Social Worker III – Adult Services
Open Until Filled
Posted October 13, 2022
Rowan County Social Services
1813 E Innes Street
The County is currently accepting applications for the position of SOCIAL WORKER III (Adult Services). This position is responsible for providing adult protective services that include but are not limited to receiving and evaluating reports of alleged abuse, neglect and/or exploitation of disabled adults; case management activities aimed at mobilizing protective services in those cases where maltreatment is confirmed and the need for protection is substantiated; working with the adult, their families and care providers and arranging a broad array of services to support disabled adults and their families in the community. This position requires general knowledge of basic social work principles, techniques and practices and their application to specific casework, group work and community problems; knowledge and understanding of advanced social work investigative and assessment techniques; general knowledge of both governmental and private organizations; and general knowledge of resources from within the local community; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative superiors, with members of the caseload and their family members, and civic, medical religious and social organizations; ability to express ideas clearly and concisely in written and spoken word, as well as to plan and execute work effectively; and strong computer skills, including knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office products (such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook) and some type of digital case management system. Requires a Master’s Degree in Social Work; or a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and one year of human services work experience in the areas of case management, assessment and referral, supportive counseling, intervention, psycho-social therapy and treatment planning; or a Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field and two years of directly related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Adult Services experience preferred. MS Office experience is preferred. All degrees/coursework must be from an appropriately accredited institution. If degree is not in Social Work, please submit a copy of transcript with application. A valid driver’s license is required. Starting Salary $55,600 - $61,100 (commensurate with experience) and excellent benefits package available.