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Social Worker II - Adult Services CAP

Duties/Responsibilities: This position is in the Long-Term Care Screening Program with the Adult Services Unit. Assesses nursing home candidates physically, socially, and economically to determine if they can be maintained in their own homes at a cost lower than the nursing home cost. Service will include screening, case management, arranging a battery of in-home services and completing the necessary paperwork to assure reimbursement for services rendered. A proficient knowledge of computers is required as Adult Services staff uses software case management program (e-CAP AND CAREWORKS) to store case information and transmit claims to Medicaid producing revenues to finance programs. Intake rotation is required in the unit performing duties such as accepting APS referrals, information and referral, and various other functions. Emergency on-call is required in this position for one week approximately 7 times annually.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Must be able to conduct home visits. The screenings will address physical, mental, emotional, economic, and social functions. Responsibilities include working with supervisor in obtaining approval for each plan, arranging for services, monitoring service plan as necessary, counsel recipients and family members regarding long term care service choices.

Minimum Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of social work; OR a four-year degree in a human service field or related curriculum, including at least 15 semester hours in courses related to social work or counseling experience and one year experience in social work or counseling; OR graduation from a four-year college and two years' experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling, or a related human service field, providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work, or community organization; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Valid NC Driver's License and access to a car daily for home visits required.


Submit a transfer form or State Application to DSS Personnel, PO Box 1066, Sanford, NC, 27331. No resumes accepted unless a completed application form. Applications can be found on the Lee County government website.

Pre-employment drug screening is required.