Social Services Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Coordinator - MSS Title: Social Worker II

  • CPS HR
  • Loyalton, California
  • Oct 01, 2018
Full Time Human and Social Services Non-Management
  • Salary: $3,534.00 Monthly
  • Salary Top: $3,897.00
  • Apply By: Dec 30, 2018

Job Description

Position Information

Under the supervision of the Social Worker Supervisor, the Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement (QA/QI) Coordinator will work with all of the social work programs including children and families, in-home supportive services, and adult protective services to perform quality assurance and quality improvement activities.These activities will assess the county's compliance with State/Federal guidelines, complete reporting requirements of such as well as develop and monitor performance improvement plans.

Minimum Qualifications

Pattern 1: One (1) year of full-time experience performing entry level social work case management in the Social Worker I classification in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) county;


Pattern 2: One (1) year of full-time social work case management experience**; AND Thirty (30) college semester units (45 quarter units) from an accredited college or university, including fifteen (15) semester units (22.5 quarter units) in social welfare, social/human services, sociology, or other social or behavioral science*

*Examples of acceptable social or behavioral science courses include: anthropology, criminal justice, education, ethnic studies, history, human development, human services, law, nursing, nutrition, psychology, public health, social welfare, sociology, welfare, women's studies.

**Qualifying social work case management includes direct case work management, such as: assessment, evaluation; conducting investigations of abuse and neglect; preparing court reports; responsibility for a long term caseload, monitoring compliance through home calls and other personal contact; collaboration with other agencies and linking clients to resources and programs; development of a case plan, modification of case plans as needed/required; and authority to impose sanctions or implement actions that impact services.

While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

Supplemental Information


  • The ability to speak, read and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required.
  • A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

  • Positions may require pre-employment screening, including background checks, and fingerprinting.
  • Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information.


If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.


Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination.


Sierra County, with a population of a little over 3,300, is located in the heart of the northern section of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The town of Loyalton, with a population of approximately 862, is the most populated area of Sierra County. The County seat is located in Downieville.Sierra County is comprised of 3 very different regions. The Westside is mountainous and heavily forested, supporting miners and loggers. On the East side is a large alpine valley, home to farmers and cattle raising. Midway between lies the area of "Lake Basin", a collection of some 50 lakes, studded with resorts and campgrounds.
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