Social Workers 4 Open Positions posted 3/31

SOCIAL WORKER – 4 OPEN POSITIONS

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https://vthr.erp.state.vt.us/psc/VTHR/CUSTOMER/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?FolderPath=PORTAL_ROOT_OBJECT.HC_HRS_CE_GBL2&IsFolder=true

 

Job Description







Job Title:



Social Worker


Job ID:


618989


Location:

Rutland



Full/Part Time:











Full-Time




Regular Shift:

N/A



Regular/Temporary:



Classified



Hourly Rate:



22.090000


Posting Date:


03/29/2016


Pay Grade:


23


Position Number:


750134


Application
Deadline:


04/12/2016


Department:


Children and Families
















































 

 

 

 



 

 



 










General Information


This position, Social Worker (Job Opening #618989), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Jennifer.Burkey@vermont.gov.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.



Overview


The Department for Children & Families’ Family Services Division is seeking professional level social workers to join our team of dedicated staff in supporting children, families and communities.  Our goal is to promote safety, permanency, wellbeing and law abidance for children in need. Your role may involve conducting assessments related to child abuse and neglect or delinquency and/or providing ongoing services to at-risk families, children in state care, or youth on juvenile probation.  We work in partnership with parents, relatives, educators, law enforcement, community-based service providers, courts, foster parents, and others. The work we do is meaningful, challenging and critical to the safety and well-being of Vermont’s children and families. Please visit the DCF website for more information and resources to help you decide if this might be the right career for you: http://dcf.vermont.gov/fsd/career.


 


General Job Description


Professional level social services casework for the Department for Children and Families (DCF) of the Agency of Human Services (AHS) involving the management and delivery of services to children and families. Incumbents may be assigned to participate in intake/investigation, child protective services, juvenile services, adoption services, and/or residential licensing.  All employees of the AHS perform their respective functions adhering to four key practices: customer service, holistic service, strengths-based relationships and results orientation. Work is performed in a district office under the supervision of an administrative superior, but with significant opportunity for individual discretion and judgment.

To read the full job specification for this position, please visit the DHR Job Specifications page.    


                                                                                                           


Minimum Qualifications


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Education: Master's degree in social work.

Experience: None

OR

Education: Bachelor's degree

Experience: Eighteen months of human services casework, including at least six months with a child or youth services caseload.

Note: Satisfactory completion of a social work traineeship in DCF will be considered qualifying. The traineeship period is normally 18 months, but may be shortened to 12 months upon recommendation of the supervisor and approval of the Family Services Division Director.

Special Note: Casework services means direct responsibility for client intake, assessment, plan development, monitoring, service procurement, and case closure in a formal human services delivery system.

Special Note: A BSW acquired through a program sponsored by the Department for Children & Families will be considered qualifying.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.  


 


Equal Employment Opportunity


The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.




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