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THE POSITION BELOW IS VACANT IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION:

POSITION TITLE: School Social Worker

LOCATION: St. Croix District

Interested persons should contact: DIVISION OF HUMAN RESOURCES

careers.stx@vide.vi

Deadline for applying: Until Filled

Salary Range: $44,000-$48,475

Union: American Federation of Teachers

DESCRIPTION

This is intensive professional social work or rehabilitation counseling. An employee in this class works with minimum supervision and may be assigned some supervisory responsibility. The employee provides assistance, services, and information and makes referral for medical care, vocational guidance and/ or training. The school social worker also investigates social conditions in response to complaints, report’s findings and similar functions related to the operation of a service program when such work requires the application of specialized service skills and program knowledge. The employee may be assigned to any area in the Department of Education.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (NOT ALL INCLUSIVE):

  • Assumes leaderships in the planning and provision of comprehensive psychological or rehabilitation services and in cases involving multiple and complicated social problems, and physically and mentally handicapping conditions;
  • Provides competent individual, family and group treatment services with a minimum of supervisory contact, and serves as consultant to less experienced staff;
  • Assists in needs assessment, designing implementation of staff training relative to the provision of treatment and vocational rehabilitation services;
  • Interprets and disseminates laws and regulations affecting the client population to clients and the public;
  • Participates in the development and administration of programs in the department;
  • Assists in the initial and on-going orientation/ training of all clients, departmental staff and others, as designated;
  • Participates where required in consulting with federal and local officials relative to funding legislative inter-agency other pertinent matters
  • Prepares and maintains comprehensive case record on each client in accordance with local and federal standards;
  • Prepares and maintains comprehensive case records on each client in accordance with local and federal standards;
  • Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Send your complete application package to careers.stx@vide.vi for consideration.

Application documents required: (1) Completed Application, (2) Resume, (3) Cover Letter, (4) Official College Transcripts, (5) Certifications, (6) Licensures, (7) Three Letters of Recommendation, (8) Police Background Check and (9) Doctor’s Statement of Good Health.

Travel, transportation and relocation expenses are not authorized by this position. Any travel, transportation and relocation expense associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected candidate

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