Louisiana Department of State Civil Service SOCIAL WORKER 7 in United States

SOCIAL WORKER 7

Salary

$4,453.00 - $8,767.00 Monthly

Location

Monroe, LA

Job Type

Classified

Department

Office of Juvenile Justice

Job Number

403-SCY-102376-TH

Closing

4/26/2018 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

This vacancy is located at the Swanson Center for Youth in Monroe, LA and may be used to fill position number 50365070.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.

Applications without the education and/or work experience sections completed will be considered incomplete and will not be accepted.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of work experience.

Applicants with international degrees must provide an equivalency evaluation and a copy of their transcript at the time of application. The equivalency evaluation and transcript can be attached to the electronic application or faxed to (225) 219-1041 no later than the closing date of this job posting. Applications submitted without the above documents may not be considered.

Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully.

Evaluating experience - Your application is being reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Minimum Qualification Review – See History – Click the History link for the results of your application review. Passing candidates will designate as "Pass". Failing candidates will designate as "Fail".

Eligible for consideration - You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.

Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review - Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral.

Referred to hiring manager for review - Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.

Position filled - Someone has been selected for the position.

Position canceled - The agency has decided not to fill the position.

The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers, and at our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.

(Please note: Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process. Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at www.jobs.la.gov).

For more information about this vacancy you may contact:

Tonia Hudson

DPS/Human Resources

Email: Tonia.Hudson@la.gov

In the event there is a preferred reemployment list for this position, the position may be filled from that list with no other interviews.

If you are contacted for an interview, please let us know at that time if you will need special accommodations.

NOTE: Prior to an appointment, the selected applicant must take and pass a drug screening test, possess a valid Louisiana Driver's License and clear a background check.

This agency participates in the E-Verify system for verification of citizenship and employment authorization.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A master's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work followed by five years of professional level social services experience.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

Positions require possession of Licensure as a Licensed Master's Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).

NOTE:

The master's degree in social work must be from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Job Concepts

FUNCTION OF WORK:

To provide the management component in program development and service delivery of a social work services program at a 24-hour facility.

LEVEL OF WORK:

Manager.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Broad review from a higher-level administrator.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Direct over licensed, master's degree-level social services staff and other employees in accordance with the allocation criteria memo.

LOCATION OF WORK:

Department of Health and Hospitals; LSU-Health Sciences Centers, Acute Care Hospitals, Medical Schools; Department of Public Safety and Corrections.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:

Differs from the Social Worker 6-A and 6-B by the presence of managerial responsibility for a multi-faceted social work component incorporating three or more supervisory units at a 24-hour facility.

Examples of Work

EXAMPLES LISTED BELOW INCLUDE BRIEF SAMPLES OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. PLEASE NOTE THAT NOT ALL TASKS ARE INCLUDED.

Determines social work services program goals, objectives, and priorities; identifies policy and procedure issues in collaboration with management staff.

Provides line supervision on an ongoing basis to one or more managerial-level social services employees responsible for major departments or comprehensive social services components within the social service delivery system.

Assigns program-related projects to management staff and supervises work in progress, including administrative assignments made by agency director.

Maintains dialogue with multidisciplinary counterparts and program/administrative counterparts in local, regional, and statewide agencies for on-going review and evaluation, identification, and resolution of problems encountered in collaborative efforts.

Reviews cases with subordinate supervisors; assists and guides them in the teaching of advanced techniques and in developing skills in specialized intervention methodologies.

Reviews performance plans and evaluations of all social work services staff.

Assures that social work activities are conducted in accordance with acceptable standards of practice and in accordance with all applicable regulations and statutes.

Carries administrative responsibility as delegated by a facility administrator for ongoing specialized assignments such as the monitoring of policies and procedures to assure the protection of client's rights and the supervision of the investigation of alleged or suspected abuse, neglect, or other violations of such rights.

Directs and coordinates a complex in-service training program for the continuing development of skills in social service staff.

Develops, interprets, and implements policy and procedures for the agency.