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Child Welfare Social Worker 3
TWIN FALLS ID 83303
Category: Other
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Job code: lhw-e0-90387459

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  Job posted:   Fri Jun 1, 2018
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Child Welfare Social Worker 3
The Division of Family and Community Services in Region 5 has a current opening for a Child Welfare Social Worker 3. This position will be located in the Twin Falls office and will provide consultation to staff in that office. The emphasis of this position will be working with the Region 5 Permanency and Licensing Team.
This is the third of a six-level Child Welfare job series. Incumbents at this level serve as lead worker in a social service unit and mentor students and newer social worker staff completing the Child Welfare Academy. Incumbents provide consultation to other Social Workers on complex cases and work autonomously in single-person and small field offices where supervision is periodic and at a distance. They may serve as supervisor.
Incumbents review initial interview reports of students and probationary staff based on assessment and fact-finding interviews to obtain and assess mental, physical, economic, employment, environmental, and social status of child/family/caregiver. They evaluate intake reports as related to student and probationer Competency-Based Learning Contract (CBLC) assignments and learning goals. They assess interview information to determine substantiation of referrals for child abuse and neglect.
The Idaho Department of Health & Welfare is a drug-free workplace. Any applicant offered employment in this position at the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test.
If you have previously applied for Child Welfare Social Worker 3 and wish to be considered for this vacancy, you must reapply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used.
**Responsibilities:**
* Design, organize, develop, implement and monitor effectiveness of case plans on regular caseloads.
* Review and evaluate the design and effectiveness of case plans developed by students and probationers.
* Determine appropriate client placement and ensure least restrictive environment and take necessary action to reduce risk to child and family.
* Provide emergency and crisis intervention services.
* Perform and/or review family risk assessments to determine need and eligibility for services and level of care.
* Develop safety plans for children and prepare concurrent permanency plans.
* Evaluate special needs, problems and resources and provide service plans that may include counseling social services, support and change-oriented activities.
* Prepare case record notes attesting to engagement with and results from specific kinds of service.
* Lead and participate in interdisciplinary team staffing to modify treatment plans and design and recommend treatment modalities for problem resolution and specific case interventions.
* Refer clients and others to community resources and provide/review court-related services including testimony, mediation, negotiation and implementation of agreements and recommend need for legal intervention.
* Review adoption documents from each region and make adoption recommendations.
* Recruit for and/or review home studies and other documents related to Foster Care Licensing.
* Provide consultation, technical assistance and mentor social work students and probationary staff attending the Child Welfare Academy.
* Review/evaluate intake reports, case plans, assessments, and court-related services as related to CBLC.
* Provide input to supervisors regarding observed individual progress and performance.
* Plan and organize work of students and new staff and assign, review, and approve work.
* Provide in-service training to unit staff and serve as agency field instructor for Title IV-E Stipend and other students.
* Consult with and provide technical assistance to law enforcement officials, court personnel and collaborate with community resources such as social service/school staff and foster/adoptive parents.
* Use keyboard to document and enter client data into computerized record systems.
**Minimum Qualifications:**
* Licensure as a Social Worker in Idaho in accordance with Idaho Code 54-3201 et.seq.
* AND
* Three years experience as a Social Worker in assessment or case management of child protection cases in Idaho.
OR
Two years experience as a Social Worker in assessment or case management of child protection cases in Idaho and one academic year (9 months) of child welfare practicum experience may substitute for one year of experience.
OR
Two years experience as a Social Worker in assessment or case management of child protection cases in Idaho and six months as a mentor in Competency-Based Learning Contracts, as designated by a supervisor may substitute for one year of experience.
OR
Two years experience as a Social Worker in assessment or case management of child protection cases in Idaho and service as a field instructor for an accredited social work program.
OR
Two years experience as a Social Worker in assessment or case management of child protection cases in Idaho and a Master of Social Work Degree.
OR
Two years experience as a Social Worker in assessment or case management of child protection cases in Idaho and one year experience in another public child welfare system or child welfare agency.
OR
One year experience as a Social Worker in assessment or case management of child protection cases in Idaho and two or more years experience in another public child welfare system or child welfare agency.
* AND
* Applicants must possess a valid Idaho driver's license.
**Exam:**
There is an exam for this position to determine an applicant's eligibility. Click the "" button below to review the exam. You must receive a score of 100 to pass this exam. If at any time during the screening/testing process your responses or resume do not support the answers you provided, your name will be removed from the register.
**How to Apply:**
Click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position. When updating your online application information, please select _Health and Welfare_ under "Agencies," _full-time_ under "Job Type/Shift," and _Twin Falls_ under "Cities."
*Open for Recruitment:* May 29, 2018 - June 5, 2018
*Announcement #:* 09427047937
*Location(s):* Twin Falls
*Salary Range:* $23.62 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

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