Adult and Aging Social Service Worker IVCounty Of Sonoma
Adult & Aging Social Worker IV Regular and Time Limited
$5,636 - $6,852/Monthly
Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, this includes a Master's Degree in social work, or a Master's Degree from a two-year counseling program;
Graduation from college, with a degree in social work, sociology, psychology or other behavioral science; and five years of progressively responsible experience in a public welfare agency, two of which were at the level of Social Service Worker III would provide such opportunity
Academic coursework at a college or university in social work, psychology, sociology, and other behavior sciences; and six years of progressively responsible experience in a social work agency, at least three of which were at a level of Social Service Worker III would provide such opportunity.
License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of: the principles and application of psychology of individual and group behavior, community services, and social work methods; social casework goals, principles and methods; the intent and appropriate application of laws, rules, regulations, policies governing operation of public social service agencies; physical and mental illness and their impact on personality.
Working knowledge of: problem solving and counseling techniques.
Considerable knowledge of: socioeconomic factors, which promote stable family life and elements which affect daily stability.
Ability to: use social work methods and evaluation; crisis intervention and therapeutic social work counseling; communicate with, relate to, a varied client group; work constructively within an agency and community setting; effectively use consultative supervision resources, services; control personal bias and apply social work ethics; keep records and prepare records.