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Date: Nov 11, 2021

Location: TAMPA, FL, US, 33612

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Requisition No: 486463 

Agency: Children and Families


Position Number: 60932662 

Salary:  48,000-53,000 

Posting Closing Date: 12/05/2021 

There are four anticipated vacancies that will be filled from this one posting.  All positions are OPS which does not offer paid time off, paid holidays, retirement benefits or tuition reimbursement but does offer insurance benefits. 




The primary focus of these positions will be to review the cases of children in care to ensure that critical information is provided to the Community Based Care Lead Agency and Case Management teams. This information will assist in identifying and facilitating discussions regarding the assessment of placement, permanency and family finding.  If additional information is identified during the review and/or follow up consultations, request and review any records pertinent to the assessment of the family. These positions will also be responsible for following up on activities that impact the assessment of the family or remove barriers to achieving permanency.




These positions will coordinate and collaborate with the child welfare leadership teams to ensure the following is being effectively completed in support of case management staff:


  1. Assist with the implementation of Rapid Permanency Reviews across Circuits 6 and 13.  They will serve as the DCF representatives on the team and will help track completion of items and keep the teams focused.
  2. They will be assigned to specific youth as their “Champions” and will become the experts on these youth by knowing the entire case history, by participating in staffing’s to drive purposeful outcomes and follow up, tracking the follow up to ensure it is completed by the CBC and/or its subcontractors.  We will engage this team up front in lock out staffing’s so they can be assigned immediately upon any of these youth entering the system of care throughout the region.  We will track these youth on a monthly basis to make sure case related decisions align with the permanency plans.
  3. They will serve as support in additional staffing’s that may occur with challenging situations by reviewing those cases in full prior to the staffing’s.
  4. They will assist the region in the implementation of action plans for both circuit 6 and 13 by following up on any case specific activities and tracking the CBC to completion of items.  They will assist in the work tied to eliminating the number of children in unlicensed placements and the number of youth without a stable/family-like placement. 
  5. They will review IRAS reports for follow up meeting certain criteria.




The ideal candidate for this position would be knowledgeable in Florida’s Child Welfare system, demonstrate the ability to critically think through a variety of situations, and possess the ability to provide feedback to staff in a strength-based manner.  The candidate should be highly organized and possess the ability to multi-task, coordinate and follow up on multiple activities.  The candidate must have the ability to create and enhance relationships with partners and stakeholders in order to ensure open communication and collaboration in various settings and situations.  The selected candidate should also be well versed in a variety of programs such as FSFN, Word and Excel to ensure that data is collected and analyzed on a consistent basis.



The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

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