Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Unclassified

Website Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government

SALARY
The minimum salary is $58,670.25 annually
This is an exempt position not eligible for overtime; however, compensatory time is granted for hours worked in excess of forty (40) hours per week
Pay Grade 522
FILING DEADLINE DATE
The deadline to apply is Monday, January 9, 2022
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The purpose of this classification is to provide comprehensive therapeutic interventions, treatment services, mental health assessments and complex case management services to court involved and/or at risk youth at the Audrey Grevious Center.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Master’s degree in Social Work
Minimum of two (2) years of experience in social work
Valid Clinical Social Work License (LCSW) from the Kentucky Board of Social Work
Valid Driver’s License
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Provides advanced individual and group clinical treatments services and therapy using modalities such as cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, motivational interviews, and psycho-educational and evidence based interventions
Conduct client assessments to develop individual treatment plan with goals and objectives which reflect risk and protective factors
Performs crisis intervention and advanced risk assessments such as risk of suicidal and homicidal thoughts, plans, and behaviors as needed
Coordinates treatment team meetings with youth, his/her family or guardian, and other community service providers to communicate clinical issues, progresses, parenting goals and practices, and recommendations
Develops and maintains accurate and timely records for all clients including, but not limited to treatment plans, weekly progress reports, and database (CMIS) records
Transports and escorts clients to essential appointments and provides assistance to families as needed
Performs related work as assigned
SPECIAL LICENSE/CERTIFICATION
Valid Clinical Social Worker License (LCSW) 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.
Safe Crisis Management 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.