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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/15/19

Applications Due01/30/19

Vacancy ID63360

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleLicensed Master Social Worker 2

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade20

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $62726 to $79577 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address Buffalo CMSO

295 Main Street 5th Floor Suite 545

City Buffalo

StateNY

Zip Code14203

Minimum Qualifications One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as a in this title or in a title eligible for a 70.1 transfer.

Duties Description Conduct individual and group therapy sessions for youth, taking into account the number of youth, frequency of contact, need for counseling, and interaction with youth assigned to the unit.

Consult with unit supervisor and staff regarding individual and group counseling.

Be available, consult, and assist in intervention in a crisis situation. Address each situation as it arises. Earn confidence and trust of the youth involved. Prepare a written report giving recommendations regarding the incident.

Be involved in the case management process.

Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with staff.

Share information with professional staff regarding youth.

Provide in-service programs to line staff.

Participate in conferences with youths’ family members and/or guardians to improve communication and understanding.

Be involved in family-oriented activities in the facility and attend holiday activities, case reviews, and family visits.

Initiate new programs, as governed by agency policy and supervisor.

Monitor and improve ongoing youth treatment programs.

Guide and train subordinates to assist with youth in treatment.

Additional Comments Background Investigation Requirements:
1) All prospective employees will be investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees.
2) All prospective employees will be screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees.
3) For Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth (DJJOY) prospective appointees will be checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable.

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. OCFS is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities. It is the policy of OCFS to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying or for which they are employed. OCFS does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.



Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Telephone 518-473-7936

Fax 518-473-6122

Email Address eoajobpostings@ocfs.ny.gov

Address

Street Bureau of Personnel, EOA #19-39 JLR

52 Washington Street, 231 North

City Rensselaer

State NY

Zip Code 12144

 

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