Social Work Specialist – Youth Justice/Bridges Program

Application Deadline: 2023-08-01
Job Type: County
Job Description:

DEPARTMENT: Human Services

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Recruitment will be ongoing

Why apply today?

Employees enjoy the following benefits: health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System, vacation, paid holidays, sick time, and more!

Provides case management and other specialized social work intervention services to youth involved in the youth justice system and their families to help them develop competencies, establish and maintain healthy daily living skills, and ensure personal and community safety.

-Provides effective, supportive services for youth and their families by respectfully assessing their strengths, needs, and safety factors with sensitivity to any past traumatic experiences, and incorporating these into collaborative case planning so the youth can successfully meet supervision expectations and conditions.
-Ensures timely, accurate, client-focused, and strength-based case documentation, including preparation of legal documents for juvenile court; in adherence to federal, state, and county requirements including confidentiality; and through utilization of proficient computer skills.
-Consistently utilizes effective verbal and written communication skills to foster positive working relationships with clients, coworkers, other service providers, and the general public; successfully addresses and resolves conflicts; and promotes healthy, pro-social functioning of client families.

-Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in social work, human services, or a closely related field.
-Certification or licensure under Wisconsin Statutes chapter 457 as a Social Worker, Advance Practice Social Worker, Independent Social Worker, or Independent Clinical Social Worker; or certified or licensed within one year of hire. A Social Worker Training Certificate per State Statute Chapter 457 does not meet this qualification.
-Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license.
-Must provide evidence of meeting or exceeding the minimum automobile liability insurance requirements contained in the Winnebago County Travel Ordinance.

A Winnebago County application MUST BE COMPLETELY FILLED OUT to be considered for this position (do not use “see attached”) and can be found at Mail the completed and signed application form to PO Box 2808, Oshkosh, WI 54903-2808. You can also complete the application form and email it to us (see our web site listed above for email address) or drop it off in person at 112 Otter Avenue, Oshkosh, WI.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $29.16 – $32.40 per hour

Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Paid time off

8 hour shift
Ability to commute/relocate:
Oshkosh, WI 54901: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Social work: 1 year (Preferred)

Deadline Note: Ongoing until filled.