IHSS Social Worker I/II/III -Limited Term-Chinese, Tagalog, Russian or Spanish Speaking Reqd (Open)
|Job Title:||IHSS Social Worker I/II/III -Limited Term-Chinese, Tagalog, Russian or Spanish Speaking Reqd (Open)|
|Salary:||$30.20 - $44.97 Hourly|
$2,416.00 - $3,597.60 Biweekly
$5,234.67 - $7,794.80 Monthly
$62,816.00 - $93,537.60 Annually
|Job Type:||Extra Help - Agile (Limited Term)|
|Location:||San Mateo County, California|
|The County of San Mateo Health System is seeking a qualified limited-term In-Home Supportive Services Social Worker I/II/III with fluency in English and Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin), Tagalog, Russian or Spanish. Social Workers provide a wide variety of welfare services in such areas as information and referral, protective services, out-of-home services, health related services, chore services, and other welfare services within the Health System and Human Services Agency.|
The current vacancy is in the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Program that provides in-home care for persons who cannot safely remain in their own home without such assistance. The recipients of IHSS are aged, blind and/or disabled and eligible for Medi-Cal. Disabled and/or blind minor children may also be eligible for IHSS. The Social Worker will make a home visit to determine eligibility for the program and to conduct an assessment to determine a range of service hours for particular tasks. The IHSS recipient or guardian is the IHSS employer and is responsible for hiring and supervising a provider for the care they receive. The Social Worker will travel throughout the County to conduct home visits, attend meetings and perform other duties of the position. The Social Worker will work in either the San Mateo or South San Francisco, CA Aging and Adult Services Office.
This IHSS Social Worker will conduct intake and/or on-going activities for IHSS recipients. Some of those activities include:
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
For information on the In-Home Supportive Services Program please visit: http://www.smchealth.org/ihss
Social Worker I: $5,234.67 - $5,851.73/month
Social Worker II: $5,288.40 - $6,610.93/month
Social Worker III: $6,238.27 - $7,794.80/month
Social Workers provide highly skilled, intensive casework services to individuals and their families and provide casework consultation within the department and to outside agencies. Incumbents of positions at this level work with minimal supervision and are expected to have acquired the high degree of assessment skills required to perform care coordination and referral tasks in complex casework areas. Lead supervisory responsibilities may be assigned as circumstances dictate.
The current vacancy is a limited term, at-will position. Limited Term Employees are assigned to assignments not to exceed 3 years. They receive medical and dental benefits, similar to regular employees, and a defined contribution retirement plan. The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies.
INFORMATION FOR CURRENT COUNTY EMPLOYEES
Current and regular San Mateo County Employees who are interested in this assignment must submit an application and compete in the recruitment process. If you are successful in the recruitment and are being considered for the assignment, HR will work directly with you and/or your department for options. Please note that there is no guarantee that you will be allowed by your department to rotate into this assignment nor are your departments obligated to allow you to take on this assignment. The salary range for this position is "as is" and non-negotiable.
|Language Requirement: Ability to speak, read and write fluently in English and Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin), Tagalog, Russian or Spanish.|
Licensure/Certification: California class C driver license or equivalent.
Social Worker I: Satisfactory completion of 24 semester units of social welfare and/or appropriate behavioral science courses. Special Requirement: Satisfactory completion of 3 semester units of course work in basic social work practices or its equivalent within 1 year of appointment.
Social Worker II: Satisfactory completion of 30 semester units of social welfare and/or appropriate behavioral science courses.
Social Worker III: Satisfactory completion of 36 semester units of social welfare and/or appropriate behavioral science courses.
Social Worker I: Two years of experience providing counseling, social services, public assistance and related services to the public, or to special groups.
Substitution: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social welfare, behavioral science or a related field.
Social Worker II: Two years experience performing duties comparable to those of a Social Worker I or higher in San Mateo County. Substitution: Possession of a Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work.
Social Worker III: Three years experience performing duties comparable to those of a Social Worker II or higher in San Mateo County. Substitution: Possession of a Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work and two years experience performing duties comparable to those of a Social Worker II or higher in San Mateo County.
Social Worker I
Social Worker II
Social Worker III
|If you are interested in being considered for this limited-term position, the following materials must be electronically submitted in a Word or PDF format.|
Nina Rhee, Health Services Manager
Application materials will be reviewed as they are received and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Apply immediately. Resumés will be accepted until position is filled. This posting is open on a continuous basis and selection may be made at any time within the process.
San Mateo County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Pay: $62,816 to $93,537.60/year
Salary : $30.20 - $44.97 Hourly $2,416.00 - $3,597.60 Biweekly $5,234.67 - $7,794.80 Monthly $62,816.00 - $93,537.60 Annually
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 2135675