Salary $39,537 - $63,259 a year job type full-time
Full job description
$19.01 - $30.41 hour $39,537 - $63,259 annually this position is a pay band se.
Interviews will be conducted within two weeks of receiving a list of eligible applicants.
Why does the job exist?
The purpose of this position is to conduct investigations of adult abuse, neglect and/or exploitation referrals, including assessment of risk and safety.
How does it get done?
Complete investigations and develop service plans.
Interview alleged victims, alleged perpetrators, family members, providers and other collaterals as required.
Gather information to complete investigations; planning, organizing and coordinating activities in accordance with adult protective services (aps) regulations and procedures.
Make appropriate recommendations in intervention and placement.
Determine progress, present and future needs of clients; determine eligibility for adult protective services (aps) services using program guidelines and makes referrals to external programs and services as appropriate.
Assess and identify client needs, safety issues and risk factorsAssess living conditions to make a determination as to safety.
Document case contacts in the adult protective services (aps) case management system on a timely basis, in accordance with adult protective services (aps) procedural requirements.
Who are the customers?
New mexico vulnerable adults 18 years and older.
The ideal candidate must be professional, courteous, civil, respectful and must provide open, honest and thorough communication.
Bachelor`s degree in social work preferred.
Experience conducting investigations, preferably conducting investigations of abuse, neglect or exploitation.
Experience working with community resources.
Bachelor`s degree in social work, psychology, guidance and counseling, sociology, criminal justice, criminology or family studies/services and two (2) years of any combination of experience including working with communities, working on health or social service related matters, social work/case management experience, behavioral health and/or health careA master`s degree in social work, psychology, guidance and counseling, sociology, criminal justice, criminology and or family studies may substitute for the required education and experience as it pertains to the essential duties and responsibilities of the classification.
Must possess and maintain a valid driver`s license.
Must possess and maintain a current defensive driving course certificate from the state of new mexico or must pass and receive defensive driving course certification within 90 days of employment.
Pre-employment background investigation is required.
State wide travel may be required.
On-call and call-back are required on a rotation basis(see article 12 section 5, 1 & 2)
Must provide proof of being fully vaccinated for covid-19.
Executive order 2021-057 requires all employees with the state of new mexico to provide either proof of covid-19 vaccination or proof of a covid-19 viral test every week.
The public health order (on vaccination) dated august 17, 2021, requires congregate care facility workers and hospital workers to be fully vaccinated.
If you have questions about whether these requirements apply to this specific position, contact the agency contact listed on this advertisement.
Links to the referenced executive order and public health order can be found on the state personnel office website homepage: www.spo.state.nm.us
Work is performed in an office setting, client home or institutions with extensive computer and telephone useRisk of injury from hostile clients is possible.
This position is remote and will teleworkRemote/telework is subject to change.
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Agency contact information: esperanza lucero (505) 470-2656Email
For information on statutory requirements for this position, click the classification description link on the job advertisement.
Bargaining unit position
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement and all terms/conditions of that agreement apply and must be adhered to.