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Social Worker II - Kaua`i

at Hawaii State Judiciary

Pay: up to $45288.00/year
Salary : $3,774.00 Monthly
Posted: 9/23/2019
Job Reference #: 2085924

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Job Title:Social Worker II - Kaua`i
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$3,774.00 Monthly
Job Type:Various
Location: Kaua'i
Recruitment Number 18-059TY, Social Worker II, SR-18, Kaua`i.
 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.

At the II level, Social Workers perform a variety of social work tasks ranging from the simple to the moderately difficult cases which do not require the services of a fully trained professionally qualified social worker; investigate and determine kinds of services needed by an individual client, and/or family and carries out approved treatment plans; prepare case records and reports; and perform other duties as required.
 Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Applicants must meet the requirements specified in A, B, C, D or E below:

A. Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a minimum of 12 semester credit hours in a social science plus one-half (½) year of professional social work experience.

B. Bachelor's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work.

C. Bachelor's degree in criminal justice administration from an accredited university. Emphasis in the major field of study must have included courses in abnormal psychology, counseling, probation, parole, and correctional administration.

D. Successful completion of one (1) year of graduate study in an accredited school of social work.

E. Successful completion of one (1) year of graduate study in an accredited university specializing in criminal justice administration. Emphasis in the major field of study must have included courses in abnormal psychology, counseling, probation, parole, and correctional administration. 

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

Hawai`i State Judiciary
426 Queen Street, First Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813

Non-Qualifying Experience: The following types of experience are not considered qualifying social work experience:
(1) Experience providing supportive services to professional social workers, vocational rehabilitation specialists, public housing managers, or other professional workers in such programs as public welfare, family court, etc.;
(2) experience determining the eligibility of applicants/recipients for benefits under a public welfare program such as medical assistance, food stamps and other benefits;
(3) experience providing vocational, educational, psychological, or pastoral counseling;
(4) experience providing occupational or physical therapeutic services;
(5) Peace Corps or VISTA work experience which did not require the application of professional knowledge of the principles and practices of social work and/or was not performed under competent professional supervision;
(6) experience relocating clients who are displaced as a result of urban renewal or other similar reasons; and
(7) trainee level type social work experience will not be considered qualifying unless work is performed under competent professional social work supervision.
 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 mail or hand-deliver your documents to the Hawai`i State Judiciary, Human Resources Department, 426 Queen Street, 1st Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813.