Social Worker I – Temporary

Work Type
Family and Children’s Services

Position Number

$35,910 - $56,760

Closing Date
December 31, 2020
Posted December 17, 2020

Agency Name
Social Services

Work County

Job Location
1717 West 5th Street
North Carolina
Job Description

Primary Purpose of Position: The primary purpose of this position is to determine eligibility for funding for cases of eviction and explain program requirements and options. This position will facilitate agreements among tenants and their landlords/property managers, conclude and oversee the final settlement of Eviction Prevention Agreements, authorize payments to landlords/property managers, and effect payments to utility providers in order to forestall or restore utility services to prevent utility disconnection. Knowledge and Skill Requirements: Working knowledge of basic social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to specific casework, group work, and community problems. Knowledge of governmental and private organizations and resources in the community. Some knowledge of behavioral and socioeconomic problems and their treatment. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative supervisors, with members of case load and their families, and with care providers and various community organizations. Ability to express ideals clearly and concisely. Ability to plan and execute work. Minimum Training and Experience: Bachelor's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution; Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Transcript required with application to be considered for position.