PSCS Social Worker I, Criminal Justice
|Department||Department of Public Safety and Correctional Svcs|
|Date Opened||9/7/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||10/5/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$54,992.00 - $88,315.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Jacob Rolon|
If you are looking for an exciting career in Social Work with competitive pay, great benefits, pension, and opportunity for advancement and professional growth – Apply to become a DPSCS Social Worker today!
The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) is seeking dedicated candidates for our Social Work positions. The Social Worker positions within DPSCS are critical for the betterment, empowerment, and reintegration into society for those in our care. Our Social Workers are constantly changing lives and bringing to those in our care a chance for a better, healthier, and more fulfilling life.
As a member of the DPSCS team, in addition to a competitive salary, you can enjoy a wide range of benefits such as medical and dental coverage, paid time off (i.e. vacation, sick leave), state pension, supplemental retirement options (i.e. 401k, 457b etc.) and even become a member of a state employee credit union.
We are dedicated to ensuring that our Social Worker employees are properly compensated for their vital role and professional experience. Our Social Work employees are brought onboard at an increased salary starting at $68,822.
The Incredible Work You Will Be Doing
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LOCATION OF POSITION
Anne Arundel County: 7931 Brock Bridge Road, Jessup, MD 20794, 7805 House of Correction Rd, Jessup, MD 20794
Baltimore City: 550 East Madison Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
Somerset County: 30420 Revells Neck Road, Westover, MD 21890
Washington County: 18601 & 18701 Roxbury Road, Hagerstown, MD 21746
The purpose of this position is to provide the full range of social work services to adult inmates housed in a correctional facility within the Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services. Provides clinical case management services and develops comprehensive aftercare plans for special needs inmates due to be released.
Conducts therapeutic/didactic groups with a cognitive-behavioral theory base to the general inmate population.
Maintains and completes monthly reports and statistics.
Serves on peer level consultation teams.
Participates in institutional, regional and divisional staff meetings as required.
Serves on special task force and work group as assigned by supervisor.
Completes special projects or task as assigned.
Provides individual counseling for crisis intervention as assigned.
Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.
Education: Determined by the State Board of Social Work Examiners under the licensing requirements for Social Workers.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
1. Employees are required to be licensed as a Graduate Social Worker (on or before June 30, 2018), Master Social Worker (on or after July 1, 2018), Certified Social Worker or Certified Social Worker-Clinical 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 hiring department.
2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.
1. Employees are required to meet mandatory standards for continuing education as determined by the hiring department. Employees who fail to obtain the required continuing education credits shall be subject to disciplinary action including demotion, suspension and dismissal.
2. Employees must complete an approved training program in group counseling techniques.
3. Employees may be required to complete the Level I Counseling course certified by the Maryland AIDS Professional Education Center.
4. Employees required to qualify for and successfully complete the Entry Level Training Academy operated by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions.
Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 410-484-5928. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.
If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload, please email the requested information to email@example.com referencing the recruitment number in the subject line, or fax to 410-484-5928 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment Division at 410-585-3999.
If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov <Application.Help@maryland.gov> or 410-767-4850.
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.
People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.