SOCIAL WORKER II/WORK FIRST
HERTFORD COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
*INTERNAL POSTING FOR ACTIVE HERTFORD COUNTY EMPLOYEES ONLY*
POSITION: SOCIAL WORKER II/WORK FIRST
PAY GRADE: 13 SALARY RANGE: $31,702.00–$40,421.00
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The Social Worker will provide counseling and needed social services to remove barriers to employment and independence and enable self-sufficiency. Major duties include: Assessment/Evaluation/Eligibility (25%), Goal Development/Implementation (20%), Counseling and Therapy (25%), Case Management (15%), Liaison (15%).
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. General knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment is required in certain programs or settings. 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, and with civics, medical, social and religious organizations. Ability to train or instruct lower-level social workers, students, or interns. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work.
Minimum Training and Experience 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.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Qualified applicants must submit a completed State application (PD-107) and a copy of the college transcript (required) by August 5, 2013 to:
Holly Brooks, Director of Human Resources and Risk Services
Hertford County Manager’s Office
P. O. Box 116, 704 N. King Street
Winton, NC 27986