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Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur

in this geographical location.

Department: Health and Human Services

Division: Division of Child and Family Services

Location: Elko

Job Class Code:



Announcement Number: 41429

Open to all qualified persons.



Close Date:





Phone: (775)684-2213

Email: t.sieben@dhhs.nv.gov

Applications accepted

for another 6 Days 2 Hrs 4 Mins

The Position

Casework Management Specialists within the Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Child & Family Services, provide case management services for children and their families and may be assigned to one of many specialized programs and/or facilities where duties may be performed in the home and/or any similar setting.

The Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) is recruiting for a Casework Management Specialist Supervisor (CMS Supervisor) for our Elko office. CMS Supervisor duties include but are not limited to responsibility for initial and on-the-job training of assigned staff; ensure new employees attend New Worker Academy training; assist staff in acquiring their ongoing training needs to comply with Training Policy requirements. The CMS Supervisor ensures staff maintain compliance with, and properly implements DCFS policies and procedures, statutes, regulations and directives necessary for the safety of children and families served by DCFS. The CMS Supervisor ensures consistent case consultation with workers for the purpose of reviewing policy, best practice standards, and provides consultation and coaching based on SAFE criteria to guide how practice occurs using a structured weekly consultation approach that targets SAFE intervention practice and decision making. Emphasis should be placed on, but not limited to; quality of Assessments, Diligent Search efforts throughout the life of the case, implementation of the PCFA, the construction of Case Plans, facilitation of changed focused contact, conducting and documenting the PCPA event, and identifying and addressing barriers to achieving timely permanency for all children.

The CMS Supervisor establishes clear expectations for performance and completion of SAFE Model interventions and encourages practice as intended. The CMS Supervisor reviews ALL case documentation for quality and completion of required UNITY screens and assessments prior to approval. The CMS Supervisor ensures collaborative case plan meetings are held on a regular basis and that quality monthly visits occur with children, parents, and foster or relative placement and are documented within required timeframe.

The CMS Supervisor reviews court reports and legal documents to ensure compliance with local, state, federal, and agency policies; i.e. IV-E eligibility. The CMS Supervisor completes mandatory supervisory trainings required by state personnel and other leadership training as directed by Management.

This is a full-time position that will be located the Elko office. The State of Nevada and DCFS offer an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax! The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

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To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, special education, human growth and development, criminal justice, psychology, counseling, social work or closely related social/human services related field and four years of professional experience providing case management services specific to children in a health and/or human services setting, one year of which included supervising staff who provide case management services to children in a health and/or human services setting; OR one year of experience as a Casework Management Specialist 4 in Nevada State Service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience above the Bachelor's degree level as described above.

Special Requirements

Positions require a valid driver's license, or equivalent mobility, at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

This position requires a State of Nevada/FBI background check, at the cost of the applicant.

Additional Position Criteria

This position is located in Elko.

The Examination

Casework Management Specialist Supervisor

The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.

Those applicants deemed amongst the most qualified will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.

1) Describe your experience, including the number of years, supervising staff who provide case management services to children in a health and/or human services setting.

2) Describe your experience, including the number of years, as an agency representative working with community partners and/or public agencies.

3) Describe your experience, including the number of years, working with State and federal laws regarding child welfare.

4) Describe your experience, including the number of years, with escalation and crisis intervention regarding child welfare.


For more information about state employment, visit the following:

Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov

Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org

Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us

More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB


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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:

Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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