Social Worker Investigative/Assessment & Treatment Child Protective Services Unit

SALARY: Hiring-$40,440/yr.


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 needed to perform the duties of this position.

MINIMUM EDUCAITON & EXPERIENCE: Master’s degree from an accredited school of social work and one year of social work or counseling experience; or a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of social work and two years of social work or counseling experience; or a Master’s degree in a counseling field and two years of social work or counseling; or four year degree in a human service field or related curriculum including at least 15 semester hours in courses related to social work or counseling and three years of social work or counseling experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Ability to speak Spanish preferred. Must be able to participate in shelter duty. May consider applicants who do not meet full qualifications; such applicants would begin at a lower social work class with salary commensurate with classification.

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 Yanceyville, N.C. 27379


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