JOB TITLE: Social Worker III – Adoptions
DEPARTMENT: Social Services
SALARY: Based on experience
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION: August 27, 2021
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The primary purpose of the position is to provide adoptive applicants, adult adoptees, birth families, and adoption petitioners, pregnant women, and foster children with services needed to accomplish goals, and to link people with systems that provide resources, services, and opportunities. Responsibilities are in the areas of Adoptions, Problem Pregnancy, and Foster Care.
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 completion of the Child Welfare Collaborative (Child Welfare positions only); Bachelor's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and one year directly related experience; Master's degree in a human services field and one year of directly related experience; Bachelor's degree in a human services field from an accredited college or university and two years directly related experience; Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of directly related experience.
Social Worker I and Social Worker II may be considered. Minimum Training and Experience: 4-year Human Services degree required.
SPECIAL COMMENTS: Requires valid N.C. driver’s license, good driving record and transportation for use at work. On call and immediate response duties required. Oral interview and written test will be performed. The social worker occasionally works on weekends and holidays. A verbal Spanish test will be given if applicant lists Spanish as a second language. OFFICIAL college transcripts must accompany application in order for application to be considered complete.
APPLICATION PROCESS: A Randolph County application and college transcript are required
and must be received at the above address by 5:00pm on the closing date listed above to be considered. Applications are available in the Human Resources Office or through the County’s website at www.randolphcountync.gov/Departments/Human-Resources-Careers
Selection procedures will include detailed review of applications and interviews for most qualified candidates. Reference checks will be conducted on the top candidate(s). Employment offer for any position requiring college credit or degree will be contingent upon verification by transcript. Employment offer contingent upon satisfactory results of pre-employment background checks and/or Division of Motor Vehicle (DMV) record checks.