Social Worker IAT

Work Type
Family and Children’s Services

Position Number
5310-24-212

Salary
$50,026.71-$60,952.69

Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Posted August 1, 2022


Agency Name
Lenoir County DSS

Work County
Lenoir

Job Contact
Tonya Branch

Job Location
130 W. King Street
Kinston, NC 28501
North Carolina
28501
Job Description

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The primary purpose of this position is to provide services that may include investigating reports of abuse, neglect and dependence of juveniles as mandated by NC General Statute 7A-542 and/or providing in-home services to families who have a substantiation of abuse, neglect, dependency, or a finding of Services Needed as mandated by NC General Statute 7B-300.   KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices, and their application to complex casework, group work, and community problems. Considerable knowledge of a wide range of medical behavioral and psychosocial problems and their treatment. Considerable knowledge of family and group dynamics and a range of intervention techniques.  Considerable knowledge of governmental laws, regulations, and policies which govern the program.  General knowledge of the methods and principles of casework supervision and training.  Ability to supervise, train, or instruct lower-level social workers in the program.  Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work effectively.   MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Master’s degree from an accredited school of social work and completion of the Child Welfare Collaborative; or 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 experience; or four year B.S. degree in a human service field or related curriculum including at least 25 semester hours in courses related to social work and three years of social work; or graduation from a four year college and four years of related experience. If unable to fill at full class, lower class in a work against (trainee, SW I, SW II, SW III) may be considered.
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