|This is an Open Competitive Requirement for fulltime employment with MUSD as a classified School Social Worker (10 month calendar year). This position is a limited term due to it being based on grant funding. |
Unsolicited resumes and/or other materials will not be accepted. No additional information will be accepted after thefinal filing date stated above. Please be sure to attach all required documents and answer all supplemental questions. Proof of education (copy of degree or trancripts), as well as copies of Driver's License and auto liability insurnace, must be attached with your application. Your training and experience along with your responses to the supplemental questionnaire will be part of the examination and selection process.
ANTICIPATED RECRUITMENT TIME-LINE After an in-depth evaluation of training and experience, only those that most closely meet the needs of the district will be invited to participate in Oral Technical Appraisal. The tentative date for the Oral Technical Appraisal is TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013.
Under general supervision, the School Social Worker will provide school-based mental health services at school sites, as part of ESSC Grant, Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Grant. The School Social Worker will work directly with students who experience difficulties in educational achievement due to social, emotional, adjustment and/or attendance issues. Also, the School Social Worker will provide direct clinical and case management services to students and parents, and provide consultation and in-service training to school site personal. In addition, the School Social Worker must be able to develop plans to improve students’ well-being that will include follow-up procedures and evaluation targets.
The School Social Worker will interact directly with students, parents and other identified parties of interest. The School Social Worker will handle, maintain and organize confidential records and information regarding minors and their families. Also, successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to work within a school environment.
|ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:|
|The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that maybe performed. The omission of specific statements of duties doe not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class. |
|KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES/MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:|
Training and Experience:
A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation with a Bachelor’s degree in social work, or a related field, accredited by Western Association of School and Colleges (WASC) or California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (CA BPPE); or, possession of a valid professional license or certification in a related field issued by the State of California or an independent professional organization; and, one to two years of professional or volunteer experience performing functions and duties similar to School Social Worker; or, some combination of education, training and experience that produces the requisite knowledge and ability.
A Master’s degree in a closely related field is desirable.
Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:
A valid driving license issued by a state authority and proof of valid auto liability insurance. Some assignments may require the ability to speak and write in a designated second language.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:
The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position classification must perform in carrying out essential job functions:
Persons with disabilities may be able to perform the essential duties of this class with reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodation will be evaluated on an individual basis and depends, in part, on the specific requirements for the job, the limitations related to disability and the ability of the hiring department to accommodate the limitation.
Due to the nature of this classification, the examination for this School Social Worker consists of:
Evaluation of academic qualifications and work experience – Qualifying
Oral Technical Appraisal – 100%
All required documents and proofs must be submitted with the application. No other material, including materials posted on the applicant’s master application, will be accepted.
Montebello Unified School District, Classified Human Resources reserves the right to change or alter the examination plan at any time.
This is a full-time limited position, with only five (5) vacancies. The eligibility list may be used to fill additional vacancies that occur within twelve months (the term of the list). Positions in this class normally work eight (8) hours per day, five (5) days per week and ten (10) months per year. Additionally, this position is funded through a grant, which is subject to change and is limited in duration.
GO TO http://www.montebello.k12.ca.us/hrclass FOR FULL INFORMATION
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Thursday, April 11, 2013
DWC seeks a full-time licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) to support the expansion and enhancement of DWC’s mental health services program. The LCSW will provide direct therapeutic services to women through one-on-one therapy and support groups and provide clinical oversight and supervision to staff and interns. The LCSW is a member of the Clinical Health Services team and will work in collaboration with other health professionals and report directly to the Clinical Program Manager.
Provide clinical therapeutic services to clients, including individual and group therapy and coordination of substance abuse and mental health treatment for participants with co-occurring disorders. Coordinate and collaborate with the health providers in the on-site clinic to improve health outcomes.
Provide individual and group supervision of staff, interns, to Associate Clinical Social Workers, and volunteers who provide therapy, case management services, and facilitate support groups.
Develop and maintain relationships with local universities that provide DWC with interns; assist with annual intern recruitment.
Work to effectively meet client needs and resolve individual barriers through follow-up, advocacy and collaboration with DWC staff and community service providers. Participate in and/or facilitate team meetings.
Monitor Individualized Service Plan progress in collaboration with Program teams.
Maintain accurate and timely records of activities, case management notes, and services provided to each client.
Provide crisis intervention and model de-escalation techniques as needed.
Provide regular, written reports to the Clinical Program Manager and additional reports as assigned.
Other duties as assigned to support the mission of the organization.
Master’s of Social Work degree preferred and current LCSW license in the State of California required
Two years experience post licensure preferred
Crisis intervention experience, and familiarity and comfort working with issues related to homelessness, substance abuse, mental health diagnosis, and history of trauma required
Experience providing psychosocial assessments, individual therapy, group therapy, and/or supportive
counseling to individuals with complex mental health and medical issues required
Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; proven ability to communicate with diverse audiences
Strong administrative skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) required
Criminal background check and clearance required
Experience working in the medical social work or community mental health field preferred
Experience working in a residential setting with adults with severe mental illness preferred
Clinical and administrative supervision experience preferred
Oral and written fluency in Spanish and English a plus
SCHEDULE AND SALARY: This is an exempt, full-time position. Office hours are 9:00am to 5:30pm, with flexibility to work evenings and weekends when necessary. Salary range $50,000-55,000/annually, depending on qualifications & experience. To Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to HR@DWCweb.org. Please include “LCSW” in subject line of your email.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Foster Family Case Manager (San Fernando Valley/Santa Clarita Areas) FT/40 hrs. Provide services to children and families (caseload will be prorated based on hours worked per week, and may vary from 3-15 cases). Supervise the placement for each assigned foster child and provide support for the child and foster parents. This includes: Ensuring that each child's needs are met; Making sure that each foster home is in compliance with all Olive Crest Foster Family Agency policies, County policies and Title 22 policies; Instructing, counseling, training, and supporting foster parents in dealing with the foster child's needs and problems. Education Requirement: Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in one of the following: social work; social welfare; marriage, family and child counseling; child psychology; child development; counseling psychology; social psychology; clinical psychology; educational psychology; or education with emphasis on counseling. Prior experience in FFA case management highly preferred. Position will be assigned to work more predominantly in the northern part of LA County (San Fernando Valley/Santa Clarita areas).
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