Family, Youth & Children Social Worker IV - English & Bilingual
Make a difference in a child's life by becoming a Social Worker IV! Title IV-E students graduating in May/June are encouraged to apply!
Starting Salary Up To $38.24/Hr. ($79,811.47/Yr.)* An additional $1.15/Hr. on top of the hourly pay rate for bilingual positions.
What Makes Sonoma County Human Services a Great Choice
The Family, Youth & Children Division provides exemplary training and mentoring, resulting in a strong learning environment. The department provides its employees cost-free supervision for licensure hours after successful completion of the CORE training and passing probation.
We believe in the merits of work/life balance and enjoy flexible work schedules, as well as the satisfaction of knowing that our work contributes to the betterment of our community.
In addition to generous starting pay, expansive opportunities for growth and development, being part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and continuous training and education, you can look forward to some excellent benefits*, including:
A cash allowance of approximately $600 per month ($600 cash allowance + the maximum salary step = approximately $7,250.96 per month) An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $500 Callback - Emergency Response Program pay Competitive vacation accruals, 11 holidays per year, and accommodating sick leave accruals A choice of health plans, with a County contribution toward the premium A County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits A defined benefit retirement plan fully integrated with Social Security
*Salary is negotiable, commensurate with experience and requirements. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice.
About the Position
Social Worker IVs in the Family, Youth & Children Division may be assigned to one or more programs within the division and may work from any of the division offices, including the various regional offices located in the County. The division provides an array of protective, regulatory, preventative, and placement services, including but not limited to:
Working closely with families and children to investigate reports of child abuse and neglect Assessing client and family strengths and needs to develop and monitor parents' compliance with treatment case plans Making services available to intact families to assist in the remediation of existing problems Filing petitions and other legal documents with the Juvenile Court to remove abused or neglected children from parental care Offering reunification services to parents whose children have been removed from their care Arranging permanent homes for children who have been removed from and cannot return to parental care via adoption, guardianship, or foster care Collaborating with attorneys, the Juvenile Court, service providers, tribal representatives, and foster care providers
Ideal candidates will possess a Master's Degree in Social Work, Child Development, or a related field, and have experience working with youth and children.
For more information, minimum qualifications, & to apply online, please visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. EOE Apply by 5/3/18