Social Worker-Investigative/Assessment/Treatment

Work Type
Family and Children’s Services

Position Number


Closing Date
January 19, 2023
Posted January 13, 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

Position will be responsible for providing protective, investigative, counseling and case management services for children who are at risk for neglect and/or abuse.  Position provides 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.  Responsible for on-call with child protective services social workers.  Position reports directly to the CPS Team I Supervisor. Other related duties as required.
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