Social Worker II- Department of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS)
Under general supervision, assesses client needs and develops treatment plans in a variety of social service functions.
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This list will be used to fill any current or future vacant positions in In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS), or Adult Protective Services (APS) within the Social Services Agency, Department of Aging & Adult Services (DAAS). Social Worker II's in these departments provide services to elder, disabled, and/or dependent adults.
In the IHSS program, Social Worker II's may be assigned to case carrying assignments, evaluating, and assessing yearly service needs based on Medi-Cal, Medicare, and SSI eligibility. Candidates must be able to conduct field visits to complete initial and yearly reevaluations of client's service needs.
In the Adult Protective Services (APS) program, Social Worker II's may be assigned to assess, and document reports on Elder or Dependent Adult abuse and neglect, investigate allegations, and document case-related activities. The ability to apply critical thinking skills and to develop professional collaborative partnerships with multi-disciplinary teams, county and community programs, and law enforcement agencies is highly desired. A Master's Degree in Social Work is preferred for Social Worker II positions in APS.
Bilingual candidates and those with a cultural competency in serving persons with diverse backgrounds, including Latino, African and Asian Ancestry are encouraged to apply. If you speak a second language fluently (i.e., Vietnamese, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish, Cantonese, Farsi, and Hindi, etc.), please specify that on your application.
The ability to speak fluently (speak, read & write) in the chosen language will be tested. Candidate must take and pass the required language fluency examination Level II (ability to speak, read and write) the specified language. Offer of employment is conditional upon passing all pre-employment requisites (i.e., background check, language certification, physical, etc. if applicable). For bilingual positions, we offer language differential pay.
Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Master's degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation, or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college
Two (2) years of social work experience
Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college
Four (4) years of social work experience.
Graduate training in an approved school of social work or the related fields above may be substituted for experience, on a year-for year-basis. The practicum experience obtained in the above related fields qualifies as experience.
Master's degree in Social Work may be required by statute for certain positions.
Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment, the ability to qualify and maintain a County Driver's permit.
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