Franklin County Child Welfare Caseworker

Franklin County Children Services

Child Welfare Caseworker

At Franklin County Children Services we are committed to our Guiding Principles: We are Child Welfare Professionals; We Honor Families; We Value Every Child; We Value Partnerships.

Franklin County Children Services is the public agency mandated by federal and state law to ensure that our community's children are safe and well cared for. We provide protection, care and permanency for children who are abused, neglected or dependent. By being in partnership with more than 100 organizations, and with the help of over 800 employees, 500 kinship families, 200 adoptive families, 500 volunteers and mentors and hundreds of community foster parents, the agency is committed to making sure that every child has a safe and stable home.

A Child Welfare Caseworker is someone who is up to the challenge of building stable and supportive living settings for young people, strengthening family life, and assisting parents in meeting their responsibilities to their children.


Successful applicants must have strong written and verbal communication skills, thrive in a fast paced environment and value the diversity offered by a major metropolitan community.

Interested applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in social work or related degree or a master’s degree in social work or related degree.

All positions are subject to a criminal background, fingerprinting, employment verification, and motor vehicle report check. Also, all offers of employment are contingent on receipt of a negative pre-employment drug test.

Advantages of Working at Franklin County Children Services:

  • Starting Salaries: CWC1 $37,752, CWC2 $39,312, CWC3 $40,851 (depending on education and experience)
  • Health Care Benefits - Medical/Dental/Vision/RX/Mental Health/EAP
  • Life Insurance Plans
  • 10 Paid Holidays, 5 Personal Days and 2 Weeks’ Vacation after your first year!
  • We contribute 8.5% of your OPERS contribution
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • College loan repayment and Perkins Loan Deferment/Pay-Off
  • Longevity Pay/Length of Service Pay
  • Opportunities for Advancement!   

Application Details:

How Do I Apply? Please send resume and cover letter to

You can view a complete position description and get additional details about openings on our website at


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