Social Worker II - Child Protective Services Prevention/Education/Intake
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to individual casework group work and community problems. Knowledge of psychosocial, socioeconomic and behavioral problems and their treatment. Knowledge of governmental and private organizations and community resources. Knowledge of laws, regulations, and policies which govern the program. Skill in establishing rapport with a client and applying techniques of assessing psychosocial, behavioral, and psychological aspects of a client's problem. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative members of case load and their families, and with civics, medical, social, and religious organizations. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor's degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution; bachelor's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of directly related experience; bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and two years directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Employees may be called upon in case of disaster, either natural or man-made; to serve the citizens of Lee County. This service, if required, will take precedence over duties described in this position vacancy announcement.
Interested Candidates should submit a completed form PD-107(State Application) and a college transcript to: Lee County DSS, Personnel, Office, PO Box 1066, Sanford, NC 27331-1066 or 530 Carthage Street, Sanford, NC, 27330. No resumes accepted unless a completed application form is attached and applications may not be fully qualified for the position with an attached transcript. Applications can be found on the Lee County government website.
Pre-employment drug screening is required.
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