Clinical Social Worker

Work Type
Family and Children’s Services

Position Number

$56,294 - $88,974

Closing Date
July 23, 2021
Posted July 8, 2021

Agency Name
Social Services

Work County

Job Location
1717 West 5th Street
North Carolina
Job Description

Primary Purpose of Position: The primary purpose of the position is to provide intensive therapy and crisis intervention for a caseload of seriously emotionally disturbed children up to the age of 21 and their adult parents.  The clinical social worker is responsible for assessment, evaluation and management of the treatment plan for each child/adult in the caseload. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices, and their application to complex casework, groupwork, and community problems. Considerable knowledge of a wide range of behavior and psychosocial problems and their diagnosis and treatment. Considerable knowledge of family and group dynamics, a range of intervention techniques, governmental and private organizations, resources in the community, laws, regulations, and policies which govern the program, 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 or assessing psychosocial, behavioral, and psychological aspects of client 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 case load 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: Master’s degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of supervised social work experience as required by the North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board. Valid North Carolina driver license required.  Bilinguals encouraged to apply. Transcript required with application to be considered for position. DD 214 is required from applicants claiming a military preference. Salary is negotiable with education and experience.
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