SOCIAL WORKER I, HEALTH SERVICES
|Department||MDH Behavioral Health Admin - Program Direction|
|Date Opened||10/4/2018 3:25:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||1/18/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$19.83 - $25.62/hour|
|HR Analyst||Carolyn Chase|
LOCATION OF POSITION
MDH, Behavioral Health Administration - Program Direction, Catonsville, MD
Main Purpose of Job
Social Worker I, Health Services is professional clinical social work at the intermediate level providing direct social work services to clients in a special population in a health care setting. The Social Worker I, Health Services provides clinical and case management services to individuals who have been found Not Criminally Responsible and placed on conditional release by the Maryland Courts, under the supervision of the Maryland Department of Health, Behavioral Health Administration. The main function of this position is to provide administrative monitoring and direct services when needed to conditionally released persons. This position provides appropriate services and support to the conditionally released consumer, monitors the consumer's compliance, and supports the need for public safety. These functions are fulfilled by monitoring services as clinically appropriate and consistent with recognized standards of practice and the statutory requirements. The goal is to provide guidance and consultation to community providers and consumers and to ensure the judicial system and citizens of Maryland an immediate method for the safe return of those individuals, when necessary, to an MDH facility.
Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners under the licensing requirements for Social Workers.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Previous work in forensics is preferred; willingness to learn forensic system is essential.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
1. Candidates must be licensed as a Graduate Social Worker or Certified Social Worker by the Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners prior to appointment to a position in State service. Applicants who do not have a license may also apply pending receipt of the required license. When the license is obtained, submit a copy to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Testing Unit. A copy of your license must be attached to the application.
2. Candidates appointed to positions in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of an automobile. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess an appropriate operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.
Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.
Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.
If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.
If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov.
Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.