Social Worker 1

locationMassillon - Ohio (OH), 44646

atState of Ohio Jobs

Estimated salary $44,907 a year

Job Description:

Primary Location: United States of America-OHIO-Stark County-Massillon
Work Locations: Indian River Juvenile Correctn 2775 Indian River Road Massillon 44646-7975
Organization: Youth Services - Indian River Juvenile Correctional Facility
Classified Indicator: Classified
Bargaining Unit / Exempt: Bargaining Unit
Schedule: Full-time
Work Hours: 40 hours per week
Compensation: $44,907.00
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Job Function: Social Services

Agency Contact Name: Rick Watt
Agency Contact Information: Rick Watt

Social Worker 1

Job Duties
Within scope of practice, performs psychosocial interventions with youth, performs individual, family or group intervention (e.g., counseling, testing & education of the youth), develops intervention goals & objectives designed to give education & resolve youth's problems in functioning, participates in process of establishing, implementing & evaluating treatment system's goals & objectives, interviews youth & youth's family to establish case goals & objectives, assesses clients & determines specific intervention techniques for youth & monitors youth's responses to treatment systems & provides feedback on effectiveness of prescribed treatment, evaluates lower-level social workers' cases & client's progress resulting from prescribed treatment plans.
Maintains necessary data documents to satisfy requirements of federal, state & local agencies, prepares data requiring social histories, admission/ aftercare summaries, court documents & completes forms required by law &/or department policy.
Serves on
treatment teams & program development teams, attends training meetings, intradepartmental meetings & court hearings & establishes & maintains working relationship with other facilities, agencies & support services in order to coordinate referrals & conduct follow-up services.
Requires current license as social worker (i.e., LSW) as issued by State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage & Family Therapist Board in accordance with ORC 4757.28.
Pursuant to ORC 4757.41 (A)(5) any person engaging in social work or professional counseling as a civil service employee as defined in section 124.01 of the Revised Code who has at least two years of service as of July 10, 2014 is exempt from current licensure as social worker (i.e. LSW) requirement.
Knowledge of departmental regulations, policy & procedures*; governmental rules & regulations; social work; counseling (group & individual); client/patient care; crisis intervention; employee instruction. Ability to counsel on sensitive matters; proofread technical materials, recognize errors & make corrections; recognize unusual or threatening conditions & take appropriate actions; understand an abstract field of study; problem solve in situations with many variables; apply social work theories, principles & techniques.

(*)Developed after employment.
The Ohio Department of Youth Services (DYS) is the juvenile corrections system for the state of Ohio. DYS is statutorily mandated to confine felony offenders, ages 10 to 21, who have been adjudicated and committed by one of Ohio's 88 county juvenile courts. During their stay with DYS, youth are engaged in programming that is designed to address their criminological and behavioral needs. Each of the three DYS facilities also operates a year-round school that offers general curriculum as well as vocation opportunities.

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