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Social Worker I

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CPS HR Consulting Eureka , CA 95501

Posted 3 months ago

Position Information Performs basic social services casework; identifies client needs for more intensive casework services and provides referrals; carries a caseload of moderately difficult cases; manages a caseload of increasingly difficult cases; and performs other related work as assigned.
Working under close supervision, Social Worker I is the entry/trainee class in the professional Social Worker series.
Employees in this class are learning casework methods, procedures, policies and carry a limited non-complex social services caseload under close supervision and receive in-service training; are given close and constant supervision while learning social work principles, social service programs, basic case work methods and techniques, and departmental rules, regulations and procedures.
Typical assignments are within child welfare and adult services programs; however, at the agency's discretion positions may be assigned to employment services to perform social services case work for employment services clients as required by department needs.
As requisite skill and knowledge is developed, greater independence and the full scope of responsibility is exercised.
Unless a position is permanently allocated to the Social Worker I level due to the nature of the work, employees are expected to advance to the Social Worker II after one year of satisfactory performance at the trainee level.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Social Worker I/II classification receive direct supervision from a Social Worker Supervisor, or other higher-level supervisor or manager.
Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university; OR Pattern 2: Successful completion of thirty (30) college semester units (45 quarter units) from an accredited college or university, including fifteen (15) semester units (22.5 quarter units) in social welfare, social/human services, sociology, or other social or behavioral science*; AND One (1) year of full-time experience in the Social Service Aide, Eligibility Worker II, Employment and Training Worker II or comparable classification; OR Three (3) years of full-time experience providing direct client services to disadvantaged adults or children in a private or public agency.

*Examples of acceptable social or behavioral science courses include: anthropology, criminal justice, education, ethnic studies, history, human development, human services, law, nursing, nutrition, psychology, public health, social welfare, sociology, welfare, women's studies.
While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed.
Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.
Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment.
Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Background check: Prior to hire, candidates must pass a background check, including a criminal records check.
Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information.
A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.
Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks.
State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information.
PERS Retirement Tier 1: 2.7%@55 prior to 7/5/12 Tier 2: 2.0%@55 post 7/6/12 Tier 3: 2.0%@62 post 1/1/13 EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions.
If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.
SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons.
If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at or upon notification that your application has been approved.
Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination.
ABOUT HUMBOLDT COUNTY Humboldt County is considered by many to be the most beautiful county in California.
It is located 270 miles north of San Francisco, and is an area that has densely forested, mountainous areas, as well as over 100 miles of Pacific coastline, including Humboldt Bay, California's second largest natural bay.
Humboldt County is substantially rural, with its greatest population in Eureka, where the College of the Redwoods' main campus is located, and Arcata, home to Humboldt State University.
It's a charming and comfortable area, known for its hundreds of structural examples of Victorian architecture and great bike culture.
The county produces 20% of the total volume and 30% of the total value of all forest products produced in California.
Residents and visitors enjoy the many great performances and cultural events scheduled at Humboldt State University, as well as great restaurants, farmers' markets, museums, state parks, and nature and wildlife areas.
Also popular is the Ale and Spirits Trail, Redwood Coast Music Festival, and the Summer Arts and Music Fest.
Closing Date/Time: 10/3/2018 11:59 PM Pacific


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Social Worker I

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CPS HR Consulting