Certified Social Worker

Website Lexington Fayette Urban County Government

SALARY
The minimum salary is $54,545.92 annually
This position is not eligible for overtime (exempt); however, the city has a compensatory time leave program for employees that grants leave time for hours worked in excess of forty hours.
Pay Grade 520

FILING DEADLINE DATE
Open until filled

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The purpose of this position is to case management and therapeutic intervention and mental health treatment, under the supervision of a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, to court involved and/or at-risk youth at the Audrey Grevious Center.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Master’s degree in social work
No experience required
Valid Certified Social Work License (CSW) from the Kentucky Board of Social Work

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Provides individual and group treatment services to court involved and/or at-risk youth
Conducts client assessments to develop individual treatment plans with goals and objectives
Provides individual and group therapy using modalities such as psycho-educational and evidence-based interventions
Performs crisis intervention, substance use/abuse prevention and intervention, and risk assessments as needed
Develops and maintains accurate and timely records for all clients including, but not limited to treatment plans, weekly progress reports, and database (CMIS) records
Coordinates treatment team meetings with youth, his/her family, and other community service providers to communicate clinical issues, progresses, and recommendations
Plans and/or attends trainings, meetings, conferences, and seminars
Provides and/or coordinates the provision of required services to clients and assist families when needed
Transports and escorts clients to essential appointments
Performs related work as assigned

SPECIAL LICENSE/CERTIFICATION
Valid Certified Social Work License (CSW) from the Kentucky Board of Social Work
Valid driver’s license
First Aid and CPR certification and Safe Crisis Management certification must be obtained within the first six (6) months of employment and maintained as a condition of employment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
May be required to work evening hours and/or weekends as assigned
All positions require drug testing, background check, Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) check, and State and National sex offender registry checks before employment and may require a post-job offer physical as stated in Ordinances 21-14(b), 22-13 and 23-16.

HOW TO APPLY
Submit LFUCG electronic application through lexingtonky.gov/jobs and attach/upload applicable documents to verify your education, training, certification/license(s), or DD214 (for military preference with appropriate discharge) by filing deadline date.

RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE APPLICATION, but may be electronically attached/uploaded to the application.

Please note that the section titled “Application Questionnaire” has to be completed every time a new or revised application is submitted.  Even if other information is pre-filled, the Questionnaire does not transfer.

***APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO COMPLETE THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER***

CLOSING STATEMENT
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offers an outstanding benefits package.  Links to our most popular benefits are below:
Health and wellness benefits:  lexingtonky.gov/health-and-wellness-benefits
Paid and unpaid time off benefits:  lexingtonky.gov/index.php/paid-and-unpaid-time-benefits
Direct deposit is required of all employees.
The LFUCG is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, and as such is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay and other aspects of employment.

CONTACT INFORMATION
For further information, call, e-mail, or visit:

Division of Human Resources
200 East Main St.
Lexington, KY 40507

Phone: (859) 258-3030
Website: lexingtonky.gov/jobs
E-mail: jobs@lexingtonky.gov

To apply for this job please visit lexingtonky.gov.