Community Services Assistant

Work Type
Adult Services, Other

Position Number

$31,824 +

Closing Date
June 28, 2021
Posted June 14, 2021

Agency Name
New Hanover County

Work County
New Hanover

Job Location
North Carolina
Job Description

Essential Duties New Hanover County is seeking a dedicated, reliable and compassionate Community Services Assistant to join the Department of Social Services.  This position assists elderly, disabled, and/or protective services clients with a variety of home management tasks.  Duties will include preparing meals; providing support and companionship; teaching and assisting with light housekeeping needs; making referrals for other services; providing transportation, as needed; monitoring case progress; and reporting change/concerns to social work staff. This is a telework position; candidates must be able to provide an appropriate teleworking environment that meets the county standards.    New Hanover County's Consolidated Human Services Agency is a single county agency that provides any combination of Public Health and Social Services throughout the county.  The Social Services department is comprised of a team of dedicated professionals seeking to serve the citizens of our county through providing essential human services.  The department is a part of a dynamic, professional county organization with a clear vision as a vibrant, prosperous, diverse coastal community, committed to building a sustainable future for generations to come.  Ideal candidates for the department of social services have excellent customer service, organizational and computer skills, the ability to problem solve and make critical decisions and above all, an overwhelming desire to serve the citizens of our county. New Hanover County is dedicated to the recruitment and recognition of a talented and diverse workforce that is committed to public service. Our shared values of professionalism, innovation, integrity, stewardship and accountability guide the way we conduct ourselves and deliver services to our customers.  Supported by the work of our Office of Diversity and Equity, New Hanover County celebrates diversity in our employees’ backgrounds, beliefs, identities, and abilities, while supporting growth opportunities for all. Our talented team has a passion for providing care and services that effect change on the everyday lives of the citizens they encounter. The differences that unite us are a reflection of the community we serve.   If this sounds like an organization that models the values you uphold, we invite you to join our team at New Hanover County.   Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma or GED and one (1) year nursing assistant or personal care experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Must have a good driving record and own transportation. Must be self disciplined and capable of working with little on-site supervision.  Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong knowledge and use of computers is necessary.     Licenses/Certifications
  • Valid NC Driver's License.
Other Information   Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday;  A county vehicle will be provided to the selected candidate for use commuting to perform duties.  Must be available to work during emergency situations. Compensation: The hiring range for this position begins at $31,824 + a competitive benefits package.  Salary will be determined based on qualifications, internal equity, budget, and market considerations.  Please visit our careers site at for more information about our benefits.    
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