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Job Title:  SOCIAL WORKER 1

SOCIAL WORKER 1 - 60027118
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

CARSON CITY, NEVADA, US, 89701

Requisition Id:  3831

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 is recruiting for a Social Worker 1 in Carson City, Nevada.  This recruitment may be used to underfill a Social Worker 3.  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.  Advancement to the next level may occur after meeting the minimum qualification, satisfactory performance, and with endorsement of the appointing authority.

 

Incumbent provides child welfare services to children and families to include conducting thorough assessments of families at SAFE Model specific times throughout the life of the case; assessing/ managing for on-going safety threats throughout the life of the case; delivering strength-based family centered case management services to families that promote the safety and well-being and permanency of children; ensuring children have their medical, mental health, and educational needs met; ensuring case plans are developed and reviewed in accordance with policy and practice guidelines; and ensuring documentation of assessments, CFT’s, monthly caseworker visits, court reports, social summaries, diligent search efforts, TPR packets, and other pertinent paperwork.

 

 This is the entry level to the Social Worker series.  To view the full class specification visit:  https://hr.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/hrnvgov/Content/Resources/ClassSpecs/12/12-345spc(2).pdf

 

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This is a full-time position and includes a variable work agreement that will be scheduled to work hours and days different than 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday as needed. After hours on-call weekdays and weekends are paid overtime after 40 hours in a week.

 

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 each 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 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

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.
The Division of Child and Family Services requires this position to be subject to on-call.
Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required by the Division of Child and Family Services.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant at the cost of the applicant.

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