About Our Job Before applying, please note: If you are a current Social Case Worker at Denver Human Services, please go through the City Internal Movement process and do not apply via Workday.
You must attach unofficial transcripts to be considered to this position.
This is an active recruitment with multiple vacancies.
Denver Human Services provides assistance benefits and protection and prevention services to one in three Denver residents.
Assistance programs include food, cash and medical benefits, child care, child support, employment first, veterans' services and general assistance for eligible Denver residents.
Protection & Prevention services are provided via child, youth and adult protection, along with community-focused programming, including in-home services, designed to strengthen families and prevent future occurrences of abuse or neglect.
Denver Human Services works to protect Denver's children, youth, adults, and elders by providing services and advocacy while promoting family stability, respecting diversity, and working to create and strengthen connections to community resources.
We work to prevent abuse by providing education, resources, and support to parents, families, and community organizations.
Denver Human Services is seeking a dedicated Social Case Worker to serve on the Beta 360 Team at the Eastside Satellite Office, located at 3815 Steele Street in Denver, Colorado.
The Beta 360 Social Case Worker will primarily provide ongoing child protection and youth services for clients 0-21.
In this role, you will also be required to complete assessments on their open cases or as requested depending upon the needs of the team.
Generally, the Social Case Worker: Performs case management activities involving less complex problems/cases, assesses individual and family needs, develops appropriate service and/or treatment plan, and provides counseling, referral, and placement services.
Conducts initial needs assessment, ascertains nature and extent of complaint and severity of problems, and interviews defined clients and/or family members to elicit information to determine client's/family's medical, employment, economic, educational, and emotional history.
Evaluates client's needs, interest, motivation, and pattern of responsibility, reviews case records for client and family profiles, socio-economic history, previous treatment and services experience, and/or special problems and needs, and reviews and discusses case, problems, prognosis, behavior patterns, and needed services with a supervisor or other senior level staff.
Develops and implements a treatment plan that provides a variety of social services and referrals to meet social, behavioral, medical, and/or psychological needs, recommends and refers clients to appropriate support agencies and programs, and provides continuous counseling and crisis intervention to achieve objectives.
Establishes, maintains, and coordinates services and activities with relevant community agencies, monitors and evaluations activities of agencies contracted to provide a variety of social services, and evaluates progress of placements and/or other services.
Represents the department in accordance with Volume 7 and city rules and regulations.
Prepares case records, reports, and documents and compiles with state and federal standards in providing case notes, treatment plans, and evaluations.
By position, testifies in court as needed by providing expert testimony and preparing comprehensive reports that allow the court to make finding and recommendations that affect court-ordered treatment plans.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
While the full pay range of this Job Classification is $51,133 - $81,813, our target hiring salary for this position is between $51,133 - $66,473, depending on education, experience and qualifications.
This position requires an online assessment or test.
Once you complete your application, if you meet the qualification for the position you will receive an email from with a link to the assessment or test.
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If you do not receive the email within 30 minutes of applying, please contact . Please remember that if you apply to the multiple Social Case Worker positions you will not need to re-take the online assessment each time you apply.
You will need to click on the assessment link you are sent for each application, however, to have your scores transferred.
Assessment scores are valid for six (6) months.
After six (6) months you will be required to retake the assessment.
For more information please be sure to review ALL e-mail communication from our Assessment Team.
About You Our ideal candidate will have:
Strong self-starter and organizational skills Superior critical thinking and time management skills Solid interpersonal and communication skills The ability to represent the organization in several different settings A positive, professional, and proactive attitude We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications: Baccalaureate Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Guidance and Counseling, or a closely related field.
One year of post graduation professional social case work experience OR two years of post-graduation experience developing treatment plans with families and/or working with abused/neglected children or children involved in the mental health system or juvenile justice system.
A Bachelor's of Social Work degree and successful completion of an approved field placement in a county department of social services will substitute for the minimum education and experience requirements OR a Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Guidance and Counseling, or a closely related field may be substituted for the experience requirement.
By position, a valid driver's license at the time of application and a valid Colorado class "R" driver's license prior to completion of probation period.
About Everything Else Job Profile CA2686 Social Case Worker To view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here . Position Type Unlimited Pay Range Pay Range $51,133.00 - $81,813.00 Agency Denver Human Services Assessment Requirement Social Case Worker The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.
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