SW III Foster Care/Adoptions/LINKS

Work Type
Family and Children’s Services


Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Posted October 21, 2021

Agency Name
Vance County DSS

Work County

Job Location
350 Ruin Creek Road
North Carolina
Job Description

This social work position job duties include the following as assigned by supervisor/program administrator provides placement and adoption services for children (ages 0 – 18) that are in the legal custody of the Vance County Dept. of Social Services, provides Foster Care placement services for children (ages 14 – 21), LINKS services to teens ages 14-18 and extended foster care services to young adults ages 18-21. The social worker in this position will demonstrate knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices, and their application to complex casework, group work and community problems. Be knowledgeable of a wide range of behavioral and psychosocial problems and their treatment. Ensure that services provided follow State, and Federal policies governing Foster Care/Placement, Adoption Services, LINKS Services and 18-21 program for Young Adults.  Demonstrate an ability to express ideas clearly, concisely and to plan and execute work effectively. This social worker will also, perform On-Call duties during after- hours and weekends when the agency is closed, and Disaster Duty as needed.  This position as well as all other SWIII positions are expected to and required to work overtime as needed, outside of the normal work schedule of Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm.   Directly affects clients, their families, foster homes, adoptive parents, depending on caseload.  
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