Social Worker I/A/T

Work Type

Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Posted March 11, 2022

Agency Name
Randolph County Government

Work County

Job Description

JOB TITLE:                    Social Worker I/A/T DEPARTMENT:            Social Services
SALARY:                        Starting salary for Fully Qualified applicants:  $48,133
If you haven’t applied for SW I/A/T within the last 30 days, please submit another application.
Sign-On Bonus:  A $2000, $3000, or $4000 sign on bonus is available depending on the position and qualifications of the individual selected.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:  Responsible for accessing, identifying and documenting abuse, neglect, and dependency cases and finding the appropriate services to enhance child welfare. In North Carolina, Child Protective Services (CPS) are conducted by local county government in a Department of Social Services. CPS social workers must be able to identify immediate threats made to a child and provide arrangements that comply with state and federal laws and agency procedures and conduct social work activities under detailed guidelines and strict timeframes.  Performs related duties as required. MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:  Master’s degree from an accredited school of Social Work and one year of Social Work experience; or a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of Social Work and two years of Social Work or counseling experience; or Master’s degree in a counseling field and two years of Social Work or counseling experience; or a four-year degree in a human services field or related curriculum and three years of social work or counseling experience; or graduation from a four-year college or university and four 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; or an equivalent combination or training and experience.  Social Worker I, II, & III may be considered.  Minimum Training and Experience:  4-year degree from an accredited college or university. SPECIAL CONDITIONS:  Requires valid N.C. driver’s license, good driving record and transportation for use at work.  On call and immediate response duties required.  Oral interview and written test will be performed.  A verbal Spanish test will be given if applicant lists Spanish as a second language.  OFFICIAL College transcripts must accompany application in order for application to be considered complete.  APPLICATION PROCESS:  A Randolph County application and college transcript are required and must be received at the above address by 5:00pm on the closing date listed above to be considered.  Applications are available in the Human Resources Office or through the County’s website at SELECTION PROCESS:  Selection procedures will include detailed review of applications and interviews for most qualified candidates.  Reference checks will be conducted on the top candidate(s).  Employment offer for any position requiring college credit or degree will be contingent upon verification by transcript.  Employment offer contingent upon satisfactory results of pre-employment background checks and/or Division of Motor Vehicle (DMV) record checks