Social Worker III – After Hours On Call

Work Type
Adult Services, Family and Children’s Services

Position Number
299402116

Salary
Hiring Range: $41,905–$52,381

Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Posted November 3, 2022


Agency Name
Yancey DSS

Work County
Yancey

Job Contact
Yancey County DSS Attn: Sonya Morgan PO Box 67 Burnsville, NC 28714 sonya.morgan@yanceycountync.gov

Job Location
320 Pensacola Road
Burnsville
North Carolina
28714
Job Description

Are you looking for a career where you will have the opportunity to transform lives?  Would you like to be a part of a professional work family atmosphere, where helping others is our shared vision?  Would you like to LIVE, WORK, and PLAY in the beautiful mountains of Yancey County – The Gateway to Mount Mitchell?  If all of that sounds appealing to you, consider joining us at Yancey County DSS! JOB VACANCY SOCIAL WORKER III – AFTER HOURS ON-CALL County Grade(s):  66 – 68      Hiring Range:   $41,905–$52,381     Closing Date:  Until filled. We are looking for employees that meet the qualifications in the Job Description. APPLICATION PROCESS Interested candidates should submit: Attn: Sonya Morgan PO Box 67 Burnsville, NC 28714 or to sonya.morgan@yanceycountync.gov Applicants will only be given credit for information provided in response to the application process in order to receive full credit for their education, training, and experience.  No additional information will be solicited by Yancey County DSS. Social Worker III – AFTER HOURS ON-CALL Job Description DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Primary purpose of this position is to execute after-hours services for children and adults. Worker is required to intervene in crisis/emergency situations, take reports and screens with a supervisor, conducts initial assessments and take the appropriate actions to reduce the immediate risk of children and/or disabled adults until the agency reopens. These requirements are based on the screening and legal timeframes required.  Limited case management, transportation, court, and documentation responsibilities are included.  Also, all employees are subject to other duties as assigned. This position is scheduled to work a flexible schedule with varied hours, typically 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 a.m., including two weekends per month. RECRUITMENT STANDARDS - Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Required Minimum Training:
  • Master's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work; or,
  • Bachelor's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and completion of the Child Welfare Collaborative (Child Welfare positions only); or,
  • Bachelor's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and one year directly related experience; or,
  • Master's degree in a human services field and one year of directly related experience; or,
  • Bachelor's degree in a human services field from an accredited college or university and two years directly related experience; or,
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of directly related experience.
Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in other disciplines may be considered as a Social Worker Trainee, Social Worker I or II depending on experience. Additional Training/Experience:
  • Experience in interviewing caretakers, children/disabled adults, and other sources soliciting specific details of maltreatment to obtain thorough and comprehensive assessment of alleged maltreatment
  • Persons with bilingual ability (English/Spanish) are encouraged to apply
  • Completion of North Carolina Child Welfare Pre-Service training.
  • Must serve as an after-hours on-call worker in rotation with other workers.
  • Experience working with difficult clients
  • Must be 21 years of age to drive an agency vehicle
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