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Social Worker: Investigative/Assessment & Treatment

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ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
Performs difficult professional work in the support and assistance of agency clients with personal, social, and economic needs; assesses needs, and then develops service and intervention plans; solves problems within scope of responsibility; investigates referrals for the areas of adoption, family and children’s treatment, foster care, and child protective services; makes home visits and assesses risk and arranges placements; prepares for and attends court hearings and conferences on behalf of clients. Performs related tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
• Thorough knowledge of social, economic and health problems and programs;
• Ability to identify clients’ social problems and needs to assess the ability of individuals and families to utilize services in problem-solving;
• Thorough knowledge of individual and group behavior and dynamics;
• Ability to plan and organize work and to understand and interpret laws, policies, and regulations;
• Ability to solve problems within scope of responsibility;
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, associates, social agencies, and the general public.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
• Master's degree from an appropriately accredited school of social work and (1) year of social work experience;
• OR a Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited school of social work and (2) years of social work or counseling experience;
• OR a Master's degree in counseling in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and (2) years of social work or counseling experience;
• OR a Bachelor’s degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and (3) years of social work or counseling experience;
• OR a Bachelor’s from an appropriately accredited institution and (4) years of experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling or a related human service field providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work, or community organization;
• ALSO one (1) year of work experience can be credited for the completion of the social work collaborative.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
• Must possess and maintain a valid North Carolina Driver’s License.

SEE FULL DETAILS AND LINK TO APPLICATION HERE:
https://www.moorecountync.gov/images/departments/human-resources/Full-Time-Job-Postings/19-119%20%20Social_Worker_IAT_FT_12112019.pdf