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Social Services Specialist I

Recruitment #181119-H20A-15

Introduction

Announcement #: 18-T193
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN TO ALL SOURCES
Organization: AF-Adair-FSS-R4D27
Address: Section Line Road, Stilwell, OK 74960
Travel
: Occasional

This position may be filled at a higher level of the job family, depending upon the qualifications of the recommended applicant.

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE
DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this family are assigned responsibility for providing social services to children and adults in communities, facilities, institutions or hospitals.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

This job family consists of four levels of work which are distinguished by the level of complexity and diversity of the specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned for each level, the expertise required for the completion of the duties assigned, and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level I:
This is the basic level where employees are assigned responsibilities involving beginning level casework activities in a training status to build their skills in providing social services to individuals.  In this role they will be assigned tasks which involve interviewing individuals and family members to obtain history data; taking applications for public assistance and/or related services; determining the eligibility of applicants and contacting public and private health, welfare, social and mental health agencies and related community resources for the purpose of obtaining services for individuals and their families.  Responsibilities may also include providing routine social services for individuals and their families, assisting in conducting individual and family counseling, or assisting individuals in adjusting to an institutional environment, care and treatment.

Level II:
At this level employees are assigned responsibilities at the full performance level in providing social services to clients in assessing needs and determining eligibility for specific programs and services.  This includes managing a caseload requiring both broad and specialized knowledge of all social service programs.  Some positions will serve on a psychiatric team and gather and interpret social data affecting a patient’s condition; participate in therapeutic counseling of patients under the direction of a psychiatrist, psychologist or other social services specialist in a higher level position; or participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team, giving input on the social history of individuals and contributing to the treatment plan.  In addition, employees at this level will contact outside public and private health and welfare agencies and community resources to assist in obtaining aid for clients and their families, and may serve as a field eligibility examiner by conducting reviews of questionable social service cases to determine verification of income, employment and other resources and to document the true situation of the client.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of experience in professional social work for each year of the required education.

Level II:  
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a master’s degree; or a bachelor’s degree and one year of experience in professional social work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one additional year of experience in professional social work for each year of the bachelor’s degree.   

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. 

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on: 100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on a supplemental questionnaire.
 
***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.


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