Social Worker I A&T

Work Type
Family and Children’s Services

$38,800 - $45,344.72

Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Posted March 22, 2023

Agency Name
Madison County DSS

Work County

Job Contact
Connie M. Harris, MPA Director Madison County DSS 5707 U.S. Hwy 25-70, Suite 1 Marshall, NC 28753 Email: Fax: 828-649-3687

Job Location
5707 U.S. Hwy 25-70, Suite 1
North Carolina
Job Description

The primary purpose of this position is to provide family assessments, forensic investigations and/or case management for families with substantiated reports of suspected child abuse and neglect as defined in the General Statutes of North Carolina. Conducts comprehensive assessments of child safety, family strengths and needs and family support systems. Participates in Court proceedings and must possess the ability to use best practice strategies and professional judgment in complex situations. Must have knowledge of child welfare policies and practices, including but not limited to social work investigation, crisis intervention and family functioning and child development, and be able to integrate this knowledge and skill in judicial and other legal proceedings. Other duties include participation in Child & Family Team meetings and participation in individual and group staffing of cases with the supervisor. This position frequently works with law enforcement officers, medical and mental health professionals, school personnel and other community service providers. This position will serve in the after-hours on-call rotation in which immediate response is required in Child and Adult Protective Services matters.  
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