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Licensed Certified Social Worker
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs
Section: Administration
Date Posted: 07/06/2020
Posting Expires: 08/31/2020
Summary
The Licensed Certified Social Worker is responsible for supervising social work and counseling activities, providing technical assistance and developing program plans. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Performs a lead role in coordinating predetermined work assignments of co-workers and/or subordinate employees, by communicating prioritization of activities and project deadlines. Provides technical assistance to staff and clients, by offering consultation concerning specific requests, explaining laws and regulations, and monitoring certification standards. Develops program plans by determining goals and objectives, assessing programs, and making recommendations for policy and procedure changes in conjunction with other staff. Refers clients to other sources of help, monitors clients progress, writes release summaries, and notifies appropriate personnel. Testifies in court concerning clients compliance with court order and other matters. 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 masters degree in social work.
Preferred Qualifications
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must be licensed as a Licensed Certified Social Worker by the Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board.

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.


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.


Job Details
Position No.: 22094498
Class Code: M009C
Grade: GS09
Salary Range: $50,222.00 - $72,822.00 per year
Background
check required?
Yes
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Fayetteville
Job County/Region: Washington
Contact Information
Contact name: Peggy McCoy
Phone: 479-695-0156
Email: peggy.mccoy@arkansas.gov
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