State OF Nevada Silver Springs , NV 89429
Social Workers are licensed professionals who provide case management services to children, families, the elderly, and other individuals within local communities and institutions.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES positions are assigned to provide child welfare services to children and families and community contacts to develop and implement a case plan that presents intervention strategies to meet the child's needs.
Social Workers provide ongoing case management services by developing and implementing plans of care including home visits; monitoring services; report preparation and record keeping; and providing technical information and educational services.
This is a full-time underfill position located in Fernley.
Positions include a variable work agreement that will be scheduled to work hours and days different than 8 a.m.
to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday such as swing shift and weekends, with overtime after 40 hours per week.
The State of Nevada and Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) offers an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax!
The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS), together in partnership with families, communities and other governmental agencies, provides support and services to assist Nevada's children and families in reaching their full human potential.
DCFS programs include child protective and welfare service delivery in rural Nevada and oversight of urban county-operated child protective and welfare services, children's mental/behavioral health treatment and residential services (outpatient and inpatient acute) in urban Nevada, and statewide juvenile justice services including state-operated youth training centers and youth parole.
DCFS is an extremely complex organization with incredibly dedicated and professional staff committed to building strong communities through strengthening families.