CHILDREN'S SERVICES SOCIAL WORKER II/III
County of San Mateo
The Human Services Agency (HSA) of the County of San Mateo is seeking 15 qualified applicants for the position of Children's Services Social Worker II / III in the Children and Family Services Division.
Social Workers within this Division provide a wide variety of Child Welfare Services to neglected, abused or dependent children and their families in order to ensure the health, welfare and safety of children; keep children with their families by providing services which would safely maintain the children in the home; arrange substitute care in relatives' homes, shelter care, foster care, group homes and institutions when necessary; develop a permanency plan for children who are unable to return home; and effectively work with a team of professionals comprised of diverse backgrounds. In addition, Social Workers in this Division perform safety and risk assessments; provide crisis intervention; make referrals for children and families; participate in processing children taken into custody pending juvenile court action; appear and present cases in court; write court reports and treatment/case plans; and serve as officers of the juvenile court, acting for and as directed by the court in all relationships with their clients.
Assignments on the Children and Family Services Unit may include Intake/Screening, Emergency Response, After Hours, Adoption, Permanent Placement, Family Maintenance & Reunification, AB12, Licensing and Court Investigations. Traditionally, new workers are assigned to Emergency Response, Court Investigations or Family Maintenance & Reunification; however, that may shift based on agency needs.
The ideal candidates will possess:
Final Filing Deadline: March 27, 2019
To learn more about the position and to apply online, please visit our website at http://jobs.smcgov.org. Applications are only accepted online. EOE
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