Social Worker IV-B

  • County of Mendocino, CA
  • Ukiah, California
  • Jan 03, 2019
Full Time Human and Social Services
  • Salary: $57,907.20 - $70,408.00 Annually

Job Description

The Position

The current vacanciesare in various locations throughout the County. The list developed from this recruitment will be used for a limited period to fill open and promotional, regular full-time, and part-time positions in a variety of service areas, and locations throughout the County, should they occur.Pursuant to current bargaining unit agreements, employees regularly assigned to the coastal region or in Covelo are eligible to receive a 5% assignment premium. Bilingual English/Spanish encouraged to apply.

Immediate Extra-Help Openings - if you are interested in temporary, extra-help work, please check 'Extra-Help' as one of the options underQuestion #7, Agency-Wide Questions, on the application.

Under general direction the Social Worker IV carries a complex caseload of the most complex cases determining the services required by County applicants or clients for social services; performs difficult studies and develops comprehensive client service plans. Typical assignments are within child welfare and adult service programs.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
Social Worker IV is the advanced level in the Social Worker series. Incumbents work with a high degree of independence in administering services and in using agency or community resources. Some positions may determine initial and continuing eligibility for one or more aid programs. The Social Worker classification differs from the Social Worker Assistant classification in that the former is responsible for assessing clients, developing client case plans and/or court reports, locating necessary services, collaborating with service providers, providing case management, delivering direct services to families, and assigning and directing the work of Social Worker Assistants. Social Worker III differs from Social Worker IV in that the latter is the advanced level and most experienced worker, assigned the most complex cases, specialized functions and/or lead worker duties, and requires both advanced education and social work experience.

Assignments at A/B/C/D levels will be dependent upon required education and experience described below.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
Exercises no supervision over other staff. May act as a mentor to others working in the same program area.

TheSocial Workerseries provides an excellent career path for those interested in pursuing a career with the County of Mendocino.


Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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