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Social Worker II – Intake

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Location: Scotland
Position Type: Full-time
Closing Date: August 23, 2022


CLASSIFICATION: Social Worker II – Intake
UNIT: Child Protective Services SALARY RANGE: $45,411 – $47,682 GRADE: 70
WORK SCHEDULE: M-F, 8am – 5pm and Rotating On Call
RECRUITMENT: A completed application must be submitted on the Scotland County career page at Questions are encouraged and can be emailed to
The Scotland County Department of Social Services works to improve the wellbeing and safety of citizens’ lives. As a part of the DSS team you will work with others who value Respect, Teamwork, Dependability, Accountability, Innovation, and Excellence. The Department provides flexible work scheduling and a full benefits package including medical insurance, vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, and membership in the North Carolina retirement system.

The intake Social Worker II gathers all information needed and required during the intake interview process and according to program policy in order to screen new allegations of neglect, abuse, dependency or exploitation of children and adults.
Processes and completes all reports accurately, timely, and according to program policy.
Establishes new electronic or paper files, completes financial eligibility, and keys all required information into state systems for establishment of a new case and/or updates of existing cases.
Relays concerning information and safety concerns to a social work supervisor promptly and, at times, immediately.
Attends staffing as scheduled, is prepared with required paperwork, participates and completes tasks assigned during staffing and according to policy.
Prepares and maintains ongoing documentation of workload activities.
Revolving on call coverage requiring 24 hour a day availability.
Performs other duties as assigned, which may include shelter duty.

Thorough knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices, and their application to complex casework, group work, and community issues;
Considerable knowledge of family and group dynamics and a range of intervention techniques including resources in the community;
Considerable knowledge of the laws, regulations, and policies which govern Child Welfare programs;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, administrative officials, other professionals, and the general public;
Ability to express ideas and communicate clearly and concisely;
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions;
Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely;
Basic knowledge and/or ability to use office equipment, software systems, internet based programs;
Ability to analyze, prioritize, plan, and execute work timely and accurately.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of social work;
Or, bachelor’s degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of directly related experience;
Or, bachelor’s from a four-year college or university and two years of experience;
Or, an equivalent combination of training and experience;
And, the successful candidate must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Criminal Records check, drug screen, references and transcripts will be required for the successful candidate; this position is subject to random drug testing;
All applications will be considered but not necessarily interviewed;
In lieu of no qualified applicants, trainee or work against qualifying applicants will be considered;
Resume in lieu of a completed application is not acceptable;
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions;
Must attach a copy of your college transcript to the online application;
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and E-Verify Participant.