SW III Foster Care

Work Type
Family and Children’s Services

Position Number


Closing Date
October 12, 2020
Posted September 21, 2020

Agency Name
Martin County DSS

Work County

Job Contact
Barbie Casper PO Box 809 Williamston NC 27892 Phone 252-789-4400 Fax 252-789-4409

Job Location
305 East Main Street
North Carolina
Job Description

DATE: September 21, 2020   MARTIN COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES   POSITION AVAILABLE: SOCIAL WORKER III –FOSTER CARE – CHILDRENS SERVICES   SALARY GRADE: 69   SALARY: $38,114.00 FOR A FULLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATE (WORK AGAINST CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED)   TYPE OF POSITION: PERMANENT /FULL TIME   HOURS OR WORK: 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. AND ON CALL AS SCHEDULED   DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITES:   Work in this position includes a broad range of activities related to supervising the care of children in agency custody and managing the case plan and case reviews.   Employee may be called upon in case of a disaster, either man-made or natural, to serve the citizens of Martin County in ways other than listed above. These other duties will take precedence over duties described in this job announcement.   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITES:   Through knowledge of social work principles, techniques and practices and their application to complex casework, group work, and community problems. Considerable knowledge of a wide range of medical, behavioral and psychosocial problems and their treatment. Considerable knowledge of governmental and private organizations and community resources. Considerable knowledge of the laws, regulations and policies, which govern the program. Considerable knowledge of family and group dynamics and a range of intervention techniques.   Ability to establish rapport with a client; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with members of case load and their families as well as civic, legal, medical, social and religious organizations.   MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:   Master’s degree in social work from an accredited school of social work; bachelor’s degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and completion of the Child Welfare Collaborative; bachelor’s degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and one year directly related experience; four-year degree in a human services field plus two years directly related experience; four-year college or university degree plus three years of directly related experience.   Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus.   As with all positions with the Department of Social Services, this position is mandatory to serve in shelters during the time of natural and man-made disasters including overnight and weekends.   This position is classified as FLSA non-exempt   SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:   Must live within one hour’s drive to the office; must possess and maintain a valid North Carolina driver’s license; must have access to a vehicle. Must submit an official college transcript. A work against candidate will be considered.   All successful candidates will be subject to a drug test and criminal background check. All interview appointments will be made by the Department of Social Services.   TO APPLY:   Anyone interested in applying for this position must submit a TYPED NC State Application (PD-107) from https://oshr.nc.gov/documents/nc-state-government-application-employment-pd-107  including a complete job history to:   Martin County Department of Social Services Attn: Barbie Casper 305 East Main Street PO Box 809 Williamston, NC 27932   An official college transcript is required with application. Unsigned applications will not be reviewed.   These applications may be submitted via mail or in person. Individuals interested that are out of the area can submit a completed application via fax at (252) 789-4409, Attn: Barbie Casper. ALL ORIGINALS MUST BE MAILED.   CLOSING DATE: October 12, 2020 5:00pm     MARTIN COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER