Social Worker 1

Department Of Administrative Services, State Of Ohio Athens , OH 45701

Posted 2 months ago

Who we are

The mission of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) is to provide statewide leadership of a high-quality mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery system that is effective and valued by all Ohioans.

OhioMHAS Values:

  • Contribute and Collaborate

  • Serve Compassionately

  • Deliver Quality

  • Be Accountable

At OhioMHAS we strive to attract and sustain a diverse workforce by recruiting, hiring, developing and retaining high-performing employees who work collaboratively to balance efforts toward providing prevention and recovery supports and fostering inclusion that inspires innovation, encourages respect and promotes unlimited success.

OhioMHAS operates regional psychiatric hospitals in six locations across the state that operate 365/24/7. Our specialized facilities provide short-term, intensive treatment to patients in both inpatient and community-supported environments. We also deliver comprehensive care to patients committed by criminal courts

We are accepting applications for a Social Worker 1, position number 20041458 at Appalachian Behavioral Healthcare, 100 Hospital Drive, Athens, OH 45701.

  • Work Hour Schedule:

Schedule is negotiable and may include evenings and weekends.

What you will do

  • Performs psychosocial interventions with clients

  • Performs individual, family or group intervention (e.g., counseling, testing & education of the client)

  • Develops intervention goals & objectives designed to give education & resolve client's problems in functioning

  • Participates in process of establishing, implementing & evaluating treatment system's goals & objectives

  • Interviews clients & client's family to establish case goals & objectives

  • Assesses clients & determines specific intervention techniques for clients & monitors client's responses to treatment systems & provides feedback on effectiveness of prescribed treatment

  • Evaluates lower-level social workers' cases & client's progress resulting from prescribed treatment plans.

  • Maintains necessary data documents to satisfy requirements of federal, state & local agencies

  • Prepares data requiring social histories, admission/ aftercare summaries, court documents & completes forms required by law &/or department policy.

  • Serves on treatment teams & program development teams

  • Attends training meetings, intradepartmental meetings & court hearings

  • Establishes & maintains working relationship with other facilities, agencies & support services in order to coordinate referrals & conduct follow-up services.

What's in it for you:

At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website! Our benefits package includes:

Medical Coverage

  • Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the Ohio Med PPO plan.

Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance

  • Dental, vision and basic life insurance premiums are free after one year of continuous service.

Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance

  • Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave

  • 11 paid holidays per year

  • Childbirth/Adoption leave

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System

  • OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees. The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement. The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee's salary. Visit the OPERS website for more information.

Deferred Compensation

  • The Ohio Deferred Compensation program is a 457(b) voluntary retirement savings plan. Visit the Ohio Deferred Compensation website for more information.

Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws.

Do you have the desire to make a difference? Join our Team! #teamOhioMHAS

Requires current license as social worker (i.e., LSW) as issued by State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage & Family Therapist Board in accordance with ORC 4757.28.

Pursuant to ORC 4757.41 (A)(5) any person engaging in social work or professional counseling as a civil service employee as defined in section 124.01 of the Revised Code who has at least two years of service as of July 10, 2014 is exempt from current licensure as social worker (i.e. LSW) requirement.


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Social Worker 1

Department Of Administrative Services, State Of Ohio