Alamance County
  • 12-Apr-2019 to 25-Apr-2019 (EST)
  • Social Services
  • Burlington, NC, USA
  •   $41,636.00
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Annual and sick leave; holidays; employee medical/life/dental/liability insurance; dependent insurance available at group rates; state retirement plan; 401(k)


SOCIAL WORKER III

ALAMANCE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

 ADULT CARE AND INTAKE UNIT

 

Applications accepted until April 25, 2019. 

 

Salary Social Worker III                                     $41,636.00

 

Alamance County is in search of a Social Worker III for the Adult Care Unit. The primary purpose of this position will be to provide a full range of Guardianship services to a caseload of incompetent adults.  This position will be responsible for completion of state required documents, restoration of competency. This position also provides back-up coverage for Adult Protective Services.

 

Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities:  Thorough knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to complex casework, group work, and community problems.  Considerable knowledge of a wide range of medical, behavioral and psychosocial problems and their treatment.  Considerable knowledge of family and group dynamics and a range of intervention techniques.  Considerable knowledge of governmental and private organizations and resources in the community.  Considerable knowledge of the laws, regulations, and policies which govern the program. General knowledge of the methods and principles of casework supervision and training.  In certain settings, considerable knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment as they relate to decisions regarding clinical interventions and appropriate therapies based on medical or psychological diagnosis.  Skill in establishing rapport with a client and in applying techniques of assessing psychosocial, behavioral, and psychological aspects of client's problems.  Ability to supervise, train, or instruct lower-level social workers, students, or interns in the program.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with members of caseload and their families as well as civic, legal, medical, social, and religious organizations.  Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work effectively.

 

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:  Master's degree from an accredited school of social work; or a bachelor's degree from an accredited school of social work and one year of directly related experience in case management, assessment  & referral, supportive counseling, intervention, psycho-social therapy and treatment planning; or a four-year degree in a human service field and two years of directly related experience in case management, assessment & referral, supportive counseling, intervention, psycho-social therapy and treatment planning; or graduation from a four-year college or university and three years of directly related experience in case management, assessment & referral, supportive counseling, intervention, psycho-social therapy and treatment planning; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

 

A COPY OF A CERTIFIED COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT MUST ACCOMPANY APPLICATION.

 

 

Alamance County does not discriminate against race, color, national origin, sex, religion,

age or disability in employment or the provision of service.

"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER"

 

 

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Alamance County
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