Social Worker II
North Dakota State Government - Lisbon, ND

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Requires licensure as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) by the North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners (NDCC 43-41); and one year of professional human services work experience as a social worker, human relations counselor, developmental disabilities case manager, mental illness case manager, vocational rehabilitation counselor, activity therapist, addiction counselor, registered nurse, employment counselor, or a similar professional level position in the public or private sector; OR a master’s degree in social work and licensure as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) by the ND Board of Social Work Examiners.

If unable to find qualified candidates, will consider underfilling as a Social Work I , with minimum qualifications requiring licensure as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) by the North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners (NDCC 43-41).

Preference will be given to individuals with long term care experience.

This position is safety-sensitive. The applicant selected will be required to satisfactorily complete a drug test. Criminal History background check will also be completed on the selected applicant.

Application Procedures:
Complete a State of ND Application for Employment (SFN 10950) . Access application form at: or hard copy from any ND Job Service Office.

Please fill in all information requested on the application form, such as dates of employment.

Staff will score applications against the minimum qualifications and preferences listed on the job announcement and qualifying military service. After the scoring is completed, a certified list of eligible candidates and the applications will be forwarded to the Director of Social Services for further consideration and possible interview, based on the final scores.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

All applications material must be received on the closing date by 12 noon or before the closing date at the following address:

North Dakota Veterans Home

Attn: Liz Martin

PO Box 673

Lisbon, ND 58054

Phone: 701-683-6506; Fax: 701-683-6550; e-mail:

ND Relay Number: 1-800-366-6888

Summary of Work:
This position will be used to service caseload of both skilled and basic care residents. Services to be provided include: assisting residents in admission, facility adjustment, discharge planning, supportive counseling, resident assessment, crisis intervention, resident advocacy, care plan development, behavior management and assisting residents in securing needed services and personal items.

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.