Salary $63,295.19 - $95,606.70 AnnuallyLocation Hennepin CountyJob TypeFull-timeRemote EmploymentFlexible/HybridDepartmentHuman Services and Public HealthJob Number23HSPH287TV066
Closing4/10/2023 11:59 PM Central
DescriptionThe Long-Term Services and Supports/Adult Protection area of the Human Services and Public Health (HSPH) department is seeking a Senior Social Worker to join their team. The Senior Social Worker will assist with conducting licensing study, annual relicensing visits, issuing and following up on correction orders resulting from licensing, relicensing and complaint visits, maintain records of all homes assigned. This position will also monitor and assist DHS with physical plant issues, complaints, and investigations as assigned, and submit information to supervisor and support staff to have homes entered into county and state systems.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 the employee referral program page.Location and hours:This position is hybrid and will be performed both on-site at the Richfield Office at 6625 Lyndale Ave South #200, Richfield, MN 55423, and remotely as job duties require. Work hours will be Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 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 the position type:This is a full-time, benefit-earning position.This position is internally classified a Social Worker, Senior.Click here to view the job classification specification for Social Worker, Senior.In this position, you will:
Coordinate and conduct licensing studies/visits in provider homes for relicensing, new developments, and changes of premise.
Issue and follow up on correction orders resulting from licensing visits.
Follow up on vulnerable adult reports as referred by the Department of Human Services (DHS) and complaints and physical plant issues as they are made aware by the provider, case managers, guardians, etc.
Update and maintain electronic records for every home licensed.
Participate in quality Improvement and licensing team meetings, licensor meetings, Minnesota Adult Foster Care Workers Association (MAFCWA) meetings and other consultation and training meetings as assigned.
Communicate with providers, case managers and colleagues to ensure quality in the homes licensed.
Need to have:
One of the following:
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.
Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, sociology, or human services, and at least 18 semester (27 quarter) credits of graduate work in the above areas, and three years or more of full-time supervised experience as a social worker.
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 and conduct licensing studies and relicensing visits at provider locations.
Nice to have:
Working within adult licensing.
Using databases and computer applications such as SSIS and electronic case filing and performing data entry where accuracy is essential.
Coordinating and facilitating meetings between social workers, service providers, and family members.
Using Microsoft Office suite (Excel, OneNote, Outlook, Teams, and Word).
Possess awareness and sensitivity to various cultural practices and strengths.
Engage quickly and effectively with children, youth, families, and service providers.
Be assertive in moving meetings forward.
Manage conflict and emotional situations without becoming central to the process.
Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. Bilingual candidates who pass a language assessment may qualify for additional bilingual pay and duties.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.This position may have access to systems or other documentation that contains HIPAA data.