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    #50971408
  • Salary
    TBD
  • Source
    Washington County
  • Date
    2024-02-01
  • Deadline
    2024-04-01

Social Worker I/II

Oklahoma, Stillwater, 74074 Stillwater USA
 
Full-time

Social Worker I/II Print (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washingtonmn/jobs/newprint/4371099) Apply  Social Worker I/II Salary $66,019.20 - $90,064.00 AnnuallyLocation Stillwater, MNJob TypePart TimeJob Number23-00397DepartmentCommunity Services DeptOpening Date01/31/2024Closing Date2/11/2024 11:59 PM Central

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JOB SPECIFICSWashington County Community Services has 2 Part-time or Intermittent Social Worker I/II positions available within the Social Services Division. These positions will be providing Crisis Response and/or Stabilization services. This Unit is responsible for adult and child mental health crisis response and stabilization services, along with after-hours emergency social service, child protection response and adult protection emergency protective service response. The unit is staffed 24/7 - weekends, evenings and holidays. The hours are Friday-Monday, days/evenings, with some holidays and additional on-call coverage. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE:

Paid work experience providing 2,000 hours of Mental Health Services to Children's and/or Adults

Paid work experience providing Crisis Mental Health Services in a County or Private Agency Setting

Paid work experience providing individual and/or family mental health therapy

Paid Work experience providing mental health case management in a county or community setting

Paid work experience providing substance use disorder treatment services

SELECTION TECHNIQUE: Your training and experience will be rated based on the required application material submitted and the top scoring candidates will be forwarded to the hiring department for further consideration.HOURS / DAYS: Friday-Monday, evening/day shifts. Work schedules (hours and days) and location are subject to change based on department needs.ANTICIPATED HIRING RANGE: $31.74 - $43.30 Hourly This position may be hired at the Social Worker II (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washingtonmn/classspecs/811901?keywords=social&pagetype=classSpecifications) level, depending on qualificationsJOB SUMMARYThe Social Worker I is an entry level position responsible for identifying and assessing complex individual, family and community problems and strengths, selecting case work, group methods or community resources and implementing plans to protect vulnerable people, promote independence and prevent abuse or neglect.A Social Worker I may be assigned duties in any of the following units: Family/Children, Licensing, Chemical Health, Adult Mental Health, Development Disabilities, Adult Family Services, Adult Protection, Minnesota Family Investment Program/WorkForce Center or Housing.EMPLOYMENT CRITERIAMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in social work or related field, or equivalent.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's Degree in Social Work or related field and one year of related experience as a Social Worker is highly desirable.CORE COMPETENCIES, JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR SUCCESSFUL JOB PERFORMANCECore Competencies (http://www.co.washington.mn.us/DocumentCenter/View/5174) outline essential business and professional traits necessary to perform this job. Promote a diverse, culturally competent, and respectful workplace; Demonstrates knowledge of the principles, techniques, practices and ethics of Social Work; Demonstrates knowledge of interviewing techniques and skills at conducting interviews; Demonstrates knowledge of relevant laws, policies and resources; Demonstrates knowledge of social and economic problems and family systems; Demonstrates knowledge of legal and court proceedings; Demonstrates ability to assess vulnerabilities and strengths of individuals and families; Demonstrates ability to develop clear and reasonable services and plans; Demonstrates ability to coordinate implementation of services and plans with families, other agencies and the community at large; Demonstrates ability to counsel and offer supportive services to individuals and families including those in crisis; and Demonstrates ability to apply previously acquired knowledge and skills to complex situations.DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESCoordinate client intake: Receive referrals, conduct interviews and investigate to identify and assess problems or need for intervention/service; Develop, write, implement and monitor strength-based individual and family service plans to correct/eliminate identified problems; Determine appropriate resources and referrals to community-based care and services; and Develop and implement abuse prevention plans to address vulnerabilities.Determine and implement intervention services: Assess risks to self and others (abuse or neglect and dangerousness); Intervene in crisis situations; Coordinate and secure emergency services; and Negotiate and resolve conflicts.Provide client case management: Collaborate and consult with others (professional staff and community agencies) regarding clients, community services or programs; Open and maintain client case records and files according to established standards and timelines, Prepare necessary correspondence, required narratives, eligibility reviews and other incoming/outgoing communication about the client; Provide appropriate information regarding case openings, closings, and denials; Provide testimony or written recommendations in county or district court or in administrative appeal hearings regarding client cases; Advise clients of possible resources, rights and responsibilities under programs or services; and Develop, coordinate and deliver program information to the general public, special interest groups and professional organizations.Perform other duties as assigned.WORK ENVIRONMENTSemi-sedentary involving office and outside field work. Lifting requirement may include lifting up to 20 pounds. Exposures may include but not be limited to disagreeable odors, communicable diseases, bodily fluids and behavior challenges. Use of general office equipment to include telephone, cell phone, pager, personal computer, laptop computer, electronic recorder, calculator, etc. Additional physical/mental requirements that occur may not be listed above, but are inherent in performing the position's essential functions.This job description is intended to describe the kinds of tasks and level of work difficulty being performed by people assigned to this classification. The list of responsibilities is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. The County retains the discretion to add or change the contents of this job description at any time.Washington County offers a comprehensive benefit package (https://web1.co.washington.mn.us/NeoGovNotices/SHR/2022/EmployeeBenefits.pdf) including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance.For a more detailed overview of our AFSCME exempt (salaried ) benefit package, click here (https://www.co.washington.mn.us/DocumentCenter/View/50324/AFSCME-Exempt-Benefit-Synopsis) .For a more detailed overview of our AFSCME non-exempt (hourly) benefit package, click here (https://www.co.washington.mn.us/DocumentCenter/View/55122/AFSCME-Non-Exempt-Benefit-Synopsis) .01 Do you have a completed bachelor's degree in Social Work (or a closely related field)?

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If you indicated meeting the minimums by having an equivalent combination of education and experience, please briefly describe the combination and explain why you feel it is equivalent. (If you answered "No" to the above question, enter "NA" in the text box.)

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Do you have paid work experience providing 2,000 hours of Mental Health Services to Children's and/or Adults?

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No

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If you answered "Yes" to the above question, you must provide a brief summary of your experience and the name of the employer(s) where you gained that experience. (If you answered "No" to the above question, enter "NA" in the text box.)

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Do you have paid work experience providing Crisis Mental Health Services in a County or Private Agency Setting?

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No

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If you answered "Yes" to the above question, you must provide a brief summary of your experience and the name of the employer(s) where you gained that experience. (If you answered "No" to the above question, enter "NA" in the text box.)

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Do you have paid work experience providing individual and/or family mental health therapy?

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No

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If you answered "Yes" to the above question, you must provide a brief summary of your experience and the name of the employer(s) where you gained that experience. (If you answered "No" to the above question, enter "NA" in the text box.)

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Do you have paid Work experience providing mental health case management in a county or community setting?

Yes

No

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If you answered "Yes" to the above question, you must provide a brief summary of your experience and the name of the employer(s) where you gained that experience. (If you answered "No" to the above question, enter "NA" in the text box.)

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Do you have paid work experience providing substance use disorder treatment services?

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No

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If you answered "Yes" to the above question, you must provide a brief summary of your experience and the name of the employer(s) where you gained that experience. (If you answered "No" to the above question, enter "NA" in the text box.)

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AgencyWashington County (MN)Address14949 62nd Street North Stillwater, Minnesota, 55082 Phone651-430-6081 Websitehttp://www.co.washington.mn.us Apply Please verify your email address Verify Email

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