The Position Working under close supervision, the Social Worker I is the entry/trainee class in the professional Social Worker series. A Social Worker I receives in-service training in social services programs and basic case study methods in order to perform elementary social services and identify needs for more intensive services; and performs other related work as assigned. As requisite skill and knowledge are developed, greater independence and the full scope of responsibility are exercised. Unless a position is permanently allocated to the Social Worker I level due to the nature of the work, employees are expected to promote to the Social Worker II after one year of satisfactory performance at the trainee level.
Additional Information A valid driver’s license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation. The existing eligible list will be replaced upon completion of this examination. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill part-time and full-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises.5% differential added for assignments in Child Welfare Services.
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