Salary $63,295.19 - $95,606.70 AnnuallyLocation Minneapolis and surrounding suburbsJob TypeFull-timeRemote EmploymentFlexible/HybridDepartmentHuman Services and Public HealthJob Number23HSPH287KC007Closing1/31/2023 11:59 PM Central
DescriptionThe Behavioral Health area within Human Services and Public Health (HSPH) is seeking two Senior Social Workers to join the Transition Age Young Adult team (TAYA) in the Children's Mental Health Case Management area. In this role, you will work with youth and young adults aged 14-24 experiencing mental health and substance use needs who are involved in the Juvenile Legal system to provide early access to services as well as interruption of possible or further involvement in the Criminal Legal System. TAYA provides interdisciplinary case management services for youth and young adults with a person-centered, recovery approach model utilized in Behavioral Health and HSPH. BHCM staff providing case management must meet the requirements for mental health practitioner or mental health professional in MN Statutes 245.4871.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 visit employee referral program.Location and hours:These positions are hybrid and will be performed both on-site at various community sites throughout Hennepin County and remote as job duties require. Work hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with room for flexibility. Occasional evening hours may be required. While this position is 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 for Social Worker, Senior.In these positions you will:
Provide mental health targeted case management to youth and young adults involved in the Juvenile Legal system to include referrals for treatment, housing, vocational, educational, medical and supportive services for individuals and families.
Design and coordinate intensive long and short-term services with individuals, family, providers, and other supports and document progress notes, maintain records, and time report of activities.
Provide preventative and direct mental health services and basic needs screenings, diagnostic assessments to youth and young people in the community, in Juvenile probation, and detention centers to identify strengths, barriers and vulnerabilities.
Engage youth and young adults in treatment plans incorporating their strengths, resources, and goals to ensure health, safety, and access to the best level of care and independence in the community.
Work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team and effectively with in-patient treatment teams, community providers, and families.
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 or 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 transport or meet with individuals in their residential settings and/or perform authorized off-site work duties.
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.
Nice to have:
Qualification as a mental health practitioner or mental health professional in MN Statutes 245.4871.
Working with adult individuals living with serious mental illness.
Working with people with co-occurring disorders.
Providing social services to people from diverse cultures or communities.
With community-based case management.
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
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 The Bridge (Log in as Guest). 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.This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies.