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Job Title:  CASEWORK MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST 2

CASEWORK MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST 2 - 60042819
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

CARSON CITY, NEVADA, US, 89701

Requisition Id:  2162

Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Division: DHHS - DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES 

Business Unit: HR-RURAL CHILD WELFARE 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

Salary Range: $49,151.52 - $72,871.20

 

Recruiter: LISA D FRIEND 

Phone:  775 684-0110 

Email: friend@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

 

Casework Management Specialists within the Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Child & Family Services, provide case management services for children and their families and may be assigned to one of many specialized programs and/or facilities where duties may be performed in the home and/or any similar setting. Incumbents perform some of the duties described in the series concept and continue to receive training in performing the duties outlined in the series concept.

 

The Division of Child & Family Services (DCFS) is recruiting for a Casework Management Specialist 2 within the Intake Unit in Carson City, Nevada.  This recruitment may be used to underfill a Casework Management Specialist 3.  Progression to the next level in the series may occur after meeting the minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance, and with the endorsement of the appointing authority. 

 

This position is responsible for the initial intake assessment of children to identify if they may be in need of protection; a thorough collection of pertinent information through motivational interviewing so that a sound and sufficient safety decision can be made; gather information in accordance with the information collection standard outlined in the Intake Policy; understand the SAFE model, especially present and impending danger; conduct and document diligent searches according to statewide policy and DCFS procedure; respond to after hours on-call emergencies; and act in accordance with statute, regulation, policy, and procedure.

 

This position includes 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 in a week.

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-12_0//

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, special education, human growth and development, criminal justice, psychology, counseling, social work, sociology or closely related social/human services related field and one year of professional experience providing case management services to clients in a health and/or human services program; OR one year of experience as a Casework Management Specialist I in Nevada State Service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience above the Bachelor's degree level as described above.

 

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

 

Informational Note

  • Licensure by the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers as a Social Worker or Clinical Social Worker may be substituted for one year of required work experience. Individuals who have current licensure may be required to maintain licensure as a condition of continuing employment.

Special Requirements

  • A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
  • Positions are subject to call-out or call-back.
  • Positions require a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • Positions may be required to work evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.

 

The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.


Nearest Major Market: Carson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Reno