JOB TITLE: Social Worker I/A/T
On-Call Rotation Required
(Child Protective Services—Investigative/Assessment & Treatment)
DEPARTMENT: Social Services
SALARY: Starting salary for Fully Qualified applicants: $48,133
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION: Open Until Filled
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: In North Carolina, Child Protective Services (CPS) are conducted by local county government in a Department of Social Services. CPS social workers are responsible for accessing, identifying and documenting abuse, neglect, and dependency cases and finding the appropriate services to enhance child welfare. CPS social workers must be able to identify immediate threats made to a child and provide arrangements that comply with state and federal laws and agency procedures and conduct social work activities under detailed guidelines and strict timeframes. Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Master’s degree in social work from an accredited school of social work; Bachelor’s degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and completion of the Child Welfare Collaborative (Child Welfare positions only); Bachelor’s degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and one year directly related experience; Master’s degree in human services field and one year of directly related experience; Bachelor’s degree in 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.
Social Worker I, II, & III may be considered. Minimum Training and Experience: 4-year degree from an accredited college or university.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Requires valid N.C. driver’s license, good driving record and transportation for use at work. On call and immediate response duties required. Oral interview and written test will be performed. A verbal Spanish test will be given if applicant lists Spanish as a second language. OFFICIAL College transcripts must accompany application in order for application to be considered complete.
APPLICATION PROCESS: A Randolph County application and college transcript are required and must be received at the above address by 5:00pm on the closing date listed above to be considered. Applications are available in the Human Resources Office or through the County’s website at www.randolphcountync.gov.
SELECTION PROCESS: Selection procedures will include detailed review of applications and interviews for most qualified candidates. Reference checks will be conducted on the top candidate(s). Employment offer for any position requiring college credit or degree will be contingent upon verification by transcript. Employment offer contingent upon satisfactory results of pre-employment background checks and/or Division of Motor Vehicle (DMV) record checks.