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SOCIAL WORKER III – County of Davie

Job Type:

Full Time



Posting End Date:

October 31, 2019

          Description of Work: The primary function of this position is providing services to families wherein child maltreatment has been established and custody of the child has been removed from the family. The goal of this
          service is to reunify the family as well as provide for the care of the child while the family is addressing the issues that brought the family into the agency. The worker develops and implements a service plan. The service plan is developed using a myriad of services that include counseling with human services, medical services, and housing services, and referrals. The social worker is responsible for assisting and guiding clients in the implementation of the plan. The worker must have constant and consistent contact with the families for whom services are provided. This worker will also be responsible for transporting clients. On call duty is mandatory for this position to include after regular business hours, including weekends. Work begins at 4pm Monday- Thursday and every
          4th weekend Friday- Sunday. Regular, predictable full attendance is required.

          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 superior’s 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 Experiment Requirements: Master’s degree in social work from an accredited school of social work; Bachelor’s degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and completion of the Child
          Welfare Collaborative (Child Welfare positions only); Bachelor’s degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and one year directly related experience; Master’s degree in a human services field and one year of directly related experience; Bachelor’s degree in a human services field from an accredited college or university and two years directly related experience; Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and three years of directly related experience. A copy of college transcript must accompany application or be provided prior to interview. Applications for Social Worker II will be accepted for consideration for possible “work-against” appointment, if recruitment for qualified Social Worker III is unsuccessful.

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