The Arapahoe County division of Child and Adult Protection Services (CAPS) provides a wide array of protective and support services to children, families, at-risk adults and seniors who may be in unsafe or unstable living situations.
We're searching for those unique individuals who feel compelled to help others, have an abundance of empathy, and the desire to help lift people up. Our ultimate goal is to help build strong and effective families and guide them towards a brighter and more secure future.
If that sounds like you, consider joining our team as a caseworker.
View current openings below.
The Social Caseworker (SCW) A is responsible for obtaining certification as a caseworker in addition to carrying up to five assessments or cases. The SCW A is expected to work with families through the closure of their cases by providing assessment of needs and safety, identifying appropriate resources and services and providing crisis response. As a Social Caseworker A, they will be gaining skills and knowledge to prepare them for a full caseload upon reaching qualifications to transfer to a Social Caseworker B job title.
The Social Caseworker B - Intake performs complex case management work providing intake social work services to families where child abuse or neglect is present or suspected. Assignments include the provision of extensive assessment and situational evaluation, counseling, crisis intervention, resource mobilization and information and referral around all areas of child protection.
The Social Caseworker B - Permanency is responsible for working with families through the closure of their case by providing continued assessment of needs and safety, provides recommendation and implementation of services as followed by a treatment plan, assists family in building of a positive support network and sustainability plan with the goal of permanency and wellbeing for the children, youth and family.