Temporary Social Worker III

Work Type
Family and Children’s Services

$23.96 per hour

Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Posted April 27, 2021

Agency Name
Rowan County DSS

Work County

Job Contact
Rowan County Human Resources

Job Location
1813 E Innes Street
North Carolina
Job Description

The County is currently accepting applications for the position of Temp Social Worker III. This position supports Child Protective Services Social Workers to assess complaints of alleged neglect and abuse of children. Responsibilities include assisting in completion of assessments which are in progress by conducting follow up home visits to assess on-going safety and ensure sufficient contact; making collateral contacts; locating and engaging non-residential parents; requesting and obtaining medical/psychological/school records/police reports; and completing documentation; may manage our trauma pathway process by referring children and families to trauma informed resources in the community; and transportation of and assistance with placing children may be necessary. Requires a thorough knowledge of social work theory, techniques, and practices, individual and group behavior, social problems, medical and mental illness, family dynamics, coping behavior, crisis intervention, and treatment for various medical and mental diseases and social issues; considerable knowledge of intervention techniques; and the ability to exercise considerable judgment in determining whether abuse or neglect has occurred, to what extent, and how it occurred. Hours of work will not exceed 999 hours in a calendar year. Requires a Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited School of Social Work and one year of human services experience in the areas of case management, assessment and referral, supportive counseling, intervention, psycho-social therapy and treatment planning; or a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited School of Social Work and two years of experience; or a Bachelor’s Degree in a human service field and three years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; a Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work with completion of the Child Welfare Collaborative Program will equal one year of experience credit. All degrees must be from an accredited college or university. If degree is not in Social Work, please submit a copy of transcript with application. 72 hours of NC Pre-Service Training is REQUIRED. A valid driver’s license is required. Pay Rate: $23.96 per hour. Apply online at www.rowancountync.gov/jobs. Individuals with disabilities may request application accommodations by calling HR at (704) 216-8101. The County administers preemployment drug tests and criminal background checks for all positions. Some positions may require a physical exam, credit check, and/or a driving history check depending upon the position. Rowan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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