Social Worker Investigative/Assessment & Treatment Child Protective Services Unit

DUTIES: This position is an advanced specialized social worker position that deals with the specific concerns of child neglect, abuse and dependency. The work involves the investigation of alleged neglect and abuse, substantiation of the alleged neglect or abuse as prescribed by state and federal guidelines, providing expert testimony in court hearings and follow-up with case management and preventive services for clients. This position carries out a range of duties assigned to Child Protective Services including Intake, Investigations/Assessment and Case Planning and Case Management responsibilities. These duties include completing assessments; developing treatment plans; monitoring parents’ progress, or lack thereof in meeting established goal; consulting with law enforcement or therapeutic resources; acting as a community liaison to educate and develop resources and preparing court petitions and reports. This position participates in the after-hours intake and response system and requires the flexibility to work outside normal business hours when needed. A personal vehicle is sometimes needed to perform the duties of this position.


MINIMUM EDUCAITON & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor’s degree with coursework in human services, or related field and moderate experience in social services, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Applicants who meet the education requirements but not the work experiences, will be considered for a trainee status or work against. Ability to speak Spanish preferred. Every staff person is eligible to be assigned to emergency shelter duty if/when needed in accordance with state mandates from the Division of Social Services.


Submit PD-107 NC Application to: Dianne Moorefield, Director

Caswell County DSS

Date Posted: Nov. 12, 2021 P.O. Box 1538

Closing Date: Open until filled

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