PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE
Department of Health and Human Services - Lewiston
Child Protective Services Caseworker
$27.65 – $32.87/hr.*
Do you believe children are the future-so do we! Come work with our Child Protective Services Caseworker staff to help protect and serve the children and families of today and shape a safe and promising future for them. Our staff do complex, fast paced and compelling work that supports Maine’s children and families. Come join us and help make the future a brighter one for our citizens. Our Child Protective Services Caseworker position includes initial and ongoing training; opportunities for advancement; a competitive salary; good benefits and time off to rest and recharge. Employees work hard on behalf of others in Maine-come join us and use your skills, talents and experiences to support children who are the future of Maine! We are continuing to recruit and interview via Zoom for current and anticipated vacancies in the Lewiston District office.
To be considered for a Child Protective Services Caseworker position you must have a Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to social work/social services and be eligible for conditional licensure as a Licensed Social Worker. New grads and soon-to-be grads (May and August 2023) are encouraged to apply.
For important additional information about these qualifications, licensing requirements or how to apply please contact:
Lisa Bullard, – Recruitment & Retention Specialist
or mail correspondence to: Lisa Bullard, DHHS, 19 Maine Avenue; Bangor, Maine 04401
Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($9,893.52-$11,057.52 annual value), depending on salary. Health Insurance Premium Credit – Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements. Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value). Retirement Plan – The State of Maine contributes 13.16% of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee..
* Salary includes a stipend authorized in legislation. We anticipate most new Caseworkers will start at $27.65/hr.
There's a job and then there's purposeful, transformative work. Our aim is to create a workplace where you can learn, grow, and continuously refine your skills. Applicants demonstrate job requirements in differing ways, and we appreciate that many skills and backgrounds can make people successful in this role.
As an Equal Opportunity employer, Maine State Government embraces a culture of respect and awareness. We are committed to creating a strong sense of belonging for all team members, and our process ensures an inclusive environment to applicants of all backgrounds including diverse race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, familial status or genetics.
If you’re looking for a great next step, and want to feel good about what you do, we’d love to hear from you.
Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request..