SOCIAL WORKER II, HEALTH SERVICES
|Department||MDH Local Health - Howard County|
|Date Opened||10/5/2017 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||10/19/2017 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$44,017.00 - $56,999.00 with potential growth to $70,265.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Jennifer Bui|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Howard County Health Deptartment
8930 Stanford Blvd.
Columbia, MD 21045
Main Purpose of Job
This employee will represent the Howard County Health Department, Bureau of Behavioral Health, in all District Court matters and act as a liaison between the legal community and mental health/substance use disorder treatment providers. This employee will make recommendations to the court in regards to the mental health/substance use disorder treatment services. Additionally, this employee will coordinate and monitor mental health/substance use disorder treatment referrals in Howard County and out-of-county residents if in District Court in Howard County.
Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners under the licensing requirements for Social Workers.
Experience: Two years experience rendering clinical social work services in a health care or treatment setting subsequent to the receipt of an approved Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university.
Note: 1. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a commissioned officer in Social Work classifications or Social Work specialty codes in the Social Science, Psychology, and Welfare field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
-Experience working in a court setting
-Knowledge of mental health and substance use disorder treatment resources
-Experience providing case management services
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
1. Candidates must be licensed as a Certified Social Worker or Certified Social Worker, Clinical 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.
BARGAINING UNIT STATUS
The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.
The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.
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As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.