Commonwealth of KY SOCIAL SERVICE WORKER I in Nicholasville, Kentucky

61035BRAuto req ID:61035BRAgency ::53 - Cabinet for Health and Family Serv. Location ::Jessamine County # of Vacancies ::1Class Title ::SOCIAL SERVICE WORKER IDepartment/Division/Branch/Address ::Department for Community Based Services

Office of Protection and Permanency

111 Edgewood Plaza

Nicholasville, KY 40356Position Type ::Full-time Merit (18A)Work Week ::37.5 hr/wk Pay Grade ::13Special Entrance Rate ::YESPost Employment Requirements ::If appointed to the Cabinet for Families and Children or to the Department of Juvenile Justice, an employee in this classification must furnish to the appointing authority within one month of appointment documentation that he/she possesses a valid driver’s license and must maintain a valid driver’s license for the length of employment in this classification.Additional Requirements ::Upon appointment, employees in this class may be required to maintain a valid driver's license and required to drive a licensed vehicle. This status may be necessary for the length of time in this class. If this is necessary it will be listed in the specific position description for that position. Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check. Applicants and employees in positions which perform job duties that may require contact with offenders in the custody or supervision of the Department of Corrections or with youth in the care, custody, or supervision of the Department of Juvenile Justice must meet qualifications pursuant to the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, 28 C.F.R.115.17 and 115.317.Description of Job Duties:This position will be performing Child Protective Services (CPS).

Under direct supervision, provides family/community based services including child protection, adoption services, or residential treatment for emotionally disturbed/behavior disordered children. Investigates complaints of abuse/neglect of children, spouses and/or adults. Makes home visits, assesses the need for services and provides ongoing family based services. Develops service objectives and services plans, makes appropriate private referrals, provides and coordinates needed services, and works as a member of a team to ensure unified service provision. Interviews clients and explains or interprets agency services. Prepares court reports, testifies at court hearings and/or monitors conditions set by the court. Enters data into the computer system and maintains records. Other duties as assigned.Special Requirements ::NoneJob Group ::HUMAN SERVICESCharacteristics of the Job ::Provides entry level professional social work services to families, individuals and/or juvenile offenders through the assessment of client needs and the provision of social services; and performs other duties as required.Minimum Requirement - Education ::Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree in social work, sociology, psychology, marriage and family therapy or a related field.Minimum Requirement - Experience ::NoneSubstitute Education for Experience ::NoneSubstitute Experience for Education ::NoneSalary Range::Pay Grade 13 (MIN-MID) $32,042.40 - $42,656.40 yearly at 37.5 hour work week OR $34,178.64 - $45,500.16 yearly at 40 hour work week Special Entrance Rate Salary ::$2,803.72 monthly at 37.5 hours per week OR $2,990.64 monthly at 40 hours per week.Work Schedule ::1st ShiftPost Date ::04/17/2018Post Ending Date ::04/26/2018Vacancy Type ::Competitive - Open To All Candidates Probationary Period ::This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 9 months. For additional information refer to: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/101/001/325.htm.FLSA Designation:NON-EXEMPT - The position(s) is/are not exempt from FLSA requirements for time and a half overtime compensation. The employee(s) will earn time and a half for time worked in excess of 40 hours per work week. Agency Contact email and/or telephone number ::Kristen.Turpin@ky.gov