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Program Aide

YUBA COUNTY   Marysville, CA   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on January 6, 2023
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**Next Application Review Date: 1/23/23

Hiring Range: $3,366-$3,703 Monthly + Benefits

The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the position of Program Aide in the Health and Human Services Department. This position reports directly to an associated professional, supervisory, or managerial position depending on assignment. This is a stand-alone journey level in the client services series, and is distinguished from Social Worker in that the latter are assigned the full range of casework duties and this position assists and supplements them in this role. Under general supervision, the incumbent will assist professional and technical staff in providing a variety of casework and program support to assigned client base; provide routine and structured office, community and client support to department programs including completing necessary forms and documents, monitoring visitations, conducting supervised in-home instruction, community outreach, presentations of health information and providing support for social workers or health education specialists; and related work as assigned.

The employment list established from this recruitment may also be used to fill additional vacancies for this classification that may come available in other divisions during the duration of this list. 

This position may assist in the Child and Adult Protective Services division assisting social workers, as well as the Public Health division assisting CCS and foster care clients in the Public Health Division.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  • Obtain information and other documentation from clients participating in a Health and Human Services program.
  • Provide transportation to and from appointments, interviews and medical or community agency locations.
  • Assist with performing caseload management activities; review cases; schedule appointments, and enter progress notes in case files.
  • Conduct HIV testing counseling sessions, and other appropriate counseling sessions, according to State Guidelines in various settings.
  • Under direction, present and distribute health education information and materials to the public.

The ideal candidate has excellent written and verbal communication skills and can appropriately interact with persons from all lifestyles and socio-economic backgrounds. They will effectively use tact, patience, courtesy, discretion and prudence in dealing with community partners and providers, property owners, families and those contacted in the course of the work. The incumbent has skill in establishing priorities and accomplishing objectives within timeframes and remains adaptable amid interruptions and changing demands. They have the ability to gather and analyze investigative materials; comprehend and comply with complex laws, policies and regulations, including those protecting confidential and sensitive information. The ideal candidate must be a team player with a customer focus.

Required Qualifications:

MINIMUM: 30 college level semester units from an accredited college or institution in a related field, (including but not limited to psychology, sociology, social work) and one year of experience in related field.

PREFERRED: In addition to the minimum, an Associate’s degree in a related field and additional years of related experience.


YUBA COUNTY

5730 Packard Ave Suite 100
Marysville , CA
www.yuba.org