Social Worker - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama


United States
(498926)

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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 procedures.

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:

Must possess 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two years' 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.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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