Social Work Specialist Senior (LSW)

Posted: May 13, 2019

Social Work Specialist Senior (LSW)
Willmar, MN
$22.92 - $33.62 /hourly; $47,857 - $70,199 /annually

Turn your passion, expertise and experience into a highly rewarding career that offers a competitive salary, plus a top-notch benefits package that includes excellent medical and dental coverage, generous paid vacation, sick leave and a pension plan.

Our Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health Services (CABHS) in Willmar is seeking a dedicated, mission driven, person centered Social Worker to expand our team. CABHS delivers inpatient mental health services for children, adolescents, and young adults (ages 6-18) with serious behavioral and emotional disturbances. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a great team and make a great difference in the lives of others!

Job Description:

The Social Work Specialist provides social work services including psychosocial assessment, acting as a liaison, treatment, transfer and discharge services to individuals, groups, and families upon admission and throughout hospitalization. Additionally, participates in multi-disciplinary treatment planning, and consultative services, as well as ongoing departmental and organizational quality improvement processes.


The State of Minnesota offers an excellent employee benefits package, including low-cost medical and dental insurance with affordable dependent coverage, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.


Must be licensed to practice social work in the state of Minnesota, plus satisfy one of the following combinations of licensure and experience:

•Licensed Social Worker (LSW); AND have a minimum of 3 years professional, post-licensure social work experience;
OR •Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW);
OR Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW);
OR Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) AND Have a minimum of 18 months professional, post-licensure social work experience.

How to Apply:

Apply online at, search for the following Job ID# 32064

Contact the helpdesk at 651-259-3637 or [email protected].

You can also visit mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.


Diversity Statement

The Minnesota Psychological Association actively encourages the participation of all psychologists regardless of age, creed, race, ethnic background, gender, socio-economic status, region of residence, physical or mental status, political beliefs, religious or spiritual affiliation, and sexual or affectional orientation.Although we are an organization of individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds, the Minnesota Psychological Association also recognizes our core unifying identities as Psychologists who practice in America. We also recognize that we may hold unintentional attitudes and beliefs that influence our perceptions of and interactions with others. Within this context of unity and self-exploration, we are committed to increasing our sensitivity to all aspects of diversity as well as our knowledge and appreciation of the unique qualities of different cultures and backgrounds.We aspire to becoming alert to aspects of diversity, previously unseen or unacknowledged in our culture. In this spirit, we are committed to collaborating with multicultural groups to combat racism and other forms of prejudice as we seek to promote diversity in our society. To this end, we are dedicated to increasing our multicultural competencies and effectiveness as educators, researchers, administrators, policy makers, and practitioners.