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SOCIAL WORKER I, HEALTH SERVICES **RE-POST**

PART-TIME CONTRACTUAL

Recruitment #17-001991-0015

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Department of Health
Howard County Health Department 
8930 Stanford Blvd. 
Columbia, MD 21045

Main Purpose of Job

To provide direct social work services in the area of maternity, parenting and adolescent health to clients in the Family OPTIONS Program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners under the licensing requirements for Social Workers. **Please be sure to include a copy of your current licensure with your completed application OR a copy of your pending receipt of the required license**

Experience: None

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Desired qualifications:
- Experience working with children & adolescents
- Home visiting experience
- Group facilitation experience
- Ability to travel throughout Howard County

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Candidates must be licensed as a Graduate Social Worker or Certified Social Worker by the Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners prior to appointment to a position in State service.

Applicants who do not have a license may also apply pending receipt of the required license. When the license is obtained, submit a copy to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Testing Unit.

2. Candidates appointed to positions in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of an automobile. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess an appropriate operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. For Recorded Job Information Call: 410-767-6018.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year. 

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If online process is not available, please send your paper application to: 

MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division 
201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B 
Baltimore, MD 21201 

The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. 

If you need to submit additional information, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689. 

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: (410) 767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258. Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact the DHMH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251 or via email at 
dhmh.jobs@maryland.gov. 

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. 

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.