Work Type
Family and Children’s Services


Closing Date
February 16, 2021
Posted February 2, 2021

Agency Name
Department of Social Services

Work County

Job Location
102 Camp Drive
North Carolina
Job Description

    Chatham County Employment Opportunity HR Announcement Number: 21-   Job Title:  Child Welfare Social Worker (SW II) Location:  Chatham County Department of Social Services Contact Person:  Nancy Burgess Telephone number:  919-642-6905 Address to send application:  Chatham County Human Resources, PO Box 1809, Pittsboro, NC  27312   For printable State of North Carolina Application (PD-107):http://oshr.nc.gov/document/nc-state-government-application-employment-pd-107   Or apply online at:  https://chathamnc.seamlessdocs.com/f/ChathamJobApplication   Job Summary This position is part of Children’s Services which is responsible for all child welfare functions and programs. The primary purpose of the position is to provide direct social work services to families experiencing abuse, neglect, or dependency, and to provide assistance to SW III’s and SW IAT’s within children’s services. This position will perform a variety of social work duties including: Supervising court ordered visitation between parents, children in custody, and siblings.  Provide feedback and instruction to parents and foster parents as needed.  Providing outreach and prevention services to families as needed to prevent the family from needing a higher level of involvement with child welfare in the future. Referrals to various supportive services. Performing mandated DHHS policies such as locating, notifying, and engaging absent parents.  Notifying all relatives when children come into custody.  Updating placements within NCFAST, taking the lead on notifying internal and external stakeholders on all placement changes including the lead educational agency per ESSA regulations, the primary care physicians, and other medical entities per Fostering Health initiatives, and linking with MH/IDD/SUD providers as appropriate. Documentation of case planning and social work activities in the case record.  Travel associated with all case related activities including parent and sibling visits.  Bi-lingual skills would be an asset but is not required.   Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution; bachelor's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of directly related experience; bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and two years directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have a valid NC driver’s license.   Salary Salary grade 61; $41,897   Position Closing Date 02/16/21 @ 5:00pm   Chatham County is an equal opportunity employer