The Long Term Services and Supports and Adult Protection (LTSSAP) area of the Human Services and Public Health department is seeking a Senior Social Worker to join the Adults Long Term Case Management team. This position may be for you if you have experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and related conditions, physical/medical conditions, emotional and psychological disabilities, or have a desire to develop this expertise.
Our goal is to promote and support the health, safety, and well-being of adults with developmental disabilities and related conditions. These positions will work within an interdisciplinary team that includes mental health professionals, educators, medical professionals, and social workers.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 page.Location and hours: This position is hybrid and will be performed both in the community and remotely as job duties require. Typical hours are 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. While this position is designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin. New employees who are hired into 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 as a Social Worker, Senior. Click here to view the job classification specification. In this position, you will:
· Review records to assist in determining eligibility and understanding the individual's needs.
· Provide ongoing case management including minimum twice a year visitation with each individual.
· Assist in the coordination of services to meet the adults physical, educational, cultural, medical and mental health needs in the least restrictive environment.
· Consult with other social workers, therapists, care providers, parents/guardians, medical and/or mental health professionals and others about the care needs of the client.
· Utilize and apply person-centered principles and practices in conducting assessments and work on cases.
· Complete documentation in a timely manner, including time reporting, social history, service and placement plans, and full team screenings.
· Comply with federal and state regulations for case management of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and follow best practice and professional standards.
Need to have:
· One of the following:
o 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.
o 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.
o Licensed as a Graduate Social Worker by the Minnesota Board of Social Work.
· Access to reliable transportation to transport individuals as needed.
Nice to have:
· Experience that meets Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional (QDDP) federal criteria.
o Working with individuals with developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, medical conditions, and/or related conditions.
o With county and community resources that assist individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities or related conditions.
o With medical assistance state plans, waivered services, and Rule 185.
o Assessing individuals using a person-centered approach.
· Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, and computer 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.
This position may have access to systems or other documentation that contains HIPAA data.
Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates may be required to complete a driver's license check, drug test, and/or background check