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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
SOCIAL WORKER 2
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $46,311.84 to  $68,674.32  PAY GRADE: 34
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur Statewide.
Department: Health and Human Services
Job Class Code: 12.361
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 30761
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/22/2017
Recruiter:
   CAROL PION
   Phone: (775)684-0151
   Email: cpion@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position
Social Workers are licensed professionals who provide case management services to children, families, the elderly, and other individuals within local communities and institutions.
AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES DIVISION positions assigned to the Community Based Care Program (CBC) ensure a coordinated support system to meet the needs of at risk elderly and disabled persons by providing case management and essential services to recipients of CBC programs statewide to facilitate community integration and avoid institutionalization. Responsibilities include case management, assessment, eligibility determination, development, implementation and oversight of the plan of care, home visits and documentation utilizing a web based case management software system. Positions assigned to the Elder Protective Services Program conduct investigations, and provide prevention and mediation of abuse, neglect, isolation, exploitation and abandonment of persons age 60 and older. Responsibilities also include conducting home visits, documenting case activities, preparing reports, collaboration with law enforcement and other entities, providing technical information and educational services.
DIVISION OF WELFARE AND SUPPORTIVE SERVICES positions provide case management to participants receiving Temporary Assistance To Needy families (TANF). Works with participants with domestic violence, drug/alcohol, mental health issues, pregnant and parenting teens, crisis intervention, completes various assessments, develops self sufficiency plans, conducts home visits, refers participants to community services, motivates and facilitates participant towards employment and monitors participant's progress. Case management is defined as the process by which an individual's needs are identified and the social , rehabilitative and medical services are located, coordinated, monitored and designed to meet those eeds. .................................................. DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY \SERVICES positions are assigned to provide child welfare services to children and families and community contacts to develop and implement a case plan that presents intervention strategies to meet the child's needs. Provides ongoing case management services by developing and implementing plans of care; including home visits; monitoring services; report preparation and record keeping; providing technical information and educational services.

To Qualify:
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 and one year of professional experience providing case management in a social work setting equivalent to a Social Worker I in Nevada State service.
Special Requirements
    Licensure or provisional licensure as a Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Independent Social Worker, or Associate in Social Work by the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required by the Division of Child and Family Services.
    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.
    The Division of Child and Family Services requires this position to be subject to on-call.
The Examination
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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Please indicate which divisions you would be willing to accept employment in. AGING - WELFARE - CHILD & FAMILY. You must indicate geographical locations in which you would be willing to accept employment in your profile. (Child & Family does not have positions in Las Vegas or Reno)
2) What active Nevada social work license do you currently hold (social worker, clinical social worker, independent social worker, associate in social work)?
3) What active Nevada provisional license do you currently hold (social worker, clinical social worker, independent social worker) and when does the license expire?
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
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
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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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