted 1 month ago

This full-time social work/case management position will provide services for CPS Families. Duties include case management, assessing needs of families, placement determinations, making court recommendations, collaborating with community resources, and receiving/documenting abuse and neglect referrals.  In addition, this position may provide voluntary case management services. This position will provide Access Intake duties on a rotating basis and also participate in a 24-hour juvenile intake on-call rotation.

To Apply:

Download the required Burnett County employment application and email to Human Resources at or call 715-349-2181, ext. 2135.


This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree with a major in social work or a closely related field, Wisconsin Certification as a Social Worker or eligible for Certification within 2 years of hire preferred, valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and proficient computer skills. Relevant formal preparation would include prior work experience as a Social Worker or Case Manager in a County Setting; a working knowledge of social work principles, ethics and boundaries, and familiarity with Chapters 48 and 938 of the Wisconsin Children’s Code; and knowledge of the EWISACWIS computer system and county child protection and juvenile justice experience is preferred. State training will be required to meet standards for specific job duties. Educational criteria includes: 30 hours of continuing education as well as 4 hours ethics and boundaries if credentialed. Mandated trainings for County Employment include: HIPAA (Privacy, Security & Confidentiality), Fraud, Abuse & Waste Prevention, Civil Rights compliance, Blood-borne Pathogen.

Special Requirements

• Ability to maintain confidential information. • Ability to meet and deal with public and to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with staff and members of the public. • Ability to exercise good judgment in approaching situations and making decisions. • Ability to prepare and maintain clear and accurate records and reports. • Ability to carry out directions and implement programs and policies set forth by governing committees.

Miscellaneous Information

Burnett County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Features

Job CategoryCase Manager, Child Protective Services, Social Worker

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