Licensed Master Social Worker ADVA Position

Arkansas State Veterans Home at North Little Rock - Posted by Lakesia Buckley
Please apply before 30 Nov 2020
Job Details
Licensed Master Social Worker
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: Administration
Section: North Little Rock Veterans Home
Date Posted: 02/28/2018
Posting Expires: 03/31/2018
Summary
The Licensed Master Social Worker is responsible for providing counseling and crisis intervention for families of patients in need of rehabilitative care. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Provides assistance to Licensed Certified Social Worker, by offering consultation concerning specific requests, explaining laws and regulations, and monitoring certification standards. Performs a lead role in coordinating predetermined work assignments of co-workers and/or subordinate employees, by communicating prioritization of activities and project deadlines. Develops program plans by determining goals and objectives, assessing programs, and making recommendations for policy and procedure changes in conjunction with other staff. Conducts individual group counseling sessions to increase client self-esteem and to aid client’s social, emotional, psychological, and physical wellbeing. Refers clients to other sources of help, monitors client’s progress, writes release summaries, and notifies appropriate personnel. Testifies in court concerning client’s compliance with court order and psychiatric stability. Prepares and maintains reports, including logs of daily progress of patients, quality assurance records, documentation of sessions, and case work records. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of principles and practices of counseling and social work. Knowledge of agency, community, and state human service resources. Knowledge of state laws and agency policy governing specific program area. Knowledge of computer operating software systems. Ability to plan, organize, and direct work of others. Ability to interview, obtain, evaluate, and diagnose information related to problems and services needed. Ability to provide treatment, guidance, and counseling to clients. Ability to serve as a social advocate for clients by providing information and evaluating and monitoring treatment plans.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a master’s degree in psychology, sociology, social work or a related field; plus two years of experience in social work.
Preferred Qualifications
Three years of long-term care experience.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must be licensed as a Master Social Worker by the Social Work Licensing Board in accordance with ACA 17-103-307. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Agency Specific Information
Benefit Package Includes: Health & Life Insurance, Vacation & Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Credit Union Available, Retirement, Career Service Bonus, and Deferred Compensation.

Direct Deposit is required for employment according to Act 1887 of 2005.

All ADVA applicants must complete a drug screen and background check if applicable.

TWO-YEAR EMPLOYMENT BAN: The following will result in the selectee (whether internal or external applicant) being banned from applying for employment with ADVA for two years:

If the drug test is not performed within 48 hours (unless an extension is granted). If the drug test is positive. A test is considered to be positive if the test results indicate that the sample has been tampered with in any way or that the selectee has attempted to falsify the test results, including the use of masking agents or chemicals.If the selectee fails to appear for drug testing without notifying the hiring official that he/she is declining the position.


ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WITH WORK HISTORY WILL BE ACCEPTED. RESUMES IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED STATE APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

It is important that you submit complete and accurate information and that you complete the application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, beginning with your most recent employment. Include all experience, position held, volunteer or unpaid work; however, you should also include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Point of Contact:

Lakesia Buckley
Human Resources
2401 John Ashley Dr.
North Little Rock, AR 72114
Point of Contact: Lakesia Buckley
Phone: (501) 683-7221 Fax: (501)682-0357
Email: lakesia.buckley@arkansas.gov
Job Details
Position No.: 22164500
Class Code: M088C
Grade: GS08
Salary Range: $45,010.00 - $65,265.00 per year
Background
check required?
Yes
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: North Little Rock
Job County/Region: Pulaski
Contact Information
Contact name: Lakesia Buckley
Phone: 501-683-7221
Email: Lakesia.Buckley@arkansas.gov
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