Social Worker III – APS

Work Type
Adult Services

Position Number
5310-24-101

Salary
$34,476.52-$52,460.10

Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Posted July 18, 2022


Agency Name
Lenoir County DSS

Work County
Lenoir

Job Contact
Tonya Branch

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

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The primary purpose of this position is to provide protection for disabled individuals 18 years of age and older who are alleged to be abused, neglected, or exploited and who are said to be in need of protection. 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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