Social Worker III

Work Type
Adult Services

Position Number
5310-24-111

Salary
$34,476.52 - $52,460.10

Closing Date
February 25, 2022
Posted February 17, 2022


Agency Name
Lenoir County DSS

Work County
Lenoir

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

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:  The primary purpose of this position is to provide case management for Adult Services programs, including Payee case management, Individual and Family Adjustment, Guardianship case management, and Adult Protective Services. KNOWLEDGES, 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.  Considerable knowledge of licensure laws and regulations (state and federal), related NC General Statutes, fire and building codes, social work theory and practice. MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Master’s degree in social work from an accredited school of social work; Bachelor’s degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and one year of directly related experience; Master’s degree in human services field from an accredited college or university  and one year of directly related experience; Bachelor’s degree in human services field from an accredited college or university and two years of directly related experience; Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and three years of directly related experience.  If unable to fill at full class, lower class in a work against (trainee, SW I or SW II) may be considered.
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