State of Nevada SOCIAL WORKER 1 - DIVISON OF WELFARE AND SUPPORTIVE SERVICES in Nevada
SOCIAL WORKER 1
- DIVISON OF WELFARE AND SUPPORTIVE SERVICES
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 32
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In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Welfare and Supportive Services Division
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code:
Announcement Number: 40604
Open to all qualified persons.
for another 6 Days 1 Hrs 46 Mins
Social Workers are licensed professionals who provide case management services to children, families, the elderly, and other individuals within local communities and institutions.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
This recruitment maybe used to underfill for Social Worker 2 position in the Reno and Carson City areas. Advancement to the next level may occur after meeting the minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance, and endorsement of the appointing authority. The Division of Welfare and Supportive Services (DWSS) employs licensed social workers who have a passion for helping Nevadan's reach their highest level of self-reliance. DWSS social workers provide personalized case management to TANF recipients assisting to overcome significant barriers including domestic violence, mental health, substance abuse, physical disability, learning disability, housing and homelessness, child behavioral issues, CPS involvement, legal issues, parenting skills and pregnant and parenting teens.
DWSS social workers are responsible for conducting psycho-social assessments, developing personal responsibility plans, conducting home visits, transporting clients to appointments, case management & monitoring client progress, client advocacy, crisis intervention, developing knowledge of community resources and establishing relationships with community partners. DWSS offers a supportive work environment, promoting both an independent and teamwork approach to client service. DWSS social workers are on duty during standard business hours, Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Alternative work schedules such as 4 - 10 work days are an option. 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.
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In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Licensure or provisional licensure as a Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Independent Social Worker or Associate in Social Work.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for fingerprinting.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
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.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications 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.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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