Social Worker Trainee

Work Type

Closing Date
April 1, 2022
Posted March 25, 2022

Agency Name
Randolph County Government

Work County

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Social Worker Trainee DEPARTMENT: Social Services SALARY: Based on experience CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION: April 1, 2022 DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The primary purpose of this position is to learn, train, and gain qualifying experience in the local government operations of the North Carolina Child Welfare system to become fully qualified for appointment to a permanent position as a Social Worker III or Social Worker Investigative/Assessment and Treatment. Performs related duties as required. MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited four-year degree granting college or university. Preferred areas of study include Behavioral Sciences, Community Development, Criminal Justice/Criminology, Education, Health Science, Human Development, Human Sciences, Human Services, Law, Political Science, Public Administration, Psychology, Social Policy, Sociology, and Social Work. OFFICIAL college transcripts must accompany application in order for application to be considered complete. SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Requires valid N.C. driver’s license, good driving record and transportation for use at work. Oral and written interviews. A verbal Spanish test will be given if applicant lists Spanish as a second language. APPLICATION PROCESS: A Randolph County application and college transcript are required and must be received at the above address by 5:00pm on the closing date listed above to be considered. Applications are available in the Human Resources Office or through the County’s website at Visit for a PDF of all the jobs that are currently open with Randolph County Government. These jobs are updated every Friday afternoon. SELECTION PROCESS: Selection procedures will include detailed review of applications and interviews for most qualified candidates. Reference checks will be conducted on the top candidate(s). Employment offer for any position requiring college credit or degree will be contingent upon verification by transcript. Employment offer contingent upon satisfactory results of pre-employment background checks and/or Division of Motor Vehicle (DMV) record checks.