PSCS Social Worker II, Criminal Justice
|Date Opened||3/1/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||4/26/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$53,741.00 - $86,244.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Jacob Rolon|
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 Worker employees brought onboard at an increased salary starting at $71,306.
The Incredible Work You Will Be Doing
What it means to be a Social Worker in Corrections: Helping patients in their transition
What it means to be a Social Worker in Corrections: Seeing the Human side
LOCATION OF POSITION
7555 Waterloo Road, Jessup, MD 20794
Patuxent Institution is a maximum-security state prison designed to provide remediation programs and services to male and female offenders based upon current best practices. The PSCS Social Worker II, Criminal Justice position is the full performance level of professional social work in this facility. The main purpose of this position is to provide direct social work services to offenders in one or more programs. Such services may include, but are not limited to, the following: social history assessments; diagnostic interviews; mental status assessments; cognitive-behavioral group psychotherapy (the primary treatment modality); individual psychotherapy; crisis intervention; and release planning and supervision of offenders in the community.
Conducts social history assessments, diagnostic interviews, mental status assessments, and other types of assessments as assigned.
Provides direct psychotherapeutic services to offenders. Cognitive-behavioral group psychotherapy may include both process-oriented and more structured, didactic groups. Individual therapeutic services may be provided to a lesser extent, and may include both individual therapy of a long or brief nature, as well as crisis intervention services.
Engages in release planning and/or supervision of offenders in the community.
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.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
1. Employees are required to be licensed as a certified social worker or certified social worker-clinical by the 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.
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.
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
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.