City and County of Denver
Denver, Colorado, United States
About Our Job This posting will accept applications until July 19th. Please apply as soon as possible. About Denver Human Services Denver Human Services provides support to one in three Denver residents. We envision a healthy community where people are connected, supported, safe, and well. Our services include food, cash and medical benefits, child support and veteran services, child welfare and adult protection, work opportunities, and more. If you are committed to supporting the health and strength of the community and want to be a part of an engaged workplace, we'd love to work with you! About Protection & Prevention Denver Human Services works to protect Denver's children, youth, adults, and elders by providing services and advocacy while promoting family stability, respecting diversity, and working to create and strengthen connections to community resources. We work to prevent abuse by providing education, resources, and support to parents, families, and community organizations. Denver Human Services is currently seeking multiple dedicated and experienced individuals to serve as Social Case Workers Child Welfare Services in the following sections: Ongoing Child Protection The Ongoing Child Protection team primarily provides service to children ages 11 and under. Therefore, it is imperative that the Social Case Worker has a clear understanding of child development and the impact of child abuse and neglect on both children and their families. Intake The Intake team primarily is responsible for investigating new allegations of abuse/neglect of children ages 0-18 in a fast-paced and demanding environment. You will also be expected to contact families and conduct interviews on behalf of the child, as well as maintain professional contacts with community leaders and regularly communicate with law enforcement representatives. Ongoing Youth Services The Ongoing Youth Services team primarily provides service to families with youth ages 12-21. Therefore, it is imperative that the Social Case Worker has a clear understanding of child/youth development, the impact of child abuse and neglect on both children/youth and their families, and how to support transition-age youth in securing permanency. They should also have an understanding of delinquency court processes and appropriate services to maintain PA4 youth safely in their family setting. Beta The Beta Model is a 360 model that includes the Social Case Worker and Supervisor overseeing both intake assessments and ongoing cases. This important position requires a sincere belief in our DHS Child Welfare Values, and the selected candidate must be deeply, personally committed to keeping children with families whenever possible. You will have a chance to specify which section(s) you are most interested in at the end of the job application, though there is no guarantee you will be placed in the section you specify dependent on current hiring needs. Generally, the Social Case Worker: Performs case management activities involving complex problems/cases, assesses individual and family needs, develops appropriate service and/or treatment plan, and provides counseling, referral, and placement services. Conducts initial needs assessment, ascertains nature and extent of complaint and severity of problems, and interviews defined clients and/or family members to elicit information to determine client's/family's medical, employment, economic, educational, and emotional history. Evaluates client's needs, interest, motivation, and pattern of responsibility, reviews case records for client and family profiles, socio-economic history, previous treatment and services experience, and/or special problems and needs, and reviews and discusses case, problems, prognosis, behavior patterns, and needed services with a supervisor or other senior level staff. Develops and implements a treatment plan that provides a variety of social services and referrals to meet social, behavioral, medical, and/or psychological needs, recommends and refers clients to appropriate support agencies and programs, and provides continuous counseling and crisis intervention to achieve objectives. Establishes, maintains, and coordinates services and activities with relevant community agencies, monitors and evaluations activities of agencies contracted to provide a variety of social services, and evaluates progress of placements and/or other services. Represents the department in accordance with Volume 7 and city rules and regulations. Prepares case records, reports, and documents and compiles with state and federal standards in providing case notes, treatment plans, and evaluations. By position, testifies in court as needed by providing expert testimony and preparing comprehensive reports that allow the court to make finding and recommendations that affect court-ordered treatment plans. Performs other related duties as assigned. This position requires an online assessment or test. Once you complete your application, if you meet the qualification for the position you will receive an email from AssessmentTeam@denvergov.org with a link to the assessment or test. We recommend that you add AssessmentTeam@denvergov.org to your safe sender list. If you do not receive the email within 30 minutes of applying, please contact AssessmentTeam@denvergov.org . NOTE: Please attach your official or unofficial transcripts of your completed undergraduate and/or graduate degree and list of professional references to your application in the required attachment section. About You Our ideal candidate has: Proven experience as a self-starter and exceptional organizational skills Superior critical thinking, problem solving and conflict resolution skills Superior time management skills Solid interpersonal and communication skills The ability to represent the organization in several different settings A positive, professional, and proactive attitude Demonstrated communication and writing skills We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications: Education: Baccalaureate Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Guidance and Counseling, or a closely related field. Experience: One (1) year of professional social case work experience. Equivalency: No substitution of experience for education is permitted. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for experience requirements. Licensure and/or Certification: Possession of a valid driver's license at the time of application. About Everything Else Job Profile CA2686 Social Case Worker To view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here . Position Type Unlimited Position Salary Range $51,133.00 - $81,813.00 Starting Pay Based on education and experience Agency Denver Human Services Assessment Requirement Social Case Worker The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. For information about right to work, click here for English or here for Spanish.
County of San Mateo, CA
Redwood City, CA, United States
Description San Mateo County ParksDepartment is seeking individuals to assist Park Rangers with seasonal facility maintenance, including cleaning restrooms and collecting garbage; resource management; visitor services; gatehouse duties; and trail maintenance. The ideal candidate will havethe abilityto learn new skills, the ability to follow directions, and a strong commitment to provide exemplary customer service to park visitors. This position requires driving to different park locations and handling power-driven tools and machines. Candidates selected for this position must have a valid California driver license or equivalent and must be at least 18 years of age at the date of hire due to Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) restrictions. The salary range is $17.47 - 21.85 per hour. Extra-help positions offer temporary employment for up to 1040 hours which is equivalent to about six months full-time, however, employment might end sooner depending on the needs of the hiring department. Extra-help positions are paid on an hourly rate basis and provide some benefits. Extra-help workers are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the extra-help assignment. Qualifications Knowledge of: Policies, procedures and safety regulations related to the park location to which assigned; safety hazards and equipment related to park and marina environments; driving and operating automobiles, light trucks, safety equipment and other motorized equipment safely; communicating effectively orally and in writing; landscaping and ground maintenance practices including pruning, lawn and plant care. Skill/Ability to: Maintain cleanliness of park and marina facilities; use hand, electric and pneumatic power tools; perform light construction, repair and maintenance of facilities and equipment; perform clerical tasks including keeping accurate records, making simple arithmetic calculations, handling cash, and filing; follow oral and written instructions including safety rules, procedures and practices; work courteously and effectively with the public, co-workers, and volunteers; operate motor vehicles and other equipment; stand, walk, and bend for extended periods of time; lift items weighing up to 60 pounds. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to the standard County employment application form. Your responses to the supplemental questions will provide additional information about your qualifications for this position, and will be used by the department in the evaluation process. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for your responses. Neatness, clarity of expression, and the ability to follow instructions will be considered in the evaluation process. Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the ' Apply Online ' button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. If you have any questions, contact the Parks Department Payroll and Personnel at (650) 363-4020. NOTE: Due to the volume of applications for these positions, qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately as these positions may be filled anytime within the process. The Parks Department will screen materials as they are received and will directlycontact qualified applicants for further consideration. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Arlene Cahill(L046)