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Adult Protective Services Specialist III

Recruitment #180531-H26C-I02

Introduction

Announcement #: 18-N073

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN TO CURRENT OR FORMER DHS EMPLOYEES ONLY!

Organization: Adult Protective Services-Lincoln D2
Address: 2020 E First St, Chandler, OK 74834
Travel
: Extensive

Job Description, essential functions:
Receives and investigates reports of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of incapacitated adults.  Determines capacity and provides voluntary and involuntary services based on need.  Coordinates service plans for adults; prepares legal forms for APS court hearings; attends court hearings and provides testimony as appropriate.  Serves as backup supervisor for investigative unit.

Job description, marginal functions:
Attends all trainings, workshops, and meetings as scheduled.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibility for providing adult protective services to vulnerable adults in home and community-based settings.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

This job family consists of four levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity and diversity of the specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned, the expertise required for completion of the duties assigned and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level III:    
This is the specialist level where employees are designated as lead workers, mentors, or backup supervisors to Level I or Level II Adult Protective Services Specialists.  Employees at this level act as mentors to Level I staff, and provide case consultation and advise and train lower level APS Specialists in case management and interpretation of policies and procedures; may monitor investigations and treatment plans of lower level staff for quality assurance purposes.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level III:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a master’s degree in a behavioral science and one (1) year of professional social work experience in adult protective services or child welfare services; or a bachelor’s degree in a behavioral science and two (2) years of experience in professional social work; or a bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of professional social work.

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.



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