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Fulton County DFCS Reviews

Updated August 12, 2017
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  1. "Great for Beginers"

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    Current Employee - Case Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Case Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Fulton County DFCS full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Always work to do
    Meet Lots of new and good people
    Wonderful place for training for the field

    Cons

    Outrageous Workloads
    Recidivism
    Room for advancement yet blocked by the lack of case managers.

    Advice to Management

    Become a human service agency that treats its employees humanely.


  2. "The Worst"

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    Former Employee - Social Services Case Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Social Services Case Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Fulton County DFCS full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    No dull moments
    Cool co-workers
    Benefits
    Interesting cases
    Interesting clients
    Nice work space
    Company computer and phone
    You're helping others

    Cons

    Overwhelming case loads
    Lack of support from administrators
    Overworked
    Underpaid
    Favoritism
    Recidivism
    Unattainable requests from supervisors
    On call
    Unknowingly thrown into cases

    Advice to Management

    When this agency realizes that the way they overwhelm case managers is a momentous reason for faltering retention rates, nothing will ever change . Not even a raise can convince some of the employees to stay .

  3. "There is always some good with the bad."

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    Former Employee - Social Services Case Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Social Services Case Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fulton County DFCS full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    There are some pros within this difficult position. Such as being able to be a voice for others, seeing your families grow & understand alternative methods to parent. Overall loving what you do to make a difference.

    Cons

    On call schedule, overload of cases, difficult families, lack of support at times from upper management, time frame of getting a raise, the tedious removal process.

    Advice to Management

    Support your workers, let them know they are appreciated in ways they will feel it's genuine. Be a team!


  4. "Not a bad job"

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    Former Employee - Economic Support Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Economic Support Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Fulton County DFCS (More than a year)

    Pros

    It is very flexible, good benefit and great coworkers

    Cons

    Need a raise and need better pay


  5. "Its ok"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible, Calm setting never too much work

    Cons

    Staff is sometimes very immature and it does not always feel like an average workplace


  6. "ECS"

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    Former Employee - Economic Support Specialist in Marietta, GA
    Former Employee - Economic Support Specialist in Marietta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Great benefits and looks great on resume.

    Cons

    NOT ENOUGH MONEY FOR THE AMOUNT OF WORK AND STRESS YOU DEAL WITH!


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Ss case manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good experience opens many doors able to help many people. This is a great entry level position for any one coming straight out of college looking for a sure position

    Cons

    Live at work at times you may feel under appreciated for all of the work you do. Also the case load is quite extensive

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Case manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The families are great to see them reunify with their kids

    Cons

    Low pay
    Works a lot of overtime with no compensation


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Keep looking"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Good Benefits, Enjoy earned time off.

    Cons

    Poor management. Much of Leadership is hardly qualified and it shows throughout the agency.


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Too much stress"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Helping families. Saving children. Reuniting families. Finalizing adoptions. Loved my coworkers more than anything

    Cons

    Court. Too little of a pay. Way too.much stress and pressure. Long hours. Not able to take any time.off


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