Durham County Job

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Social Worker III (CPS)

category: children's services
position number: 40001463
Salary:  $40,261.00 – $69,307.00
Closing date:  open until filled
Contact

http://www.durhamcountync.gov/departments/hrsv/Employment_Opportunities.html

Job Location
220 E. Main Street
Durham, NC 27701
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SOCIAL WORKER III $40,261 - $69,307 (Social Services - Child Protective Services) Provides family assessments, forensic investigations and/or case management for families with substantiated reports of suspected child neglect and abuse as defined by the General Statutes of North Carolina. Conducts assessments of family dynamics and needs, prepares court summaries and participates in associated court proceedings. Makes difficult agency decisions regarding the removal of children from abusive and neglectful homes. Must have knowledge of child welfare policies and practices including but not limited to social work investigation, crisis intervention, family functioning and child development. Requires a MSW degree from an accredited school of social work; BSW degree from an accredited school of social work and completion of the Child Welfare Collaborative (Child Welfare positions only); BSW degree from an accredited school of social work and one year directly related experience; master's degree in counseling in a human services field and one year of social work or counseling; bachelor's degree in a human services field from an accredited college or university and two years directly related experience; bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of directly related experience. Candidates with bilingual skills preferred. Special Requirement: Requires a valid North Carolina driver's license and vehicle. Appointment Type: Regular Date Posted: January 10, 2011 Closing Date: Open Position No.: 40001463