Social Worker II

Work Type
Family and Children’s Services

Position Number

$44,530 - $70,382

Closing Date
August 27, 2021
Posted August 12, 2021

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 will be as the Payment/Eligibility and Transition Social Worker for the permanency planning/adoption function.  The position gathers and reviews court documents to ensure cases are opened under the correct funding source and determines IVE eligibility, maintains data for 5027s and 5094s, ensures eligibility requirements are being sustained, completes redeterminations, and provides updates to the Child Welfare Unit to ensure coding for funding is accurate throughout the life of the case. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to individual casework group work and community problems. Knowledge of the psychosocial, socioeconomic and behavioral problems and their treatment. Knowledge of governmental and private organizations and community resources. Knowledge of laws, regulations and policies which govern the program. General knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment is required in certain programs or settings. Skill in establishing rapport with a client and applying techniques of assessing psychosocial, behavioral, and psychological aspects of client's problem. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative superiors, members of case load and their families, and with civic, medical, social and religious organizations. Ability to train or instruct lower-level social workers, students, or interns. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work. Minimum Training and Experience: Bachelor's degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution; bachelor's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of directly related experience; bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and two years directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid North Carolina driver license required.  Bilinguals encouraged to apply.  Transcript required with application to be considered for position.  DD 214 is required from applicants claiming a military preference.
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