Social Worker – Psych / Intensive In-Home Services

Application Deadline: 2023-11-30
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Portage County Health & Human Services is hiring a full-time Social Worker to support the Psych / Intensive In-home Services Section.

Summary of Position:

This position participates in a team approach to provide in-home therapy services for severely emotionally disabled (SED) children and families. It provides behavioral skill development, case management, and consultation services to individuals and their families as directed by the lead in-home therapist.

What are the primary job duties?

Provides behavioral skill development, case management, and consultation services, which includes;

Implements and monitors individualized treatment plans for intensive in-home therapy clients as directed by lead in-home therapist.
Provides coordination to community agencies for SED children and families as needed.
Records clinical treatment notes and progress notes.
Prepares and presents client cases for staffing with primary therapist and physicians.
Provides client transportation when appropriate.

What are the minimum qualifications?

Bachelor degree in social work or a related human service field required.
One year experience within the last seven years working with the mentally ill required, experience with children’s mental health preferred.
Certification or eligible for certification as a Social Worker in Wisconsin preferred.

Portage County offers an AWESOME benefit package, which includes the following;

Vacation – available on day one!
Health insurance- your choice of two health plans- (Health Savings Account associated with a High Deductible Health Plan with a County contribution or a PPO Co-pay plan)
Health insurance starting at $19.15 a paycheck!
Wellness incentive plan offered with health insurance enrollment! Earn up to $600 per year!
Flexible spending account
Dental insurance
State of Wisconsin Retirement Plan – County contribution of 6.8%!
Paid holidays
Paid sick leave
Life insurance- premium paid by the County (must work a minimum of 30 hrs/wk)
Long term disability insurance- premium paid by the County (must work a minimum of 30 hrs/wk)
EAP (Employee Assistance Plan) – paid by the County
457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan

Portage County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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