Social Worker II/Trainee – Needles

US Government, Multiple County Departments

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San Bernardino County is recruiting for Social Workers II/Trainees in Needles California. Social Workers provide complex social work services to assist individuals and families in enhancing their capacity for social functioning and assist in developing social service resources. Positions exist primarily within the Department of Aging and Adult Services, Children and Family Services, the Department of Public Health, and the Department of Behavioral Health.
For additional details, please refer to the Social Worker II or Social Worker II Trainee job descriptions.

The Department of Behavioral Health (DBH) is responsible for providing mental health and substance use disorder services to county residents who are experiencing major mental illness or substance abuse related issues. DBH provides mental health and substance use disorder prevention and treatment services to all age groups, with a primary emphasis on treating children/youth who may be seriously emotionally disturbed, adults who are experiencing a serious and persistent mental illness, and individuals who are experiencing substance use disorders. DBH also provides an array of outreach/engagement, prevention, and early intervention services. DBH’s core values are service, integrity, accountability, and trust.
DBH is a unique County Department comprised of six (6) service areas: Outpatient Clinics and Youth Services; Substance Use Disorder and Recovery Services; 24-Hour and Emergency Services; Forensic and Homeless Services; Administrative Services; and Program Support Services. The Department currently has a workforce in excess of 1000 positions and an approximate $700 million-dollar annual budget.

Click HERE to learn more about the Department of Behavioral Health
Click HERE to learn more about San Bernardino County

The list established from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies as they occur in Needles California.

Incumbents must be able to visit clients in their homes, in the field, and other settings to perform complete assessments of risk factors, and be able to visually observe injuries and the client’s environment as mandated by the State. Positions in Children and Family Services (CFS) require ability to lift and carry children up to fifty (50) lbs.

Travel: Travel throughout the County is required, and employees may be required to make provisions for local transportation (mileage reimbursement is available at current IRS rates). A valid California Class C driver license, clean driving record and proof of automobile liability insurance must be maintained for the individual providing the transportation.
Availability: Some positions are assigned to 24 hour programs which may require incumbents be available to work the following shifts: day, swing, night, rotating, and/or weekend.  Make sure to indicate a willingness to work these alternate schedules on your application.

Sponsorship: Please note San Bernardino County is not able to consider candidates who will require visa sponsorship at the time of application or in the future.

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