Social Service Practitioner V (CFS)

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Mar 17, 2020
Full Time Human and Social Services Public Health
  • Salary: $59,820.80 - $82,222.40 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

Children and Family Services (CFS) is recruiting forSocial Service Practitioners Vwho function as lead workers andprovide diagnosis, assessment, intervention, and case management support to individual groups, children and/or families with complex health, psychosocial or economic problems. Incumbents also perform specialized social work duties, train and mentor Social Workers and lower level Social Service Practitioners, and assist Supervising Social Service Practitioners with supervisory functions. Click Here for Social Service Practitioner Job Preview Video.

For more detailed information, refer to the Social Service Practitioner V job description.


Candidates available for the following assignments are encouraged to apply and may receive additional compensation as specified in the MOU .

  • BilingualPositions (Spanish/English)
  • Standby or call-back duty
  • Rotating/Swing/Night Shift: CFSprovides 24 hour emergency response services and operates an After Hours Response Center, which requires availability to work swing and/or night shift. Positions may be assigned to work a 4/10 or 3/12 schedule and may be eligible to receive anEvening/Night Shift Differential. Make sure to indicate a willingness to work rotating shifts, which includes weekends, on your application.


Travel: Incumbents travel throughout the County, and must possess and maintain a valid California Class C driver license and a clean driving record. Employees may be required to use personal vehicles and show proof of automobile liability insurance.

Physical:Employees visit clients in their homes and other settings tocompleterisk andsafetyassessments.Incumbents must be able to visually assessallegationsof abuse and the client's environment as mandated by the State of California.Positions require ability to lift and carry children up to 50 lbs.

Minimum Requirements

Experience: Two (2) years of experience, all of which must have been obtained within the last five (5) years, in a government child welfare agency performing duties equivalent to a journey-level Social Service Practitionerin San Bernardino County. Equivalent experiencemust includeperforming complex social work assignments, comprehensive diagnostic assessments, in-depth clinical intervention, and treatment plans. Note: Experience asa Social Worker II or Social Service Practitioner Iis not considered qualifying.


Education: A Master's degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education -OR- a Master's degree in Human Services, Psychology, Counseling with an emphasis in marriage, family, or child counseling, or a closely related field.

Candidates in Final Year of Master's Program : Applicationswill be accepted from candidates whoare within 120 days of completing a qualifying degree provided they meet the minimum requirements for experience at time of application. Job offers may be made contingent upon degree completion; verification of qualifications will be required prior to hire.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess experience in training/mentoring and Safety Organized Practice.

Selection Process

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on a review of the Application and Supplemental Questionnaire; therefore it is to your advantage to provide as much relevant and detailed work experience as possible. Resumes may accompany the application as supplemental information only, but are typically not considered or reviewed unless specifically requested on the job announcement. Completing your application with statements such as "see/refer to resume" or "see attached" rather than completing your work history may affect your eligibility or competitive evaluation score.

Applications will be accepted continuously and reviewed periodically. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaires.

To ensure timely andsuccessfulsubmission of your onlineapplication, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automaticallylogged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfullysubmitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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