Social Worker-II

Work Type

Position Number


Closing Date
October 3, 2022
Posted September 23, 2022

Agency Name
Ashe County Department of Social Services

Work County

Job Contact
Joshua Poe Direct Line: 336-846-5702

Job Location
150 Government Circle
North Carolina
Job Description

Position involves conducting interviews with clients, relatives and other contacts to obtain information to be incorporated into a social history which will aid in planning for required services.  Work includes establishing eligibility for specific programs or services; evaluating the client’s situation and reaching conclusions as to the most appropriate services; providing or arranging such services; and entering clear, concise, timely documentation into the appropriate client record.  Services may be provided in a variety of settings, including mental health facilities, home environments, correctional facilities, homeless shelters and other non-traditional living locations.  Work involves psycho-social assessment, basic counseling, social support and reinforcement in areas such as death and dying, employment, vocational, medical, health or behavioral issues.  In certain instances, a working knowledge of medical terminology and disease processes, IDD /developmental programs and behavioral management techniques are required.    Employee is required to open or assist in the operation of a community shelter in the event of an emergency.
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