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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PSYCHIATRIC CASEWORKER 1 - Underfill
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $49,047.12 to  $72,119.52  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 in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Division of Child and Family Services
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 10.186
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 47729
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 06/10/2024
Close Date: 06/24/2024
Recruiter:
   VICTORIA SHEEHAN
   Phone: (775)684-0133
   Email: torisheehan@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 2 Days 4 Hrs 16 Mins
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.
The Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) is recruiting for a Psychiatric Caseworker 1 (PCW) underfilling a PCW 2 with the Wraparound in Nevada (WIN) Program in Carson City. This is a full-time position that includes a variable work agreement with overtime after 40 hours in a week. Wraparound in Nevada (WIN) is a community-based program that provides tiered care coordination/targeted case management to children/youth with serious emotional disturbances who have complex needs across multiple domains. WIN utilizes a screening/assessment process in partnership with youth and families to determine their needs and the appropriate level of care coordination. WIN provides tiered care coordination that includes both High Fidelity Wraparound (HFW) and FOCUS. Both models are embedded in the System of Care values and principles and place the child/youth and their family at the center of all planning. This position performs a variety of duties across community-based settings including youth and family homes. Duties include developing, coordinating, and monitoring plans of care, coordinating, and collaborating with community service providers, and partnering with youth and their families to develop and facilitate child and family team meetings. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to 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. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. 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
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Do you speak any languages other than English? If yes, what language(s) and do you consider yourself fluent enough to converse with others in that language?
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
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
7251 Amigo St,
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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