Licensed Independent Social Worker
Correctional Facility | Lucasville, OH | Full Time
LICENSED INDEPENDENT SOCIAL WORKER
STATE OF OHIO
Make a positive impact in someone’s life today! The State of Ohio is seeking a Licensed Independent Social Worker to provide services at their State-run facilities. This opportunity offers a structured Monday through Friday work schedule making for a great work/life balance.
JOB DUTIES IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE
These duties are illustrative only. Incumbents may perform some or all of these duties or other job-related duties as assigned.
- Perform as the lead worker or independently develop and implement treatment plans for clients; coordinate admission, assessment, evaluation, and treatment plans of client's care cycle; provide interventions with acute, more complex clients; handle cases containing numerous factors and problems; provide crisis intervention.
- Participate in process of establishing, implementing and directing social service programs and treatment system objectives; develop and design treatment intervention techniques and procedures; evaluate and modify treatment systems to be responsive to client's progress and ability to change behavior; evaluate performance of lower-level social workers in administration of prescribed treatment plans; and maintain necessary data documents to satisfy requirements of federal, state and local agencies.
- Serve as active member of treatment teams, training sessions, department procedure meetings, policy review meetings; establish and maintain a working relationship with other facilities, agencies, and support services in order to coordinate referrals and conduct follow-up services.
MAJOR WORKER CHARACTERISTICS
Knowledge of departmental regulations*; governmental regulations, policies, procedures; social work; counseling (group and individual); psychology; crisis intervention; interviewing, statistics, sociology; types and effects of psychotropic medications; employee training and development*. Ability to gather, collate and classify information about data, people or things; interpret variety of instructions in written or oral format; deal with problems involving several variables within unfamiliar context; write meaningful, concise and accurate reports; recognize unusual or threatening conditions and take appropriate action; understand somewhat abstract fields of study; define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; counsel on sensitive matters. (*) Developed after employment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT:
Requires current license as an independent social worker (i.e., LISW) as issued by State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board in accordance with ORC 4757.27.
Covered Medical Malpractice Insurance, Health Benefits start on day one of hire and are paid at 50% of the base rate. Great opportunity for a junior LISW to gain excellent experience!
We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.