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Adoption Social Worker
category: children's services
position number: 679-1920
Salary: $41,803.00 – $64,864.00
Closing date: December 30, 2011
original posting: http://www.catawbacountync.gov...
Catawba County Social Services, an innovative organization with a long history of providing superb services, is recruiting a highly motivated individual to fill an Adoption Social Worker role. The Adoption Social Worker will recruit, assess, license, train, select and match foster/adoptive families for children in care; prepare children and families for the transition into foster/adoptive homes; provide support to children and families in finalizing adoptions.
REQUIRES: Master’ degree from an accredited school of social work; or a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of Social Work and one year related experience; or a four-year degree in a Human Services field or related curriculum including at least 15 semester hours in courses related to social work or counseling and two years of related experience; or graduation form a four-year college or university and three years of experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling, or a related human service field providing experience in the techniques of casework, groupwork, or community organization; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must have strong written and oral communication skills including active listening and interviewing as well as the ability to organize, multi-task, and prioritize. In addition, have the ability to reason make critical judgement and complete legal documents requires to facilitate the adoption process is needed. GPS-MAPP certification preferred. A valid Driver’s License is required. This is considered light work; lifting up to 20 pounds.