Detailed Job Description
The Social Worker plans,
coordinates, and delivers clinical services to clients.
Additional Department Summary:
The Social Worker provides
clinical services to sex offending juveniles and their families. The primary
responsibilities of this person are to complete assessments of juvenile sex
offenders, conduct risk assessments, help formulate and implement
individualized treatment plans and provide services to the juvenile offender
within a community context. This person will coordinate their work with the
local juvenile court and its probation services, and will work collaterally
with the probation service, with the probation officer and other team members in
carrying out services to the juvenile offender within court mandates and
Required Minimum Qualifications
Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited
school of social work. A minimum of one year of work experience as a social
worker. Licensed by the State of Alabama as a Social Worker or license eligible
to practice social work in the State of Alabama and the ability to obtain
licensure within one year from date of hire. Proficiency in the operation of
personal computers. Exceptional verbal, written, planning, and organizational
skills. Knowledge of community resources.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:
excellent communication skills - both oral and written - including consultation
skills. Must complete documentation of services and other reports in a skilled
and timely manner. Word processing and other computer skills required. Must possess excellent interpersonal and problem solving
skills, including the ability to develop therapeutic alliances with the
treatment team, and other persons engaged with the juvenile. Possess ability to
present verbal testimony in juvenile court hearings.
experience with clinical populations of adolescents, juvenile offenders or
emotional disturbed or acting out youth preferred. Prefer demonstrated
competence in working with juvenile sex offenders. Prefer clinical abilities
including conducting intake interviews, completing assessments of offenders and
their families, completing individualized treatment plans, and individual,
group, and family support/therapy; and knowledge and ability to use
cognitive-behavioral and relapse prevention interventions used in the treatment
of sex offending youth.
57 Monthly (exempt): -
Minimum - $ 31969.56 Midpoint - $ 46342.44
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.