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Human Services Caseworker /C42

Prince William County, VA
United States, Virginia, Woodbridge
July 06, 2022


Salary

$62,613.00 - $121,973.00 Annually

Location

Woodbridge, VA

Job Type

Full-Time (PF)

Department

SOCIAL SERVICES

Job Number

201207355

Closing

7/20/2022 11:59 PM Eastern

GRADE

C42

Introduction

Are you seeking a position that is challenging but rewarding? If you have ever wanted to work with people in your community or become an important component of the betterment of other people's lives, you have come to the right place! Become a member of Child Protective Services as a Human Services Caseworker and make sure children and families are getting the help they need. In this position you will Investigate allegations of abuse and neglect to assess for imminent danger for children; Interview clients and develop appropriate safety plans; Provide crisis management interventions and coordinate support services to resolve problems and conflicts; Make referrals to community resources; Monitor client's progress and ensure that service plans are followed; Document all contacts and ensure that all paperwork is accurately completed and filed; Complete necessary case information reports and make updates into database; Prepare court documents such as petitions, reports, and case reviews; Attend and testify at court hearings; Comply with all federal, state and local policies and procedures.

ABOUT THIS ROLE:
You will need experience in child protective services including conducting social work investigations and performing crisis interventions; Strong knowledge of local, state and federal child welfare policies and practices; Ability to assess situations and make prudent and appropriate decisions; Ability to apply conflict resolution and problem-solving skills; Ability to work independently and in consultation with partnering agencies such as police and mental health. If you are looking for a position with excellent benefits, competitive salary, good training and a team-oriented workplace, then apply now!

PREFERENCES: Bachelor's degree in the human services, social work, psychology, behavioral sciences or a related field and two years of experience in human services field. The ideal applicant will have...
Experience conducting child and adult protective services investigations.
Experience preparing court documents and/or reports.
Experience assessing family needs and coordinating appropriate services.
Bilingual (English/Spanish).

SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:
8:30am-5pm M-F
This position requires workers to work after hours as needed and have the flexibility to work some weekends.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
All DSS staff members are required to provide emergency human services work in the event of an emergency or community disaster. Must pass local, state and federal background checks and have a valid driver's license.

STARTING SALARY RANGE: $62,613.00 - $92,293.00 Annually

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NOTE:
The above position description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department. The position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change.

Prince William County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Prince William County Government offers medical plans with corresponding pharmacy and basic vision coverage, as well as dental plans and a separate vision plan.

Full-time and part-time Prince William County Government employees are eligible to participate in our plans; however, the level and cost of benefits depends on the classification of the position.
The following positions do not accrue leave and are not eligible for holidays or other fringe benefits:


  • Temporary
  • Provisional
  • Seasonal employees

Click on the link below to explore our plans and rates.
Prince William County Benefit Programs

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