Social Worker III, 293-40-2127

Work Type
Family and Children’s Services

Position Number

$42,517 - $44,643

Closing Date
January 17, 2020
Posted January 9, 2020

Agency Name
Wilkes County Department of Social Services

Work County

Job Contact
Apply at: NC Works Career Center 1320 West D. Street, Suite #2 North Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28659 336-838-5164,

Job Location
304 College Street
North Carolina
Job Description

The Social Worker III provides services to the foster care client population. These services include the placement and maintenance of children in a foster home, group home, or other licensed facility, after the children are placed in the legal and physical custody of Social Services and provides the services necessary to make reasonable efforts to return the children back to the home of the parents. The Social Worker III collaborates with other agencies organizations or individuals, who have a direct or indirect effect on the services provided to the foster care population. Position prepares for court review hearings and Permanency Planning hearings. Responsible for on-call with CPS Teams. Position must be knowledgeable of standards for CPS. Position reports directly to the CPS Team V Supervisor. Other related duties as required by Supervisor.
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