Certified Social Worker

Website Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government

SALARY

The minimum salary is $53,215.65 annually.
This position is exempt and is not eligible for overtime; however, the city has a compensatory time leave program for employees that grants leave time for hours worked in excess of forty (40) hours.
Pay Grade 520
FILING DEADLINE DATE
The deadline to apply is Monday, January 9, 2022
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The purpose of this classification is to provide substance use 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 in the Parent and Guardian Empowerment (PAGE) program at the Black and Williams 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
Valid Driver’s License
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Provides individual and group treatment services to court involved and/or at risk youth
Conducts client assessments in order 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 appointment
Performs related work as assigned
SPECIAL LICENSE/CERTIFICATION
Valid Certified Social Worker License (CSW) from the Commonwealth of Kentucky
Valid Driver’s License
First Aid and CPR Certifications must be obtained within first six (6) months of employment and maintained as a condition of continued employment.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
All positions require drug testing, background check, and Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) check, State and National sex offender registry checks before employment and may require a post-job offer physical.
EXAMINATION
Examination will be a training and experience evaluation from information provided on the application at filing deadline date.
HOW TO APPLY

Submit LFUCG electronic application through www.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 provided below:
Health and wellness benefits:  https://www.lexingtonky.gov/health-and-wellness-benefits
Paid and unpaid time off benefits:  https://www.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 Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: (859) 258-3030
Web site: www.lexingtonky.gov/jobs
E-mail: jobs@lexingtonky.gov

To apply for this job please visit www.lexingtonky.gov.