Social Worker – CLTS

Application Deadline: 2022-11-29
Job Type: County
Job Description:

The employee will provide a variety of case management services to children with severe mental health issues and/or disabilities and their families. The employee will work specifically with children who are receiving services through Children’s Long Term Support Waivers.

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or closely related field. Must also be certified as a Social Worker by the State of Wisconsin Examining Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors; OR become certified within 6 months of employment.

NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a driver’s license and a driving record that meets County standards; OR ability to obtain reliable transportation.

The following duties are typical for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Participates in the assessment and planning as well as service delivery for children eligible for Children’s Long Term Support services. Includes case management for children dually eligible for Comprehensive Community Services.

Determines through interviews, home visits, and other evaluation procedures the range of services needed. Conducts functional screens and assessments. Develops an individual service plan and/or recovery plan for each case assigned.

Provides family-oriented case work services either individually or through a team approach.

Prepares complete and thorough case plans as required by local, state, and federal government and prepares ongoing follow-up reports on each case assigned; makes amendments and changes to plans as needed.

Occasionally places children in alternate care settings such as foster homes, group homes, and institutions; maintains ongoing supervision of placement through home visits and evaluation of social adjustments of both children and their family members; provides ongoing services to children in placement and to their families. Reports to and participates in court and administrative review activities as needed.

Provides emergency and ongoing services to families with the objective of preventing family breakup; provides services with objective of reuniting families when one or more family members are out of the home.

Participates in professional training programs to enhance skills required to perform job duties.

Maintains records, prepares reports and correspondence, and provides court testimony as required.

Develops solutions to work issues that add value for our customers.

Participates in establishing professional development goals that are supportive of broader County goals.

Maintains regular and predictable attendance, works extra hours as required.

Performs related work as required.

Starting salary range: Minimum $58,697.60 annually ($28.22/hour) – Market $65,748.80 annually ($31.61/hour)

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