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Adult Protective Services Specialist IV

Recruitment #191003-UNCH-I13

Introduction

This is a full-time unclassified state position.

Announcement #: 19-KM007

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR CURRENT OR FORMER DHS EMPLOYEES ONLY!

Organization: APS-Oklahoma-D1
Address: 2409 N Kelley Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73111
Travel: Extensive

Monthly Salary: $4,102.43

INTRODUCTION
Applications must be received at DHS by 11:59 pm of the closing date of this job announcement.

BASIC PURPOSE OF POSITION
This is the leadership level where employees provide direct supervision to lower level Adult Protective Services Specialists.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS
Employees serving as direct supervisors interview and recommend hiring of adult protective services staff; maintain personnel records and complete performance evaluations; orient new staff and develop and administer in-service training programs to supplement the APS New Worker Academy; guide staff in caseload management; and may supervise lower level APS staff in a multi-county area.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA's)
Knowledge,  Skills, and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of supervisory principles and practices; of laws, rules, regulations, legislation, policies and procedures as they pertain to the state administration of adult protective services and the investigation of APS referrals; of community resources; of human development stages, including disabilities and other physical and mental dysfunctions of adults; of social work theory and practice; of emotional, physical, and mental needs of incapacitated adults and their families; of courtroom terminology and procedure; of cultural diversity; of the theory of secondary trauma; and of interviewing and investigative techniques.  Ability is required to provide crisis intervention, including making decisions and advising staff in life and death situations; to gather necessary information to determine the needs of the incapacitated adult; to manage a caseload; to manage a workload effectively; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to provide courtroom testimony; to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; to develop, evaluate and modify an APS service plan on an ongoing basis; and to supervise the work of others.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of:
•A master’s degree in a behavioral science;
•OR a bachelor’s degree in a behavioral science and one year of experience in professional social work;
•OR a bachelor’s degree and two years of professional social work.
•PLUS two years of professional social work experience in adult protective services or child welfare services.

NOTES
A conditional offer of employment to final candidate will be contingent upon a favorable background check and a substance abuse screening.

Veteran's preference points do not apply to this position.
    
BENEFITS
This is a full-time unclassified state position with full state retirement and insurance benefits, including paid health, dental, life, and disability insurance. Annual leave of 10 hours per month and sick leave of 10 hours per month begin accruing immediately.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.


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