SOCIAL WORKER 1

  • State of Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Sep 20, 2021
Human and Social Services
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description

Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Division: DHHS - AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES DIVISION

Business Unit: HR-ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES

Work Type: PERMANENT

Salary Range: $45,142.56 - $66,628.08

Recruiter: ANA MARIA ORNELLAS

Phone: 775 684-0151

Email: aornellas@admin.nv.gov

Position Description

Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) is recruiting for multiple Social Worker 1 positions. These vacancies are located within Community Based Care and Adult Protective Services in Las Vegas, Reno, Carson City, and Elko Nevada.

This recruitment may be used to underfill a Social Worker 2 position. Under close supervision, incumbents at this level function in a trainee capacity, learning to determine social service needs of clients, develop appropriate solutions and case plans, and provide ongoing case management services. Advancement to the next level may occur after meeting the minimum qualification, satisfactory performance, and with endorsement of the appointing authority.

Social Workers are licensed professionals who provide case management services to children, families, the elderly, and other individuals within local communities and institutions. The Social Workers will be responsible for investigating reports of abuse, neglect, exploitation, abandonment, and isolation of vulnerable adults 18-59 years of age and elders 60 and above. Through investigation within the community and long-term care facilities within the State of Nevada incumbents are responsible for providing or arranging for services to alleviate and prevent further maltreatment while safeguarding clients' civil liberties.

ADSD provides an atmosphere of innovative thinking, teamwork, friendly co-workers, and provides a positive working environment. The mission of ADSD is to provide leadership and advocacy in the planning, development, and delivery of a high quality, comprehensive support service system across the lifespan to allow all of Nevada's elders, children, and adults with disabilities or special health care needs, to live independent, meaningful, and dignified lives to the greatest extent possible.

To view the full class specification visit: https://hr.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/hrnvgov/Content/Resources/ClassSpecs/12/12-345spc(2).pdf

THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

Minimum Qualifications

Licensure or provisional licensure as a Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Independent Social Worker or Associate in Social Work.

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.

Special Requirements

A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for fingerprinting.

Licensure or provisional licensure by the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers as a Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Independent Social Worker, or Associate in Social Work is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of employment.

A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas

Job Address

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