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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $55,958.40 to  $83,394.72  PAY GRADE: 37
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.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Division of Child and Family Services
Location: Elko
Job Class Code: 12.392
Announcement Number: 40792
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 10/06/2020
Close Date: 10/20/2020
   Phone: (775)684-2213
   Email: t.sieben@dhhs.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Casework Management Specialists within the Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Child & Family Services, provide case management services for children and their families and may be assigned to one of many specialized programs and/or facilities where duties may be performed in the home and/or any similar setting.
The Nevada Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) is recruiting for a Casework Management Specialist Supervisor (CMS Supervisor) within the Child Welfare program in Elko, Nevada. The CMS Supervisor is responsible for initial and on-the-job training of assigned staff and assisting staff in acquiring their ongoing training needs to comply with training policy requirements; ensuring staff properly implements DCFS policies and procedures, statutes, regulations, and directives necessary for the safety of children and families served by DCFS; ensuring consistent case consultation with workers for the purpose of reviewing policy, best practice standards, and coaching based on SAFE criteria. Duties also include establishing clear expectations for performance and completion of SAFE Model interventions; reviewing case documentation for quality and completion of required UNITY screens and assessments prior to approval; verifying collaborative case plan meetings are held on a regular basis and that quality monthly visits occur with children, parents, and foster or relative placement and are documented within required timeframe; and reviewing court reports and legal documents to ensure timely submittal and compliance with local, state, federal, and agency policies.
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.

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 early childhood education, special education, human growth and development, criminal justice, psychology, counseling, social work or closely related social/human services related field and four years of professional experience providing case management services specific to children in a health and/or human services setting, one year of which included supervising staff who provide case management services to children in a health and/or human services setting; OR one year of experience as a Casework Management Specialist 4 in Nevada State Service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience above the Bachelor's degree level as described above.
Special Requirements
    This position requires a State of Nevada/FBI background check, at the cost of the applicant.
Additional Position Criteria
    This position requires a driver's license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
    This position is located in the northeastern corner of the State of Nevada, in Elko which is situated on the Humboldt River between Reno, Nevada and Salt Lake City, Utah.
The Examination
Casework Management Specialist Supervisor
The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.

Those applicants deemed amongst the most qualified will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
1) Describe your experience, including the number of years, supervising staff who provide case management services to children in a health and/or human services setting.
2) Describe your experience, including the number of years, as an agency representative working with community partners and/or public agencies.
3) Describe your experience, including the number of years, working with State and federal laws regarding child welfare.
4) Describe your experience, including the number of years, with escalation and crisis intervention regarding child welfare.
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 89701-4204

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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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