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Burnett County
Government Center
7410 County Road K
Siren, WI 54872
Social Worker - Behavioral Health

Burnett County is currently accepting applications for a full-time social worker/case manager to provide services for Adult Protection cases. Duties include assessing the safety of vulnerable adults and the elderly including welfare checks and providing initial screening and investigations of these referrals; determine and provide immediate services and providing appropriate referrals to community service providers.  The position also locates resources as needed and may provide ongoing case management as needed.  Intervention as outlined in Chapter 55 to include protective services and protective placement of an individual to assure safety and protection from abuse, neglect and exploitation.

This position will provide Access Intake duties on a rotating basis for the Behavioral Health Unit as well as provide after-hours crisis.

Job Description
  • Position:    Social Worker - Behavioral Health      
  • Location:   Burnett County Government Center
  • Status:      Full-Time - Non-Exempt - 37.5 Hours/Week 
  • Wage:       $23.79 - 25.72/Hour DOQ plus excellent Fringe Benefits

Please view: Position Description


This position requires a Bachelor's Degree with a major in social work or a closely related field, Wisconsin Certification as a Social Worker or eligible for Certification within 2 years of hire, valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and proficient computer skills.   


Relevant formal preparation would include prior work experience as a Social Worker in a County Setting; a working knowledge of social work principles, ethics and boundaries, and familiarity with Chapters 51 and 55 Wisconsin State Statutes; and knowledge of Nightingale Notes or other electronic health record systems is preferred.  State training will be required to meet standards for specific job duties.

To download an application, please view the Burnett County Application.

(Please note:  The application may be filled out electronically, however it must be printed out and/or submitted by email, mail, fax or dropped off at the address at the top of the form.)

For More Information
Burnett County Administration / Human Resources Office
Burnett County Government Center - Room #190
7410 County Road K, #116
Siren, WI  54872

You can also contact us by calling: 715-349-2181
Fax:  715-349-2180

Wage will be dependent upon qualifications and experience

 Applications reviewed upon receipt - Open until filled

Burnett County is an Equal Opportunity Employer