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The Department for Community Based Services is seeking candidates to fill Social Service Worker positions.    

DCBS services are administered through our network of nine service regions and offices in each of Kentucky's 120 counties  Currently we are hiring for the positions listed below:

 

 

Auto req ID 58984BR

Community Based Services
Protection and Permanency
211 B. East 7th St
Benton, Ky 42025
Location:   Marshall County
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number:  Sarah.Andrus@ky.gov
 # of Vacancies:  1
Posting End Date:  01/18/2018

Auto req ID 58985BR

Community Based Services
Protection and Permanency
206 North 8th St
Paducah, Ky 42001
Location:  McCracken County
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number:  Tonya.Payne@ky.gov
# of Vacancies:  1
Posting End Date:  01/19/2018

Auto req ID 58988BR

Community Based Services
Protection and Permanency
916 N Mulberry St
Suite 140
Elizabethtown, Ky 42701
Location:  Hardin County
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number:  Marjorie.Shular@ky.gov
# of Vacancies:  1
Posting End Date:  01/18/2018

Auto req ID 59093BR

Community Based Services
Protection and Permanency
8311 US 42
Florence, KY 41042
Location:  Boone County
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number:  Lori.Bounds@ky.gov
# of Vacancies:  1
Posting End Date:  01/22/2018

Auto req ID 59130BR

Community Based Services
Protection and Permanency
100 McCubbin Blvd
Leitchfield, Ky 42755
Location:  Grayson County
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number: Marjorie.Shular@ky.gov
# of Vacancies:  2
Posting End Date:  01/22/2018

Auto req ID 59131BR

Community Based Services
Protection and Permanency
901 Atkinson Hill Ave
Suite B
Bardstown, Ky 40004
Location:  Nelson County
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number: Marjorie.Shular@ky.gov
# of Vacancies:  4
Posting End Date:  01/22/2018

Auto req ID 59162BR

Community Based Services
Protection and Permanency
1084 Thornberry Dr
Madisonville, Ky 42431
Location: Hopkins County
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number: RebeccaJ.White@ky.gov
# of Vacancies: 1
Posting End Date: 01/27/2018

 

Duties could include: 

Under direct supervision, provides family or community based, preventive services including, but not limited to, child protection, adult protection, juvenile justice, guardianship services, adoption services and services to juvenile offenders. Provides services to patients in a mental health/mental retardation facility and to children with special health care needs. Interviews clients and explains or interprets agency services. Investigates complaints of abuse/neglect of children, spouses, and/or adults. Makes home visits, assesses the need for services and provides on going family based services. Works as a member of a team with paraprofessional and professional staff to ensure unified service provision. Develops service objectives and service plans, makes appropriate referrals, provides and coordinates needed services. Recruits and studies adoptive/foster home/family care home applicants. Assists in the placement of children or juveniles in adoptive/foster/family care homes or juvenile facilities. Conducts individual and/or group counseling. Assists in orientation of new patients to the mental health/mental retardation program. Assists with formulation of patient treatment plans and discharge plans. Maintains current and confidential case records. Arranges for or provides transportation if unavailable from any other source. Investigates/verifies information, prepares court reports, testifies at court hearings and/or monitors conditions set by the court. Determines client's eligibility for services. Enters data into computer system and maintains records.

Go to the Career Opportunities System (COS) and click 'Search and Apply' to view and apply to this title. 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
EDUCATION:  Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree in social work, sociology, psychology, marriage and family therapy or a related field.
EXPERIENCE:  NONE
Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE:  NONE
Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION:  NONE
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.):  If appointed to the Cabinet for Families and Children or to the Department of Juvenile Justice, an employee in this classification must furnish to the appointing authority within one month of appointment documentation that he/she possesses a valid driver's license and must maintain a valid driver's license for the length of employment in this classification


Special Entrance Rate:  $2,803.72 - 37.5 Hr. Monthly Salary

Click here to view the complete job specifications on the Personnel Cabinet Website.   

 

Benefits:

Employment with the Commonwealth of Kentucky provides one of the most competitive benefits packages available today, with insurance, retirement and leave options to meet your immediate and long-term goals.  Click here to learn more about state employee benefits.