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CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER (RELIEF) - 40009530

Date: Oct 16, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

DEPARTMENT:       

Criminal Justice Center

DATE POSTED:            

July 21, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

Until Filled

SALARY MIN:  

$27.24/hr

SALARY MAX:

$49.03/hr

POSITION NUMBER:            

40009530

JOB TYPE:

Part-Time,Relief

 

**THIS IS A PART-TIME RELIEF POSITION WORKING EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS ONLY.**

 

***WORK HOURS ARE ON EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS. MON THRU FRI 5:00 PM TO 8:30 PM AND SAT OR SUN 8:00 AM TO 8:30 PM***

 

****THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS RE-POST. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS ARE STILL UNDER CONSIDERATION AND DO NOT NEED TO RE-APPLY****

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

This person will conduct initial screening for identified mental health clients referred from intake; Assess clients on suicide precautions by conducting a risk assessment for self-harm; Assess clients on observation (i.e. special watch) to determine level of care and supervision needed; Provide individual counseling sessions for clients on the mental health caseload; Respond to Kiosk request  as assigned by jail mental health supervisor; Check on clients in the mental health pod and assist with any questions or concerns; Provide professional consultation to medical and detention personnel for client's exhibiting symptoms of mental illness; Participate in Involuntary commitment process as appropriate; Provide detailed summary of weekend events to supervisor; Consult with psychiatrist as needed; Enter required documentation in electronic medical record; Ensure documentation is complete and meets HIPAA , federal and other state requirements; Obtain Release of Information from clients for service providers and follow up with provides for continuity of care. All work is performed in the detention facility.

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

  • Thorough knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices, and their application to complex casework, groupwork, and community problems.
  • Considerable knowledge of a wide range of behavior and psychosocial problems and their diagnosis and treatment.
  • Considerable knowledge of family and group dynamics, a range of intervention techniques, governmental and private organizations, resources in the community, laws, regulations, and policies which govern the program, methods and principles of casework supervision and training.
  • In certain settings, considerable knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment as they relate to decisions regarding clinical interventions and appropriate therapies based on medical or psychological diagnosis.
  • Skill in establishing rapport with a client and in applying techniques or assessing psychosocial, behavioral, and psychological aspects of client problems.
  • Ability to supervise, train, or instruct lower-level social workers, students, or interns in the program; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with members of case load and their families as well as civic, legal, medical, social, and religious organizations.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work effectively.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Requires a Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Mental Health or related fields supplemented by four ( 4) years of experience in mental health counseling, treatment or related field, or possession of any equilvant combination of education. 

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Requires Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh