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Social Worker Trainee

Company: State of Connecticut - Department of Children & Families

Location: Torrington, CT

Contact: Christopher Lavallee

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(860) 713-5378


The State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families (DCF) is recruiting for Social Worker Trainee vacancies in Region 5: Torrington. Our mission is partnering with communities and empowering families to raise resilient children who thrive; sharpening the safety focus through prevention across the child welfare system. We are seeking individuals who are looking to advance their career and make a difference.

This position is full-time, first shift, with a work schedule of Monday – Friday.

Work locations will be in offices located in the following Region:

Region 5: Torrington
Applicants selected for hire should expect to be assigned to the location listed.
State of Connecticut employees participate in a competitive benefits plan that includes healthcare coverage, a retirement plan as well as paid time off.

Please Note:
1. Entry into classification through completion of four (4) months - SH 18 Step 1
2. Completion of four (4) months through the completion of one (1) year - SH 18 Step 4
3. Completion of one (1) year through the completion of a second year - SH 21 Step 1

Note: For current state employees compensation will be in accordance with guidelines for computing salary adjustments set forth by the Department of Administrative Services, Determining Salary Upon Change in Class.

If you anticipate completing a qualifying degree by December 31, 2022 you are encouraged to apply.
Candidates will not be appointed until degree is conferred.

Your application for Social Worker Trainee will NOT be considered if you qualify for the Social Worker posting.
Not all applicants will be contacted for an interview and you are encouraged to apply for future postings.