Bargaining Unit: SEIU 1021 - Social Workers (005)
$47.59-$57.39 Hourly / $3,569.25-$4,304.25 BiWeekly /
$7,733.38-$9,325.88 Monthly / $92,800.50-$111,910.50 Yearly
This classification specification describes the journey-level of the Rehabilitation Counselor Classification flexibly-staffed series. Incumbents of this classification under general direction, to provide rehabilitative counseling services in Mental Health, Vocational, Forensics or related programs; to formulate client assessments, treatment plans and provide rehabilitation counseling for assigned clients; to gather and present case history data; and to do related work as required.
This position is the journey-level classification within the Rehabilitation Counselor flexibly-staffed series. This classification requires incumbents to be fully trained and professionally skilled upon entrance into the class. Rehabilitation Counselor II’s provide a full range of rehabilitation counseling services, involving considerable latitude and independence of judgment. Direct supervisory review and guidance is provided only in selected cases. The class of Rehabilitation Counselor I is distinguished from the higher-level class of Rehabilitation Counselor II in that the latter is expected to perform journey-level work.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed.
Possession of a master’s degree from an accredited college or university in rehabilitation counseling, clinical or educational psychology, or social work/marriage and family counseling/professional counselor.
The equivalent of one (1) year of full-time experience in the class of Rehabilitation Counselor I in the Alameda County classified services.
The equivalent of two (2) years of full-time experience in the field of vocational rehabilitation, alcoholic or drug abuse rehabilitation or Mental Health treatment.
Some positions in this class require a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's license. Applicants must possess such license prior to appointment to such positions. Possession of Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Work, or License Professional Counselor license is desirable.
In compliance with the Administrative Simplification provision of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), employees in this classification are required to possess a National Provider Identifier (NPI) number prior to their first day on the job.
In compliance with the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and the Federal Cures Act, Employees in this classification who are required to render direct specialty mental health services in the course of their assignment must successfully be enrolled in Provider Application and Validation for Enrollment (PAVE) web portal prior to commencing employment.
NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the "Examples of Duties" section of this specification.
CLASS SPEC HISTORY
DW:Lm-h Revised: 2/85
LB:pb Revised: 4/5/89
Old document: 0648h
New doc: 6640.doc
CSC Date: 5/24/89
KU:pf Rev. 11/20/01; 5/1/02
CSC Date: 5/22/02
SG:po Revised 7/16/09
CSC Date: 8/12/09
NLB:ah Revised 8/7/18
CSC Date: 10/10/18
RE:saa Revised 11/02/2022
IL:saa Revised 3/16/23
Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being. These benefits include but are not limited to*:
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For your Financial Future
For your Work/Life Balance
*Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement. This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change.