Social Workers are licensed professionals who provide case management services to children, families, the elderly, and other individuals within local communities and institutions.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
Division of Child and Family Services positions are assigned to provide child welfare services to children and families to include but not limited to: conduct thorough assessments of families at SAFE Model specific times throughout the life of the case; assess/manage for on-going safety threats throughout the life of the case; deliver strength-based family centered case management services to families that promote the safety and well-being and permanency of children; ensure children have their medical, mental health and educational needs met; ensure Case Plans are developed and reviewed in accordance with policy and practice guidelines; and ensure documentation of assessments, CFT's, monthly caseworker visits, court reports, social summaries, diligent search efforts, TPR packets and other pertinent paperwork.This is a full-time underfill position located in Carson City. A current Nevada Social Work license is a requirement for employment.
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 as needed. After hours on-call weekdays and weekends are paid overtime after 40 hours per week.
To see full Class Specifications visit:http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-12_0/
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Licensure or provisional licensure as a Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Independent Social Worker or Associate in Social Work and one year of professional experience providing case management in a social work setting equivalent to a Social Worker I in Nevada State service.Special Requirements Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required by the Division of Child and Family Services. A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant. Licensure or provisional licensure by the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers as a Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Independent Social Worker, or Associate in Social Work is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of employment.
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