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SOCIAL SERVICE COUNSELOR 1|2|3

  • ... Jennings, Louisiana, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 19.67 per hour
  • Posted on: Mar 12, 2024       Expires on: Apr 26, 2024

SOCIAL SERVICE COUNSELOR 1|2|3   

JOB TITLE:

SOCIAL SERVICE COUNSELOR 1|2|3

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Jennings Louisiana United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Full job description

Supplemental Information

The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and State as a Model Employer (SAME) to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace.


The mission of the Louisiana Veterans Home is to primarily serve the Veterans population of Louisiana through the provision of medical, restorative, and rehabilitative service in an atmosphere of respect and compassion.
The primary objective of the home is to provide quality nursing care to eligible veterans with the ultimate goal of returning the veterans to the highest possible levels of physical and mental capacity.


This position is located in the Social Service Department of the SW Louisiana Veterans Home in Jennings, Louisiana.


Full-time appointment is available.
The Social Service Counselor 1 position pays $16.
06 per hour, the Social Service Counselor 2 position pays $17.
18 per hour, and the Social Service Counselor 3 position has a starting pay of $19.
67 per hour.


As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Social Service Counselor 1, Social Service Counselor 2, or Social Service Counselor 3 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s).
Please refer to the 'Job Specifications' tabs located at the top of the LA Careers 'Current Job Opportunities' page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.


A Resume will not be accepted in lieu of work experience.
An application may be considered incomplete if the work experience and education sections are not completed.

There is no guarantee that all applicants will be interviewed.
The hiring manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision.
Should you be selected for an interview, you will be notified by the contact information listed on your application.


No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.


An Ideal Candidate will possess the following Competencies:
Core Competency Map
Competency Name NeoGov Search Code Cluster Buy/Grow

  • Communicating Effectively CE People Grow
  • Displaying Expertise DE Results Grow
  • Driving Results DR Results Grow
  • Fostering Engagement FE People Grow
  • Making Accurate Judgments MAJ Thought Buy
  • Managing Resources MR Results Grow
  • Managing Time MT Results Grow
  • Thinking Critically TCr Thought Grow

Selected Core Competencies:
Communicating Effectively: The ability to relay information correctly and appropriately to connect people and
ideas.

Managing Resources: The ability to ensure resources such as time, money, and people are utilized appropriately
to result in maximum business value.

Managing Time: The ability to control your time to increase effectiveness, efficiency, or productivity.


Selected Preferred Competencies:
Accepting Direction: The ability to accept and follow directions from those higher in the chain of command.

Demonstrating Accountability: The ability to accept ownership for your actions, behaviors, performance, and
decisions.

Demonstrating Initiative: The ability to assess information and take action independently to help the
organization achieve its goals.

Developing Performance: The ability to assist others in advancing their skills, knowledge, and performance
levels over time.

Displaying Professionalism: The ability to recognize how your actions impact the perceptions of both you and
your organization.

Exhibiting Social Awareness: The ability to identify and adapt your actions based on the situation and the
personality, behavior, and emotions of others.

Managing Conflict: The ability to recognize and navigate disagreements in a rational, unbiased, and productive
way.


To apply for this vacancy, click on the \"Apply\" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.
Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account.
Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.


DISQUALIFICATION:
While we encourage all interested applicants to apply, please be aware that there are various reasons that your application may be disqualified from consideration including, but not limited, to:
Failure to fully complete the education and work experience sections of the application; (Please note for the education section that the semester area refers to the # of credit HOURS and not the # of semesters you completed)
Submission of a resume and/or SF-10 application in lieu of the online application.
Information on the resume will not substitute and must also be included on the actual job application in order to be considered.

Failure to list complete license information (if applicable to the job position).

Failure to submit an equivalency evaluation statement for an international degree by the closing of this announcement.


For further information about this vacancy contact:
SW Louisiana Veterans Home HR
Maria Cooper or Brandy Deshotel
maria.
cooper@la.
gov
brandy.
deshotel@la.
gov

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A baccalaureate degree plus two years of professional social services experience.
SUBSTITUTIONS:
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
A baccalaureate degree in social work, sociology, psychology, behavioral science or human service counseling from an accredited institution will substitute for one year of experience.
Graduate training in social work, sociology, psychology, or human service counseling from an accredited institution will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.
A master's degree in the above fields will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
Specialized college course work will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
Positions that provide addictive disorder counseling services require certification or eligibility for certification as a Counselor in Training (CIT), or a current practice credential as a Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC), Registered Addiction Counselor (RAC), or Licensed Addictive Counselor (LAC) issued by the Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority (ADRA), or its successor, pursuant to the Addictive Disorders Practice Act, LA RS.
37.
3386-3390.
6
Positions that provide addictive disorder prevention services require certification or eligibility for certification as a Prevention Specialist in Training (PSIT), or a current practice credential as a Certified Prevention Professional (CPP), Registered Prevention Professional (RPP), Licensed Prevention Professional (LPP) issued by the Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority (ADRA), or its successor, pursuant to the Addictive Disorders Practice Act, LA RS.
37.
3386-3390.
6
NOTE:
Any college hours or degree must be from an accredited college or university.

