SENIOR SOCIAL WORKER
TOWN OF BLOOMFIELD
Council-Manager Government Since 1941
SENIOR SOCIAL WORKER
The purposes of this position are to evaluate the needs of the various populations served by the department and seek appropriate resources to provide the appropriate solutions to the needs of adults, families and older adults. Such services and resources include, entitlement programs, fuel assistance, mental health and substance use services, CHOICES counseling, crisis intervention, etc. The Senior Social Worker is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under his/her direction and control.
Must have a Master’s Degree in social work or a related field plus two (2) years of experience as a social worker or direct social services provider; or a bachelor’s degree in social work or related degree from an accredited college plus more than five (5) years of experience as a social worker or direct social service provider. Suitable experience may be substituted for educational attainment if deemed appropriate by the Director or her/his designee. Must have and maintain Valid CT Driver’s License.
All appointments and promotions shall be made according to merit and fitness for performing the functions of the position, including factors such as education, experience, aptitude, knowledge, character, ethics, or other qualifications that would determine the best candidate for the position. Examinations may include written, oral, physical, or performance tests or any combination of the various types of examinations. Town of Bloomfield conducts pre-employment physical, drug testing, DCF background, state and federal criminal history and background investigation, including fingerprints.
Applications may be obtained from the Department of Human Resources, 800 Bloomfield Ave., Bloomfield, CT 06002, or on our website at www.bloomfieldct.org and must be submitted to Human Resources along with a resume and cover letter no later than Friday, July 8, 2022. Applications accepted ONLY by mail, email – email@example.com or at the Human Resources Department.
Town of Bloomfield is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer. Minorities, women & persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Persons with a disability who may need this information in an alternative format or who may need accommodations during the testing procedure should contact the HR Department at 860-769-3544.