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Contract Social Worker for Office of Respondent Parents' Counsel

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Placed on 5/24/2017
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Web ID GJD16352730
Keyword:Social Worker
EMPLOYMENT
OPPORTUNITY

Office
of Respondent Parents' Counsel

Contract
Social Worker- Job
Location: Mesa County

Hourly
Salary: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)- $50/hr; Licensed Social Worker-
$41/hr

Release
Date: May 13, 2017 
Apply
By: June 1, 2017

Employment
Type: This is a contract position but it is anticipated that it be approximately
40 hours per week.



HOW TO
APPLY:

Submit a
cover letter detailing qualifications and experience for this position,
location desired, a resume, and a list of three professional references by 5 p.m. on June 1, 2017 by filling out
the application at the following link: https://fs7.formsite.com/ORPCColorado/form44/index.html

You may submit the required information through the online application only. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Please note application materials will not be returned. Successful applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.

FULL JOB POSTING ONLINE https://www.coloradoorpc.org/news/social-work-contract-position/  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

The Office
of Respondent Parents’ Counsel invites qualified applicants to apply for the
position of Contract Social Worker. The Office of the Respondent Parents’
Counsel is implementing a Social Work Pilot Program in 3 judicial districts
across the state of Colorado. The Pilot Program is modeled after a
multidisciplinary approach to parent representation. The Contract Social Workers
will be paired with Respondent Parent Counsel in Dependency and Neglect court
cases. The Contract Social Worker will work as part of the legal team and will
report directly to the assigned attorney on the case.

Responsibilities
include communicating with the attorney on an ongoing basis, advocating for the
expressed legal interest of the parent client, collecting relevant data,
attending group and individual supervision, and providing ongoing clinical
consultation to the attorney. This is a contract position that will receive
clinical supervision from the Social Worker Coordinator. It is anticipated that
the contractor will work 40 billable hours per week. The pilot program is
expected to run for two years will the hope of expanding at the conclusion of
the program evaluation. This would be a two year contract pending ongoing
budget approval.  


DISTINGUISHING
FACTORS

The Contract
Social Worker must have good advocacy, communication, and clinical skills,
knowledge of child welfare systems, strong clinical background in mental
health, substance abuse, domestic violence, and family systems, and knowledge
of current evidence-based practice. This is a contract position and does not
include benefits. The Contract Social Worker will be required to carry
Professional Liability Insurance.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


· Master’s
degree (MSW) from a graduate social work program accredited by the Council on
Social Work Education


· Licensed social worker (LSW) or a licensed clinical social
worker (LCSW). Candidates would be considered for a contract if they are
eligible for a LSW. The contract would be contingent upon licensure within 90
days.
 · At least two years of clinical experience with a preference
in working with indigent populations.  
· A
strong background in child welfare and knowledge of the child welfare system.
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