Social Service Worker I & Family Support Specialist I

Position: Social Service Worker I & Family Support Specialist I

Company: DCBS (Department for Community Based Services)

Description: The Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) provides family support, child care assistance and child and adult protection; determines Medicaid and nutrition assistance eligibility; and provides low income households with a means to meet their home energy needs. The department runs the state foster care and adoption system and recruits and trains parents to care for the state’s children who are waiting for permanent homes.

  • Benefits – Insurance, Retirement, Pension, Leave & Holidays
  • Compensation – Pay is received twice monthly; option to accrue paid or compensatory leave for overtime
  • Diversity – Safe, Positive & Nurturing Environment
  • Rewards – Employee Suggestion System, Discounts, Service Certificates, etc.
  • State Service – The Commonwealth, the state’s largest employer, offers team members a satisfying career in civil service.
  • Training – Variety of Opportunities for Professional Growth
  • Wellness – We provide a number of resources and tools to assist team members, benefit recipients and waivers who are trying to create a healthy workplace.


Eligibility Family Support Specialist I – Must complete two years (54 semester hours) from a college or university. Administrative work, clerical office work and /or dealing with the public will substitute for up to one year of the required college.

Social Service Worker I – Must be a graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree in social work, sociology, psychology, marriage and family therapy or a related field


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When applying for the Family Support Specialist I and

Social Service Worker I positions; you will need to click

on “immediate fill” and then apply.

Contact Information:


Marjorie Shular


445 HWY 44 East, Suite 208

Shepherdsville, KY, 40165

Phone: (502) 543-0814





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