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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PSYCHIATRIC CASEWORKER 1 - Reno and Carson City
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $43,346.88 to  $63,746.64  PAY GRADE: 31
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
Division: Division of Child and Family Services
Job Class Code: 10.186
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 37966
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 08/09/2019
Close Date: 08/23/2019
Recruiter:
   ANA MARIA ORNELLAS
   Phone: (775)684-0151
   Email: aornellas@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Psychiatric Caseworkers monitor the treatment and progress of mentally ill or developmentally disabled clients, perform day treatment and psychosocial rehabilitation activities, and coordinate discharge and aftercare services, in an outpatient, inpatient, clinic, residential, treatment center, client's home and other community settings.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. DCFS is recruiting for Psychiatric Caseworker positions within Wraparound In Nevada (WIN) Program in Reno and Carson City. These PCW's are Wraparound Facilitators that provide intensive care coordination within the statewide Children's Behavioral Health system utilizing the High-Fidelity Wraparound (HFW) Model. Wraparound is a process by which families are empowered by a foundation based on the following. We build on a family's strengths to meet their needs. There is one family so one plan is used. Services and resources are the best fit with culture and preferences considered and accessible to the families in a timely manner. We strive to increase a child and family's choice and independence. We work to allow care of children to happen in the context of their family. And we never give up. If you are someone that would relish the opportunity to perform by generating energy in front of teams, facilitating a process that helps children and families achieve autonomy, all while learning new skills, then this position may be the perfect fit for you. We would love to hear from you. Wraparound facilitators work with children who have been determined to have a severe emotional disturbance. Wraparound facilitators work to empower children and families to reach their goals by engaging them in an evidence-based model that utilizes four key elements and ten principles of High Fidelity Wraparound. This is accomplished through a Wraparound facilitators leadership, organization, and ability to help a family most effectively utilize various community providers and family supports. Wraparound is a youth-guided and family driven process. Effective Wraparound facilitators believe that all Nevada children and families deserve to live their best life possible and we accomplish this task through passion, compassion, and never settling for anything less than what is best for children and families. A fun aspect of working with WIN is each new day brings opportunities to celebrate and challenges to overcome.
Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to facilitating Child and Family Team meetings; empowering families to find natural supports; collaborating with community partners and stakeholders; meeting with children and families in their home/schools; contacting team members to monitor progress; as well as collecting data and documenting work that a facilitator has accomplished each day. Besides a great benefits package; in-depth training and support of the entire Wraparound community are amazing perks of the job. This is a full-time position that includes a variable work agreement of 40 hours per week. The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS), together in partnership with families, communities and other governmental agencies provides support and services to help Nevada's children and families in reaching their full human potential. We recognize that Nevada's families are our future and children, youth and families thrive when they live in safe permanent settings, experience a sense of sustainable emotional and physical wellbeing, and receive support to consistently make positive choices for family and the common good. DCFS is an extremely complex organization with incredibly dedicated and professional staff committed to serving Nevada's youth and families. More information on our Division and the valuable services we provide Nevada's children and families can be found at: http://dcfs.nv.gov/. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, or closely related human services field and one year of experience assisting professionals in providing direct client care and implementing treatment and/or service/care coordination plans for individuals with mental illness or developmental disabilities; OR an equivalent combination of experience and education above the bachelor's degree level.
Special Requirements
    Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required and is a condition of continuing employment.
    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.
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.
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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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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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