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Social Worker III in Mexia, TX

Location: Mexia, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government Administration


Social Worker III

Come work in an environment where we truly value and respect those we serve and believe in the mission that all people can achieve a higher level of wellness and independence.
The state supported living centers serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are medically fragile or who have behavioral problems. The centers provide campus-based direct services and supports at 13 centers located throughout the state. Learn About Our State Supported Living Centers

The state of Texas offers many benefits to employees. HHSC is a qualifying organization for the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which forgives the remaining balance on college student Direct Loans after making 120 qualifying monthly payments. We also offer excellent health benefits, a lifetime monthly retirement annuity as well as 401(k) and 457 Programs under the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

If you are looking for a place to work where you can establish a career that is filled with purpose, this is the job for you!

The Social Worker III performs and documents highly complex social services work including serving as a liaison between the individual, legally authorized representative and others to assure ongoing care, treatment and support through the use of person centered practices. This position gathers information to assess the individual's support systems and service needs, including participation in interdisciplinary team meetings, as needed. This position completes an initial social history, as well as maintains appropriate updates. This position may also support the assessment of the individual's rights and capacity to make decisions and provides individual and group training to promote the exercise of rights. This position designs and provides individual and group training to promote the exercise of rights and develops training curriculum and materials. This position assists with the coordination of admissions, transfers, transitions and discharges, as needed. This position assigns and/or supervises the work of others. The Social Worker III works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

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