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Community Child Protection Team (CCPT) Program Consultant


Description of Work
CCPT Consultant – 60042035

*Salary Grade: 73 ; Recruiting Range: $44,347 - $53,917
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is one of the largest agencies in the state. It is responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all North Carolinians.
The Division of Social Services provides guidance and technical assistance to agencies that provide direct services that address issues of poverty, family violence and exploitation. The Division promotes self-reliance and self-sufficiency, and to prevent abuse, neglect, dependency and exploitation of vulnerable individuals, children and their families.

The CCPT Consultant provides support, training, technical assistance, and on-site consultations to local Community Child Protection Teams (CCPT). This position also administers, supports, and monitors contracts with county departments of social services and community-based agencies that provide child welfare services for families and children. This position is located in the Child Welfare Services Section on the Community-Based Programs Team.
Major Duties:
Provide leadership, support, and on-site consultations to CCPTs across NC
Assist in identifying gaps in each county's response to children and family needs for services and resources
Assist in completing the annual CCPT State Report and developing a response to the recommendations as well as other reports
Develop and manage contracts and amendments by negotiating and reviewing budgets and contract deliverables
Support county DSS agencies and community-based contractors in implementing evidence-based programs and maintaining contract compliance through ongoing communication, technical assistance, and training
Monitor fiscal and programmatic reporting through invoices, progress reports, conference calls and monitoring site visits
Collaborate with local, state, and federal human services agencies to improve outcomes for children and families, including serving on committees and workgroups
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit.

Knowledge of child welfare, child abuse prevention, Community Child Protection Teams, and/or the Strengthening Families Framework
Strong written and verbal communication, customer service, and analytical skills
Program development, implementation, and evaluation skills
Demonstrated ability to develop grant applications, write reports, manage contracts, and monitor fiscal compliance with service providers
Skills using computers, the Internet, Microsoft® Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Ability to collaborate effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders, both within and outside of the Division
Knowledge of professional social work values, skills, and methods with specific competence in Family Centered Practice principles and System of Care values
Understanding of federal and state child welfare laws, policies and procedures
Knowledge of statewide resources for children and families, including community-based programs and services provided by county departments of social services
Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision
Must be flexible, detail-oriented, organized
State-wide travel and ability to work outside of regular hours
Management Preferences
Experience working with Community Child Protection Teams in NC or Citizen Review Panels in other states
Experience facilitating or training groups
Strong writing and editing skills
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
A master's degree in social work and two years of experience in social work
Graduation from a four-year college/university, nine months of graduate training in social work and three years of experience in social work
Graduation from a four-year college/university and four years of experience in social work
An equivalent combination of education and experience

Supplemental and Contact Information
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence.

Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.  Transcripts, degree evaluations and cover letters may be uploaded with your application.  Applicants who obtained their education outside of the United States and its territories are expected to assume responsibility for having their academic degrees validated as equivalent to a degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

Please make sure you complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit.  "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted.

If multiple applications are submitted to an individual position, only the most recent application received prior to the posting closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. Processing applications will take an average of 6 – 8 weeks due to the high volume of applications received.  It is not necessary to contact the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application.  Upon the closing date, applications are "Under Review" and will be screened by Human Resources for the most qualified applicants.

All positions in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities shall be subject to pre-employment drug testing and criminal record background checks.

All Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities are a tobacco free environment. The use of tobacco products of any kind including vapor products are prohibited from our campus.

For technical issues with your applications, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact HR at 919-527-6380.

State of North Carolina
NOTE: Apply to the department listed on posting

An Equal Opportunity Employer, North Carolina, State Government.