SW III IA&T

Work Type
Family and Children’s Services

Salary
$53,493

Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Posted December 8, 2022


Agency Name
Department of Social Services

Work County
Chatham

Job Location
102 Camp Drive
Pittsboro
North Carolina
27312
Job Description

  Chatham County Employment Opportunity HR Announcement Number: 22-   Job Title:  Social Worker IA&T Foster Care/In Home Services 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 Provide Foster Care and In-Home social work services to monitor and maintain the safety of children where neglect or abuse has been identified.  Conduct assessments that accurately identify strengths and needs of the family system and assess risk of continuing harm to the children.  Work to strengthen the family’s capacity to protect and nurture the children through referrals to community resources.  Model and support appropriate behaviors that will enhance family functioning.  Arrange for appropriate alternative placements when children are not safe within their own homes.  Competently testify in court when necessary.  Document case information thoroughly and timely.  Provide consistent contact and follow-up with families.  Sharing after hours, on-call duties with other staff is required. Fluency in Spanish is beneficial but is not required.  English speaking applicants should apply.  Minimum Qualifications MSW from an accredited school of social work and completion of the Child Welfare Collaborative; MSW from an accredited school of social work plus one year directly related experience; BSW from an accredited school of social work and completion of the Child Welfare Collaborative plus one year directly related experience; BSW from an accredited school of social work plus two years directly related experience; four year degree in a human service field plus three years directly related experience; four year college or university degree plus four years of directly related experience.  NC driver’s license desired. Salary Salary grade 65; $53,493   Position Closing Date Open until filled   Chatham County is an equal opportunity employer