Social Worker-Investigative/Assessment/Treatment

Work Type
Family and Children’s Services

Position Number

$49,644 – $52,126

Closing Date
November 3, 2022
Posted October 28, 2022

Agency Name
Wilkes County DSS

Work County

Job Contact
Jessica Wyatt-

Job Location
304 College Street
North Carolina
Job Description

Professional level casework providing protective, investigative, counseling and case management services for children who are at risk for neglect and/or abuse.  To provide social work services including treatment and immediate response to safety issues with children.  Work involves investigation of alleged neglect, abuse, and dependency; substantiation of the alleged neglect or abuse as prescribed by federal and state guidelines, providing expert testimony in court hearings, and following-up with case management and preventive services for clients.  Social Worker may provide group, family or individual treatment to clients of any age and regarding any developmental, mental, medical, substance abuse, financial or family problem.  Emphasis of this position will be on the complexity of casework, treatment, and investigation.