Working at Kids Central and its partners means much more than a paycheck. It’s a caring career where you spend your workday making a genuine difference in our communities. Kids Central is looking for qualified, competent staff members who believe they can impact the safety, well-being, and permanency of children. We provide a competitive wage and benefit package along with a flexible work environment that is challenging, yet rewarding.

At Kids Central we believe every child deserves to grow up in a safe and loving home that provides a path to a bright future. However, sometimes children, and their families, need additional support to ensure their safety and well-being. That is where we step in.

Impact – Our employees enjoy the satisfaction of knowing their work helps children and families find their way out of crisis. Our work is challenging but incredibly rewarding.

Teamwork – Like you, we were drawn to careers that allowed us to serve others. Our employees work as a team with respect and support for each other.

Compensation – In addition to competitive rates for base pay, all of our employees have the opportunity to earn a performance incentive.

Benefits – Kids Central provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes company-paid health insurance. Other benefits available to employees include dental, vision, and life insurance and a 401(k)-retirement plan with a company match.

Paid Time Off – We believe a reasonable work/life balance is critical to our employee’s wellbeing and success. Kids Central provides a generous paid time off allotment and 10 paid holidays.

Advancement – Kids Central has a strong tradition of promoting from within to maintain our successful culture and reward our team members’ loyalty.

Innovation – We are always looking for new ways to be more effective and efficient in order to help our clients as much as possible. This commitment to improvement provides our employees with many opportunities to develop their skills and learn about emerging practices and technologies.

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Kids Central is focused on attracting individuals that will incorporate our culture of being A BEACON OF HOPE for our children and families.

We thrive on a mission of service and excellence which is reflected by our competitive wages and benefit packages along with a flexible work environment that is both inspiring and rewarding!

Kids Central, Inc. is the lead Community-Based Care agency for child welfare in Circuit 5, which encompasses Marion, Lake, Hernando, Sumter, and Citrus counties.  Kids Central, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, disability or veteran status as those terms are defined under applicable law.  Kids Central is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.

Thank you for your interest in Kids Central!

If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, please contact Kids Central at 352-873-6332 or email to request an accommodation or an alternative application process.

Partner Agency Opportunities

If you’re interested in becoming a case worker for one of our Case Management partner agencies, please click on the links below. The links will take you to the home pages of the agencies where you can search their career opportunities.

Kids Central, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and is a drug-free workplace. Kids Central,  Inc. participates in e-verify.