NOTE:
The baccalaureate, graduate training, or master's degree in social work must be from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To provide general social services work through direct services and/or general counseling.


Level of Work:
Advanced.


Supervision Received:
Broad from a Social Service Counselor 5, social worker, or other higher-level social services personnel.


Supervision Exercised:
None.


Location of Work:
Department of Health and Hospitals; LSU-Health Sciences Centers, Acute Care Hospitals, Medical Schools; Veterans Affairs; Department of Corrections; Department of Social Services.


Job Distinctions:
Differs from the Professional Counselor job series by the absence of a master's degree and licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor or registration as a Licensed Professional Counselor-Intern.


Differs from the Social Service Counselor 2 by the presence of responsibility for specialized caseloads and/ or lead-worker duties.


Differs from Social Service Counselor 4-A by the absence of responsibility for assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of specialized programs.


Differs from Social Service Counselor 4-B by serving as a certified substance counselor.

Examples of Work

Participates in the decision making process of the treatment team including formulating therapeutic activities and recommending a treatment plan.


Manages a caseload by scheduling appointments, evaluating client progress in counseling sessions, and making recommendations to the treatment team.


Coordinates various activities of a program regarding application, pre-admission, admission, and certification.


Presents client assessments and recommendations at inter-disciplinary team plan staffing and participate in treatment plan development through presentation of contributing environmental factors observed.


Initiates community involvement in developing indigenous resources and serves as an ongoing facilitator in creating and maintaining providers to impact needs especially in isolated and/or rural areas.


Serves as liaison between client, family, and institution; interviews clients and their families to assess individual and family roles, relationships and reactions and to identify specific diagnosis-related concrete social service and counseling needs.


Assist in the procurement of needs such as institutional placements, transportation, financial assistance, medical equipment, shelter, food, clothing, etc.


Monitors services through observations, home visits, preparation of forms or progress notes, and reports and records factors detrimental to social adjustment.


May provide testimony and recommendations on behalf of clients in court cases in response to judges and other officers of the court.

Position Details

POSTED:

Mar 12, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

19.67 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1710390454-80a373ef7e2c4829deb621e7907941d7

LOCATION:

Louisiana United States

CITY:

Jennings

Job Origin:

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Full job description

Supplemental Information

The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and State as a Model Employer (SAME) to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

The mission of the Louisiana Veterans Home is to primarily serve the Veterans population of Louisiana through the provision of medical, restorative, and rehabilitative service in an atmosphere of respect and compassion. The primary objective of the home is to provide quality nursing care to eligible veterans with the ultimate goal of returning the veterans to the highest possible levels of physical and mental capacity.

This position is located in the Social Service Department of the SW Louisiana Veterans Home in Jennings, Louisiana.

Full-time appointment is available. The Social Service Counselor 1 position pays $16.06 per hour, the Social Service Counselor 2 position pays $17.18 per hour, and the Social Service Counselor 3 position has a starting pay of $19.67 per hour.

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Social Service Counselor 1, Social Service Counselor 2, or Social Service Counselor 3 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s). Please refer to the 'Job Specifications' tabs located at the top of the LA Careers 'Current Job Opportunities' page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.

A Resume will not be accepted in lieu of work experience. An application may be considered incomplete if the work experience and education sections are not completed.
There is no guarantee that all applicants will be interviewed. The hiring manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision. Should you be selected for an interview, you will be notified by the contact information listed on your application.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

An Ideal Candidate will possess the following Competencies:
Core Competency Map
Competency Name NeoGov Search Code Cluster Buy/Grow

  • Communicating Effectively CE People Grow
  • Displaying Expertise DE Results Grow
  • Driving Results DR Results Grow
  • Fostering Engagement FE People Grow
  • Making Accurate Judgments MAJ Thought Buy
  • Managing Resources MR Results Grow
  • Managing Time MT Results Grow
  • Thinking Critically TCr Thought Grow

Selected Core Competencies:
Communicating Effectively: The ability to relay information correctly and appropriately to connect people and
ideas.
Managing Resources: The ability to ensure resources such as time, money, and people are utilized appropriately
to result in maximum business value.
Managing Time: The ability to control your time to increase effectiveness, efficiency, or productivity.

