Human Services Coordinator II – Adolescent Parenting Program

Work Type
Family and Children’s Services

$41,887.70 - $64,914.68 Annually

Closing Date
April 27, 2022
Posted April 14, 2022

Agency Name
Johnston County Department of Social Services

Work County

Job Location
204 S. Second Street
North Carolina
Job Description

The Johnston County Department of Social Services has an immediate opening for a Human Services Coordinator II position in the Adolescent Parenting Program, located at 714 North Street, Smithfield. In-house applicants need to apply on-line to be considered. Will accept work against if fully qualified applicants are not located. Please note: Final candidates subject to pre-employment drug screen and background check (includes criminal and motor vehicle records).
The primary purpose of the Adolescent Parenting Program is to provide services to pregnant and parenting adolescents. Secondary prevention is the focus of the program. This program is part of the agency's overall focus of providing intensive family centered services. The coordinator's work is aimed at strengthening or establishing individual support systems and preserving family stability; improving individuals' employability through education and training; developing effective parenting skills; and prevention of substantiated child abuse, neglect, or dependency reports.
Considerable knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to individual casework, group work, and community problems. Knowledge of the psychosocial, socioeconomic and behavioral problems and their treatment. Knowledge of governmental and private organizations and community resources. Knowledge of laws, regulations, and policies which govern the program. General knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment is required in certain programs or settings. Skill in establishing rapport with a client and applying techniques of assessing psychosocial, behavioral, and psychological aspects of client's problem. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative superiors, members of case load and their families, and with civic, medical, social, and religious organizations. Ability to train or instruct lower-level social workers, students, or interns. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work.
    DESIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree in a human services field such as social work, counseling, psychology, special education, deaf education, rehabilitation counseling or marriage and family therapy from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of experience in social work, counseling, preferably with the client population; or bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of experience in counseling or a related human services field providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work, or community organization; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Will accept work against if fully qualified applicants are not located.
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