SOCIAL WORKER 1

  • State of Nevada
  • Winnemucca, Nevada
  • Sep 24, 2021
Human and Social Services
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description

Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Division: DHHS - DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES

Business Unit: HR-RURAL CHILD WELFARE

Work Type: PERMANENT

*Pay Grade: GRADE 32

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

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time

Recruiter: ANA MARIA ORNELLAS

Phone: 775 684-0151

Email: aornellas@admin.nv.gov

Position Description

Social Workers are licensed professionals who provide case management services to children, families, the elderly, and other individuals within local communities and institutions. Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.

The DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES is recruiting for a Social Worker 1 underfilling a Social Worker 3 position in Winnemucca. Social Workers are licensed professionals who provide case management services to children, families, the elderly, and other individuals within local communities and institutions. Positions are assigned to provide child welfare services to children and families to include but not limited to: Conduct thorough assessments of families at SAFE Model specific times throughout the life of the case. Assess/ manage for on-going safety threats throughout the life of the case; deliver strength-based family centered case management services to families that promote the safety and well-being and permanency of children. Ensure children have their medical, mental health and educational needs met. Ensure Case Plans are developed and reviewed in accordance w/ policy and practice guidelines; documentation of assessments, CFT's, monthly caseworker visits, court reports, social summaries, diligent search efforts, TPR packets and other pertinent paperwork. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. This is a full-time underfill position. A current Nevada Social Work license is a requirement for employment.

The State of Nevada and DCFS offer 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 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax! DCFS 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, pregnancy genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-12_0/

Minimum Qualifications

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

Special Requirements
  • 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 Division of Child and Family Services requires this position to be subject to on-call.
  • Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required by the Division of Child and Family Services.
  • A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant at the cost of the applicant.


This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

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: Reno

Job Address

Winnemucca, Nevada United States View Map