Social Worker IA&T – 2nd Shift
Family and Children’s Services
January 24, 2021
Posted January 14, 2021
Carteret County Department of Social Services
210 Craven Street
Performs intermediate advanced human support work receiving and evaluating complaints involving child abuse, neglect, or dependency, conducting investigations and assessments, counseling and assisting clients, providing in-home services to families to ensure safety of children, determining available programs and services, coordinating with outside community agencies for the provision of assistance and services, notifying law enforcement for reports alleging criminal acts, preparing and maintaining files and records, and preparing reports. Receives and investigates reports of child abuse, neglect, or dependency during 2nd shift hours. Work involves determining if reported incidents meet the legal definition of abuse, neglect, or dependency, providing supportive counseling to clients, developing service plans, making referrals, coordinating with outside community agencies for the provision of assistance and services, and notifying law enforcement for reports alleging criminal acts. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Social Work Supervisor III and is evaluated by a review of records, reports, discussions, client feedback, observation, and overall quality of work. Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in a human services field; Bachelor's degree and one year of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Complete Child Protective Services Pre-Service training within six months of hire.
- Complete Medical Aspects, Building Awareness and Cultural Competency, Step by Step: An Introduction to Child & Family Teams, Legal Aspects, Child Development & Effects of Trauma, CPS Assessments, and CPS Intake in Child Welfare training within one year of hire.