Social Worker III – Adult Services

Work Type
Adult Services

$24.98 - $52.63

Closing Date
August 17, 2023
Posted August 3, 2023

Agency Name
Henderson County

Work County

Job Location
112 First Ave W
North Carolina
Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:  The Guardianship social worker is the case manager for adjudicated incompetent adults for whom the Clerk of Court has appointed Henderson County Department of Social Services as the guardian.  The social worker will also assess individuals who have been referred to Henderson County Department of Social Services due to claims of incompetence.  The social worker will participate in the rotation of on-call duties with other social workers in the Adult Services units.  The social worker will also be responsible for the duties of representative payee for adults who need help with bill paying. Occasionally, the social worker may be responsible for assisting with Adult Protective Services evaluations or mobilization. Qualifications:  Bachelor’s in Social Work from an accredited school of social work, or a four year college or university degree in a human services field plus one year of social work or counseling experience, or a four year college or university degree plus two years of social work or counseling experience. At least one year of experience in working with the target population is strongly preferred.  Experience with Medicaid Program is helpful.  Some training or experience in medical field, such as nursing, is helpful.  Knowledge of community resources is strongly preferred. College transcripts should be attached. Pre-employment drug test and background checks required of finalist applicants. Applications must be obtained, fully completed, and submitted to Henderson County HRD by mail 112 First Avenue West, Hendersonville, NC 28792, by email (, or by fax (828) 698-6184.  Please see our website, and refer to the Additional Applicant Information section for more detailed instructions. The deadline for application is:  5:00pm on 8/17/2023 Salary Range:   $24.98 - $52.63 Pay Grade:74A Hiring salary will be determined based on qualifications and internal equity. 
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