Social Worker IAT

Work Type
Family and Children’s Services

$41,332 – $59,863

Closing Date
October 30, 2020
Posted October 15, 2020

Agency Name
Jones County Department of Social Services

Work County

Job Contact
Jessica Adams, Director Jones County Department of Social Services

Job Location
418 NC Highway 58 N
North Carolina
Job Description

The primary purpose of this position is to receive reports, initiate, investigate, identify, and provide child welfare services to any child who is alleged to be abused, neglected, and/or dependent, as defined by law.  This employee develops with the family, formal plans to eliminate conditions of abuse, neglect, and/or dependency.  This position facilitates movement in and out of the legal system, including immediate removal from the home, children identified as being in danger.  Supervises and monitors such children who are in out-of-the home placement and counsels with parents to expedite child’s return to the home.  Assesses family situations and prepares for the court, court-ordered home studies.  This employee plans resources and other support services in conjunction with other agencies to promote maintenance of the family unit.
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