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Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Division of Child and Family Services
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code:
Announcement Number: 36670
Open to all qualified persons.
for another 13 Days 17 Hrs 3 Mins
Social Workers are licensed professionals who provide case management services to children, families, the elderly, and other individuals within local communities and institutions.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) positions are assigned to provide child welfare services to children and families to include but not limited to: deliver strength-based family centered case management services to families that promote the safety, 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 with policy and practice guidelines; facilitate permanency for children in accordance with state and federal requirements (i.e. within 24 months of removal); and provide documentation of assessments, CFT's, monthly caseworker visits, court reports, social summaries, diligent search efforts, TPR packets and other pertinent paperwork.
This is a full-time position underfilling a Social Worker 3 in the Adoption Unit located in Carson City. A current Nevada Social Work license is a requirement for employment. Positions include a variable work agreement that 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 per week. The State of Nevada and Division of Child and Family Services (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 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax! DCFS, together in partnership with families, communities and other governmental agencies, provides support and services to assist Nevada's children and families in reaching their full human potential. DCFS has a vision of safe, healthy, and thriving children in every Nevada community.
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In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Licensure or provisional licensure as a Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Independent Social Worker or Associate in Social Work and one year of professional experience providing case management in a social work setting equivalent to a Social Worker I in Nevada State service.
Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required by the Division of Child and Family Services.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
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.
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.
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