Selected Preferred Competencies:
Accepting Direction: The ability to accept and follow directions from those higher in the chain of command.
Demonstrating Accountability: The ability to accept ownership for your actions, behaviors, performance, and
decisions.
Demonstrating Initiative: The ability to assess information and take action independently to help the
organization achieve its goals.
Developing Performance: The ability to assist others in advancing their skills, knowledge, and performance
levels over time.
Displaying Professionalism: The ability to recognize how your actions impact the perceptions of both you and
your organization.
Exhibiting Social Awareness: The ability to identify and adapt your actions based on the situation and the
personality, behavior, and emotions of others.
Managing Conflict: The ability to recognize and navigate disagreements in a rational, unbiased, and productive
way.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the \"Apply\" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

DISQUALIFICATION:
While we encourage all interested applicants to apply, please be aware that there are various reasons that your application may be disqualified from consideration including, but not limited, to:
Failure to fully complete the education and work experience sections of the application; (Please note for the education section that the semester area refers to the # of credit HOURS and not the # of semesters you completed)
Submission of a resume and/or SF-10 application in lieu of the online application. Information on the resume will not substitute and must also be included on the actual job application in order to be considered.
Failure to list complete license information (if applicable to the job position).
Failure to submit an equivalency evaluation statement for an international degree by the closing of this announcement.

For further information about this vacancy contact:
SW Louisiana Veterans Home HR
Maria Cooper or Brandy Deshotel
maria.cooper@la.gov
brandy.deshotel@la.gov

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A baccalaureate degree plus two years of professional social services experience.
SUBSTITUTIONS:
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
A baccalaureate degree in social work, sociology, psychology, behavioral science or human service counseling from an accredited institution will substitute for one year of experience.
Graduate training in social work, sociology, psychology, or human service counseling from an accredited institution will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.
A master's degree in the above fields will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
Specialized college course work will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
Positions that provide addictive disorder counseling services require certification or eligibility for certification as a Counselor in Training (CIT), or a current practice credential as a Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC), Registered Addiction Counselor (RAC), or Licensed Addictive Counselor (LAC) issued by the Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority (ADRA), or its successor, pursuant to the Addictive Disorders Practice Act, LA RS. 37.3386-3390.6
Positions that provide addictive disorder prevention services require certification or eligibility for certification as a Prevention Specialist in Training (PSIT), or a current practice credential as a Certified Prevention Professional (CPP), Registered Prevention Professional (RPP), Licensed Prevention Professional (LPP) issued by the Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority (ADRA), or its successor, pursuant to the Addictive Disorders Practice Act, LA RS. 37.3386-3390.6
NOTE:
Any college hours or degree must be from an accredited college or university.

NOTE:
The baccalaureate, graduate training, or master's degree in social work must be from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To provide general social services work through direct services and/or general counseling.

Level of Work:
Advanced.

Supervision Received:
Broad from a Social Service Counselor 5, social worker, or other higher-level social services personnel.

Supervision Exercised:
None.

Location of Work:
Department of Health and Hospitals; LSU-Health Sciences Centers, Acute Care Hospitals, Medical Schools; Veterans Affairs; Department of Corrections; Department of Social Services.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from the Professional Counselor job series by the absence of a master's degree and licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor or registration as a Licensed Professional Counselor-Intern.

Differs from the Social Service Counselor 2 by the presence of responsibility for specialized caseloads and/ or lead-worker duties.

Differs from Social Service Counselor 4-A by the absence of responsibility for assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of specialized programs.

Differs from Social Service Counselor 4-B by serving as a certified substance counselor.

Examples of Work

Participates in the decision making process of the treatment team including formulating therapeutic activities and recommending a treatment plan.

Manages a caseload by scheduling appointments, evaluating client progress in counseling sessions, and making recommendations to the treatment team.

Coordinates various activities of a program regarding application, pre-admission, admission, and certification.

Presents client assessments and recommendations at inter-disciplinary team plan staffing and participate in treatment plan development through presentation of contributing environmental factors observed.

Initiates community involvement in developing indigenous resources and serves as an ongoing facilitator in creating and maintaining providers to impact needs especially in isolated and/or rural areas.

Serves as liaison between client, family, and institution; interviews clients and their families to assess individual and family roles, relationships and reactions and to identify specific diagnosis-related concrete social service and counseling needs.

Assist in the procurement of needs such as institutional placements, transportation, financial assistance, medical equipment, shelter, food, clothing, etc.

Monitors services through observations, home visits, preparation of forms or progress notes, and reports and records factors detrimental to social adjustment.

May provide testimony and recommendations on behalf of clients in court cases in response to judges and other officers of the court.

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