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SOCIAL WORKER II - 40008504

Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

DEPARTMENT:       

DSS (Social Services)

DATE POSTED:            

October 12, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

October 21, 2021

SALARY MIN:  

$44,661

SALARY MAX:

$80,389

POSITION NUMBER:            

40008504

JOB TYPE:  

Full-Time

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Provide services for other Counties/States (Assists/ICPC) including monitoring placement of a child through conducting home visits, completing home assessments and redaction of child welfare files when requested by Courts/Attorneys. Also provides intensive short-term services to families in crisis. Social worker is responsible for providing or coordinating needed services with Durham County DSS or linking the family to community resources to solidify the family unit and enhance its functioning. Maintains thorough documentation of all case activity. Works in partnership with other community agencies. Other duties may be assigned, if needed. Considerable knowledge of child welfare practices, early childhood development and family dynamics needed.

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

  • Considerable knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to individual casework group work and community problems.
  • Knowledge of the psychosocial, socioeconomic and behavioral problems and their treatment.
  • Knowledge of governmental and private organizations and community resources. Knowledge of laws, regulations and policies which govern the program.
  • Skill in establishing rapport with a client and applying techniques of assessing psychosocial. behavioral, and psychological aspects of client's problem.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative superiors’ members of case load and their families.
  • Ability to express Ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Bachelor's degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution; bachelor's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of directly related experience; bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and two years directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh