APS Investigator/Caseworker I or II – Salt Lake City DAAS

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • $16.93 an hour USD / Year
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  • Salary: $16.93 an hour

State of Utah

If you feel strongly about advocacy for vulnerable adults, this job is for you!!! The Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) within the Department of Health Human Services (DHHS), is looking for APS Investigators in Salt Lake City. These positions will be filled as Caseworker I or Caseworker II depending upon you qualifications (see directly below).
Caseworker I: A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Family & Human Development, Criminal Justice, Gerontology or a closely related field is preferred. This employee will operate under close and regularly provided professional supervision.
Salary is $16.93 per hour.
Caseworker II requires a Social Service Worker license or a closely related license in the State of Utah. This employee will be fully trained and exercise independent judgment and discretion and assess human service needs for elder adults and/or people with disabilities. Salary is $18.85 per hour.
Principal Duties
The Caseworker:
assesses client needs
investigates abuse, exploitation, and/or neglect referrals
recommends appropriate care or intervention
documents client progress
The Ideal Candidate
The model candidate for this position is someone who:
has at least 6 months employment as a case manager or investigator
knows investigative techniques
is passionate about helping vulnerable adults
is able to remain calm and to calm others
can work with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism
Why You Should Join Our Team
You will work with a great team who is dedicated to helping vulnerable adults and who is a support to each other. You will also receive a great benefit package. Click here to see the variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program the State of Utah offers.
The Agency
For more information on the Division of Aging and Adult services within the Department of Human Services, click here.
Supplemental Information
Risks which require the use of special safety precautions and/or equipment, e.g., may come in contact with contagious diseases or hazardous chemicals, etc.
Work requires physical exertion. May require the ability to stand; walk over rough surfaces; bend, crouch, stoop, stretch, reach, lift moderately heavy items (up to 50 lbs.) in a recurring manner and/or for long periods of time.