Licensed Clinical Therapist or Social Worker, Provo – APS Investigator/Therapist (Telework Eligible)

US Government, 250 Health & Human Services

Are you passionate about the well-being of the elderly and vulnerable adults?  If you are a strong advocate for this population, this position is for you!  The Department of Human Services, Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) is looking to fill an Adult Protective Services (APS) Therapist/Investigator position in their Provo office as a Licensed Clinical Therapist (LCT) or as a Social Worker depending on the qualifications of the applicant.
 
SOCIAL WORKER: Pay: $25.67. Requires a Certified Social Worker, Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor or an Associate Marriage & Family Therapist licensure with the State of Utah.  A candidate hired into the Social Worker job must qualify for the LCT job by obtaining clinical licensure within 2 years. 
 
 LICENSED CLINICAL THERAPIST (LCT): Pay: $26.45. Requires an active Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Mental Health Counselor or Psychologist licensure with the State of Utah.

This position is open to telework options.  The State of Utah requires all employees to physically work inside the State of Utah Boundaries. 

This position is not clinical in nature, but a majority of the time will be spent conducting Adult Protective Services (APS) investigations.

Principle Duties
The APS LCT Investigator will need to be able to:

  • act within APS statute, rules and policy and use independent judgment and discretion in the investigation of abuse, neglect and exploitation of vulnerable adults
  • conduct clinical assessments and document findings
  • promote the integrity and quality of the APS program
  • facilitate resource coordination and community education
  • promote community awareness of abuse, neglect and exploitation
  • participate in research, training, and supervisory programs and provide case management to include investigations, consultation, assessments of training needs and follow-up services

The Ideal Candidate
The model candidate for this position is someone who:

  • wants what’s best for the elderly and vulnerable adults
  • can deal with negative situations in a sensitive and professional manner
  • can interact with people in a manner that shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism
  • has experience working with the elderly or vulnerable adults

Why You Should Join Our Team
Join a great and compassionate team and be a part of helping vulnerable and aging adults.   You will also receive great benefits.  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
The Division of Aging and Adult Services is part of the Department of Human Services.  Adult Protective Services investigate cases of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of vulnerable adults.  For more information on the Division of Aging and Adult services, please click here.
 

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