Social Worker III_293-40-2134

Work Type
Adult Services

Position Number


Closing Date
January 17, 2023
Posted January 11, 2023

Agency Name
Wilkes County DSS

Work County

Job Contact
Apply at: NC Works Career Center 1320 West D. Street, Suite #2 North Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28659 336-838-5164,

Job Location
304 College Street
North Carolina
Job Description

Responsible for providing Adult Protective Services, monitoring service provision for vulnerable, elderly and disabled adults at risk for abuse, neglect, or exploitation, whether they are living independently in the community or whether they are residing in an adult care home.  This Social Worker serves as case manager and as the representative of the guardian for clients whom the Director of Wilkes DSS has been appointed guardian of the person. Performs payee functions for cases DSS has been appointed as payee.   Responsible for providing Individual and Family Adjustment Services for adults.  Performs Adult Homes Specialist duties as needed. Responsible for taking inquiries from the community and for making appropriate referrals to other DSS units and to other service providers within the county and state.