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Social Worker II

Job Description

TITLE: Social Worker II

JOB CODE: 1520



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 10

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 35,040.00
midpoint 45,204.00
maximum 55,368.00

PURPOSE: Works under general supervision to provide professional social casework, prevention and intervention services for clients. This may include interviewing clients for intakes and psychosocial assessments, facilitating prevention and educational groups for youth and adults, and community outreach

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Confers with supervisor with respect to plans or programs developed for clients. Meets with clients and families in Center, community or home setting to complete intake process which includes screenings and assessments. Develops Service Plan for case management service implementations. Facilitates evidenced-based prevention and intervention services to clients, individually and in groups. Develops and delivers presentations to youth and adults on harmful effects of drugs, alcohol and tobacco. Implements all duties with fidelity and ensures compliance with program and grant requirements. Assists with research and data collection as requested. Supervises interns assigned, ensuring interns are provided with a valuable learning opportunity. Completes reports in a timely manner for approval of supervisor. Documents services in accordance with Center procedures. Complies with NASW Code of Ethics. Performs other functions as assigned. 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Social Work Supervisor or as directed. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: Student interns, professional or paraprofessional social case workers of lower grade as directed.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's degree from approved school of Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, or related field with experience listed below or Master's degree from approved school of Social Work.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Six (6) years experience in medical and/or psychiatric social case work to include at least one (1) year as Social Worker I or equivalent. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Proficiency in all phases of duties performed. Work requires proficiency in all phases of work performed. Work requires exercise of considerable judgment in interpretation of policies and application of procedures, techniques, and practices to work problems. Work requires personal contact with community social service agencies or patients and their families in resolution of problems of non-routine, non-recurring nature. Working conditions are considered to be fair but involve exposure to one or more disagreeable elements such as need to travel to patient's homes, working under crowded or noisy conditions, dealing with disfigured patients or those who have terminal illnesses, etc. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.