Help ensure the safety and well-being of Sonoma County's
most vulnerable older adults and disabled residents
Become a Social Service Worker II
A cash allowance of approximately $600/month will be added to the starting pay
Employment in the Human Services Department's Adult & Aging (A&A) Division offers opportunities for professional growth, career development, and the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment. You can also look forward to excellent benefits including:
An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $500
Eligibility for a 5% salary increase after 1040 hours (approximately 6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a 5% salary increase every year thereafter for good work performance, until reaching the top of the salary range
Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 holidays and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
County paid premium contribution to several health plan options
May by eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
A defined benefit retirement plan fully integrated with Social Security
This position is assigned to the Adult and Aging Division's In-Home Support Services (IHSS) program. IHSS provides in-home care to low-income, elderly, and disabled individuals, enabling them to remain safely and independently in their homes. Social Service Worker IIs (SSW IIs) in this assignment perform client assessments of functional abilities and make determinations related to client care.
Under supervision, Adult & Aging SSW IIs also provide social service referrals in connection with public welfare, health, education, employment, and licensing programs. In addition, this position may be assigned to the IHSS intake desk, which handles incoming calls requesting IHSS services, assess applicants' eligibility for IHSS services, and provides information about community resources.
Ideal candidates will possess a degree in Social Work, and have experience providing social services to older adults and/or children, youth, or adults with disabilities.
The Human Services Department (HSD)
As the largest agency in Sonoma County government, HSD's mission is to protect vulnerable children and adults, and to promote maximum independence and well-being for individuals and families. The department is dedicated to providing quality, client-focused, cost-effective services and values the integrity, teamwork, leadership, and accountability of all staff in accomplishing the mission of the department. HSD works collaboratively at the federal, state, and local level to find creative solutions to human needs. To meet that goal, the department enjoys the support of other public and private sector partners, including other government agencies, community-based organizations, and business leaders. For more information regarding HSD's services please visit their website.
Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. Additional information can found in the Service Employees International Union Local 1021 Memorandum Of Understanding (SEIU MOU). This employment list may also be used to fill future full-time, part-time, or extra-help (temporary) positions as they occur during the active status of the list. Those who wish to be considered for future positions should consider applying to this recruitment.
For more information, including benefits, and to apply online, please
www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. EOE Apply by 5/08/2019