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Social Worker

Position Description?


The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of duties in support of a Community Services program, Workforce Development program and casework. Duties include assisting the program coordinator or center manager in the development of policies and procedures and completion of various reports. Work involves development of complex casework plans designed to assist clients to resolve their economic and social functioning problems or crisis, and become self-sufficient or stabilized. Client problems relate to such areas as finances, education, employment, housing, health, grief, victimization, and substance abuse. Resolution involves on-scene assessments, interviewing, determining eligibility for social services, identifying problems, counseling, on-scene crisis intervention, victim assistance or making home visits related to client needs and providing assistance or follow-up. May act as a liaison between clients, professional staff and community agencies, including other City departments.


Qualifications


Bachelor's Degree in social work or related field, and 3 years of experience in strength based casework management, counseling, working with clients in crisis, and/or involved in the criminal justice system. Bilingual preferred.


May have flex hours in order to work with clients who are working during office hours.?


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Social service and workforce-related agencies and programs available in the community.

  • Current policies and regulations governing eligibility for clients.

  • Effective interviewing and counseling techniques and procedures.

  • Work with a wide diversity of clients and lifestyles.

  • Principles and practices of supervision and social work.

  • Criminal justice system and crime victim rights.

  • Maintain confidentiality of records and information.

  • Applicable Federal, State, and City rules and regulations.


Physical Demands


Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching,? reaching, standing, walking, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.


Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.? Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.? Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met. Working Conditions are in an office setting.? Depending on assignment some travel may be required.?


Job Information


Closing Date:?December 7, 2018 ????????? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?Hiring?Salary:?$59,144.95 - $73,931.19


Full Salary Range for Position:?$59,144.95 - $88,717.42?


Additional Application Information


It is important that your application shows all relevant work experience and education. Work experience must be noted on the application.?Applicants may?be rejected if not fully?complete.?Your resume may?not be substituted as an application.


Applicants may request a reasonable accommodation, if needed, by?contacting Human Resources at 623-936-7111.


Bachelor's Degree in social work or related field, and 3 years of experience in strength based casework management, counseling, working with clients in crisis, and/or involved in the criminal justice system. Bilingual preferred.


May have flex hours in order to work with clients who are working during office hours.?



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