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Social Worker I - Kaua'i

at Hawaii State Judiciary

Pay: up to $41856.00/year
Salary : $3,488.00 Monthly
Posted: 9/23/2019
Job Reference #: 2084915

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Job Title:Social Worker I - Kaua'i
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$3,488.00 Monthly
Job Type:Various
Location: Kaua'i
Recruitment Number 18-058AN, Social Worker I, SR-16, Kaua'i 

***Job applications for this recruitment must be submitted online.  Paper applications will NOT be accepted.***

Testing Information: Applicants who meet minimum qualification requirements will be required to take a written test on Kaua'i.  The examination notice is sent about two weeks prior to the test date.  Candidates must report to the exam in person.  We do not offer our exams online or out-of-state.

Candidate Self-Scheduling:  Qualified applicants will be notified by email to self-schedule their written examination online.
 Summary of Duties:
Hawai`i State Judiciary Social Workers work in court programs with a variety of clients and  issues. Functions may include, but are not limited to the following: supervision of juvenile law violators, adult law violators, defendants conditionally released from the Hawai`i State Hospital, or juvenile status offenders; conducting child custody/visitation evaluations; assisting protection order petitioners; assisting in child welfare services cases referred to the Family Court; juveniles temporarily detained; and engagement of family and community in juvenile cases.

Among some of the issues involved in the cases are substance abuse, mental health, domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking, child abuse and neglect, trauma, disputed child custody/visitation, victim restitution, and others.

Social Worker I positions perform simple social work tasks in accordance with defined policies and procedures and specific supervisory instructions; prepare case records and reports; and perform other duties as required.
 Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Education Requirement:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a minimum of 12 semester credit hours in such courses as psychology, sociology, social welfare, social work or other related social sciences.

Driver's License: For most positions, applicants are required to have a valid, current driver's license. If interested in such a position, please attach, mail, or hand-deliver a copy of your driver's license immediately to the following address:

Hawai`i State Judiciary
Human Resources Department
426 Queen Street, First Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813.
 Supplemental Information:

Transcripts: You must submit at least a copy of your official transcripts at the time of application. If you are selected, we will need an original official transcript (not a copy) indicating the completion of any required course work and the awarding of the appropriate degree(s). You may attach, mail or hand-deliver your documents to the Hawaii State Judiciary, Department of Human Resources, 426 Queen Street, First Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813-2902.