Salary $61,751.41 - $93,274.83 AnnuallyLocation Richfield, MNJob TypeFull-timeRemote EmploymentFlexible/HybridDepartmentHuman Services and Public HealthJob Number23HSPH287KC002Closing1/20/2023 11:59 PM Central
DescriptionThe Children and Family Services area of the Human Services and Public Health (HSPH) department is seeking to fill multiple vacancies of a Senior Social Worker position in the Child Services Program. These positions will be assigned caseloads of children who are in out of home placement, due to abuse and neglect. These children have had permanency determinations of either a legacy youth and are available for adoption or as permanent custody to the agency for ongoing case management. Children are referred from the Child Protection Case Management Program.Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visitemployee referral program. Effective January 1, 2023, there will be a general salary adjustment of 2.5% to the minimum and the maximum of the range. Location and hours:These positions are hybrid and will be performed both on-site at 6625 Lyndale Avenue S., Suite 200, Richfield, MN 5542 and remote as job duties require. Work will include travel outside the metro area to conduct meetings. Work hours are flexible and are primarily days, Monday through Friday. Occasional evening hours may be required. While these positions are designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin. New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022 to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment. About these position types:These are full-time, benefit earning positions.These positions are internally classified as a Social Worker, Senior.Click here to view the job classification specification.In these positions you will:
Ensure children's physical, educational, medical, cultural, and mental health needs are met while they are in out of home placement care.
Work in teams with other social workers, foster parents, therapists, Guardian ad Litems, and medical community.
Provide monthly visitations with each assigned child, time reporting, social history writing, and other verbal and written communication requirements.
Need to have:
One of the following:
Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, sociology, or human services, and at least 27 quarter credits of graduate work in the above areas, and three years or more of full-time supervised experience as a social worker.
Master's degree or higher in social work or closely related field with course work emphasis in areas such as social work methods, human growth and behavior, and principles of social welfare.
Licensed as a Graduate Social Worker by the Minnesota Board of Social Work.
A valid driver's license and daily access to reliable transportation to travel primarily within/outside of the metro area to meet with clients in their residential settings and/or perform authorized off-site work duties.
Nice to have:
Experience working with preadolescents and adolescent children.
Experience with child development and awareness of resources for children.
An understanding and sensitivity to people of diverse cultures.
Assessment skills and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work in team settings.
Ability to plan and organize work, manage multitasking activities in a changing fast paced environment, and complete paperwork in a timely manner.
About the department:Human Services delivers a variety of services to individuals or families that assist with basic needs or encourage client change around specific objectives. We work with individuals as well as systems and communities in order to develop policy and advocate for the people we serve. The people we serve and our communities are connected. By helping one, we help the other.About Hennepin County:Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at www.hennepin.us/employees.Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.Your future. Made here.