Salary: $51,281 - $76,170 per yr USD
Social Workers are licensed professionals who provide case management services to children, families, the elderly, and other individuals within local communities and institutions. The Division of Child and Family Service's (DCFS's), Child Welfare section is recruiting for a Social Worker 3 in Elko, NV. Child Welfare Social Worker positions are assigned to provide child welfare services to children and families to include but not limited to: conducting thorough assessments of families at SAFE Model specific times throughout the life of the case; assessing for and managing on-going safety threats throughout the life of the case; delivering strength-based family centered case management services to families that promote the safety and well-being and permanency of children; ensuring children have their medical, mental health, and educational needs met; ensuring case plans are developed and reviewed in accordance with policy and practice guidelines; documenting assessments, attending child and family team meetings, performing monthly caseworker visits, preparing court reports and social summaries, contributing diligent search efforts, completing termination of parental rights (TPR) packets, and other pertinent paperwork. A current Nevada Social Work license is a requirement for employment. This position includes a variable work agreement and will be scheduled to work hours and days different than 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday as needed. After hours, on-call weekdays, and weekends are paid overtime after 40 hours in a week. DCFS offers an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and sick leave per year, 11 paid holidays, and no city, county, state, or social security tax! 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.
Announcement Number: 40599
Open to all qualified persons.
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.