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Job Title:  SOCIAL WORKER 1

SOCIAL WORKER 3 - 60027074
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

CARSON CITY, NEVADA, US, 89701

Requisition Id:  3269

Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Division: DHHS - DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES 

Business Unit: HR-RURAL CHILD WELFARE 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

*Pay Grade: GRADE 32 

Salary Range: $45,142.56 - $66,628.08

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: ANA MARIA ORNELLAS 

Phone: 775 684-0151 

Email: aornellas@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

The Division of Child & Family Services (DCFS) is recruiting for a full-time Social Worker 1 in Carson City, Nevada.  This recruitment maybe used to underfill a Social Worker 3 position.  Progression to the next level in the series may occur after meeting the minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance, and with endorsement of the appointing authority.

 

A social worker in the Adoption Unit is responsible for development of new adoption staff through case consultation, direct supervision, coaching, mentoring, and modeling the desired best practice and providing ongoing case management services for their own permanency caseload with a goal of adoption, which includes implementing plans of care, home visits, monitoring services, preparing court reports, record keeping, and providing technical information and educational services.

 

Under close supervision, incumbents at this level function in a trainee capacity, learning to determine social service needs of clients, develop appropriate solutions and case plans, and provide ongoing case management services.  To view the full class specification visit:  https://hr.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/hrnvgov/Content/Resources/ClassSpecs/12/12-345spc(2).pdf   

 

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 sick leave per year, 11 paid holidays, and no city, county, state or social security tax!  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 has a vision of safe, healthy, and thriving children in every Nevada community.

Minimum Qualifications

Licensure or provisional licensure as a Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Independent Social Worker or Associate in Social Work.

 

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.

 

Special Requirements

  • A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
  • This position is subject to on-call.
  • Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required.
  • 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.
  • A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

 

*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

 

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