Social Worker- Senior (SW3)- Expert
Master' s degree in Social Work is preferred.
Experience: At least five years' experience in providing direct social services, which includes one or more of the following: interviewing, assessing and evaluating individual human service' s needs; planning, counseling, advocating and referring individuals to appropriate providers of social services; and performing case management activities. At least two years' experience working with individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder is required.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to prepare and deliver presentations.
Ability to extract, analyze and synthesize data from a variety of sources Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, including computerbased communication using e-mail, word processing and data base systems. Ability to develop PowerPoint presentations and speak in public forums.
The employee is located in the office of Developmental programs, Bureau of Autism Services.
Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Developing correspondence content in response to inquiries from individuals with autism and their families, legislators, other offices and the autism community at large.
Represent the Agency at meetings and workgroups.
Become familiar with data sources and perform analyses as requested.
Develop and deliver presentations to parent groups, self-advocacy groups and professional organizations.
Supervise social work interns.
Participate in the monitoring of providers and the development of monitoring quality control measures.
Complete functional eligibility assessments for potential program participants.
Maintain a data base of stakeholder groups.
Develop a data base of resources for individuals and families.
Manage individual cases as assigned, including coordinating with other program offices.
Administration of Bureau family support programs (e.G. Mini-grants).