Social Worker I – Pueblo – $2,000 Sign-On Incentive

US Government, Colorado Department of Human Services

$2,000 Sign-On Incentive
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About Us:
If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS). Our professionals strive to design and deliver high quality human and health services that improve the safety, independence, and well-being of the people of Colorado. In addition to rewarding and meaningful work, we offer excellent benefits:

  • Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including a PERA Defined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan www.copera.org plus 401(k) and 457 plans
  • Medical and dental health plans
  • Employer supplemented Health Savings Account
  • Paid life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage
  • 11 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave
  • BenefitHub state employee discount program
  • Employee Wellness program MotivateMe
  • Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, training and more

 
*Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information, go to https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dhr/student-loan-forgiveness-programs
 
 
Our Culture & Environment:

We believe in a people-first approach: To serve the people of Colorado, we develop a culture and work environment that creates an energized, inspired, and healthy team capable of giving their best to Coloradans.
 
Balance creates quality of life: We want our team to be resilient through a supportive workplace that values flexibility, health and wellness, and employee engagement.
 
We hold ourselves accountable: We take responsibility through our actions, programs, and results for the state of health and human services in Colorado.
 
Transparency matters: We are open and honest with employees, our partners, the Coloradans we serve, and the public.
 
We are ethical: We abide by what is best for those we serve by doing what is right, not what is easy.
 
Collaboration helps us rise together: We work together with all partners, employees, and clients to achieve the best outcomes for Coloradans.
 
*** Note: This posting may fill more than one vacancy for available positions that now exist or may exist in the future. Including both part and full time positions.***
 
Colorado Mental Health Institute Pueblo (CMHIP)

This work unit exists to provide inpatient psychiatric evaluations and treatment for severely emotionally disturbed and/or cognitively impaired older adults who cannot be safely or adequately treated in the community.  The treatment program is designed to eliminate symptoms and behaviors of patients such as  suicidality, assaultiveness, psychosis depression and agitation which make them a danger to themselves or others, or gravely disabled, although the majority of patients are hospitalized with a forensic legal status. The purpose is to increase their mental health capacity in order to return them to their community to live safe, productive lives. Direct treatment utilizing individual, family, group work and psycho-educational treatment is provided.   

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