Social Worker III

Work Type
Adult Services

Position Number

$37,929.00 - $59,158.00

Closing Date
January 17, 2020
Posted January 2, 2020

Agency Name
Wayne County Department of Social Services

Work County

Job Contact
To Apply: Submit a completed PD-107 (state application) and copies of transcripts to Brenda Melvin, Wayne County DSS, 301 N. Herman Street, Box HH, Goldsboro, NC 27530. Unsigned or incomplete applications will not be processed.

Job Location
301 N. Herman Street
North Carolina
Job Description

Description of Job Duties: The primary purpose of this position is to provide intensive social work and custody services to adults who have been adjudicated incompetent and for whom the Director of Wayne County Department of Social Services (WCDSS) has been appointed legal guardian. This position involves intensive individual and family assessments in complicated and severe cases often involving severe medical and/or emotional disorders and mental illnesses. Adult’s situations are often traumatic and include family dysfunction, placement, chronic and terminal medical diagnoses, and severe and persistent mental health diagnoses. This position involves mobilizing services, working comprehensively with a multi-disciplinary team, and ensuring the adult’s needs are met in the least restrictive setting. This position develops individualized case plans to address the ongoing needs for the adult to ensure they are receiving proper care and supervision. This employee will learn and use programs Compass Pilot and Compass Appointments (Compass Co-Pilot, if issued a DSS iPad) as required by position to do, but not limited to: request leave, schedule/receive appropriate appointments, set up virtual files, scan/retrieve documents, receive/send tasks. Experience using Microsoft Office 2000 (Word, Excel, etc.) required.