Duplin County NC

SOCIAL WORKER IV/TRAINER-INVESTIGATE/ASSESMENT/TREATMENT

DEPARTMENT:   Duplin County Social Services

 SALARY:    $16.1779 Hourly / $ 33,650 Annually — $23.1058 Hourly / $48,060 Annually    “Based on Experience & Qualifications”

OPENING DATE:  August 30, 2019         “OPEN UNTIL FILLED”                                                                                                                                   

APPLY AT:  Duplin County Personnel Office
                       County Administration Building
                       224 Seminary Street
                       Kenansville, NC  28349                                                                                                                       

                       9l0/296-2174

                      “Equal Opportunity Employer”                                                     

                       Website Address:  www.duplincountync.com

The primary purpose of this position is to train new and promoted employees in the Children’s Services Unit, which provides for the protection of children 0-18 years of age who are being exposed to maltreatment. This position will also assist in training of the Adult Services Unit and all Income Maintenance Programs.  This position will ensure that all new and promoted employees will be trained as well as assist in training on policy and procedures for each program.  This position will report directly to the Program Manager. 

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND REPONSIBILITIES

Training:  90%

Intake-Employee is required to ensure that all county and state policy and guidelines are being met by new and promoted employees in the exercise of this duty.  Employee is required to train employees on correctly completing documentation to ensure information is detailed and pertinent; including and not limited to DSS-1402, case documentation, screening in and out reports, sending letters to reporters & District Attorney, and day sheets, etc.  Accuracy of information must be reviewed by trainer. 

Investigations/Family Assessments-Employee is required to ensure that all county and state policy and guidelines are being met by new and promoted employee in the exercise of this duty.  Employee will train in conducting home visits and making other collateral contacts.  Trainer will teach employees the skills needed to communicate and interview children, the parent(s)/caretaker(s), and other collateral contacts.  Employee is required to train employees on correctly completing documentation to ensure information is detailed and pertinent.  Employee will be required to review records for accuracy and ensure that CPS tools are being completed and followed.  Trainer will assist with preparing court reports and participating in court proceedings when necessary.   Assist with attending CMEP/CMHEP and Child Family Team (CFT) Meetings.  Employee will train new and promoted employees on completing 5104’s, 5027’s, and day sheets. 

In Home Services-Employee is required to ensure that all county and state policy and guidelines are being met by new and promoted employee. Employee is required to train employees on correctly completing documentation to ensure information is detailed and pertinent.  Ensure that 7-day contacts are made in a timely manner.  Assist with completing the In Home Service Case Plan in a timely manner.  Review records for accuracy.  Ensures CPS tools and assessments are being completed and followed.  Maintain constant contact with children and families as mandated by policy.  Conduct appropriate interviews with children and their families.  Assist with seeking appropriate services within the community and outside the community to provide adequate and appropriate to children and their families.  Ensure accurate and timely completion of 5027’s and day sheets.  Attend and participate in Child Family Team (CFT) Meetings.  Trainer will assist with preparing court reports and participating in court proceedings when necessary.

Foster Care– Employee is required to ensure that all county and state policy and guidelines are being met by new and promoted employee.  Trainer will ensure that documentation is detailed and pertinent by reviewing records for accuracy.  Assist with completion of 5027’s, 5094’s, 5120’s, and other risk assessments, as well day sheets as required by policy.  Trainer will assist with preparing court reports, such as motion for reviews, and participating in court proceedings when necessary.  Employee will assist with scheduling medical, educational, dental, and other appointments as deemed necessary for Foster Children and assist with transporting these children to these various appointments.  Trainer will assist with scheduling and attending PPAT (Permanency Planning Action Team) Meetings and completing Out of Home Service Case Plans.  Employee will provide instruction for completing the application for Residential Placement. Employee will be required to train new and promoted employees to teach MAPP (Model Approach To Partnership and Parenting) classes to potential Foster Care parents.  Trainer will train new and promoted employee on maintaining contact with Foster Children, Placement Providers, and Parents as required by policy.  Employee will assist Social Worker with arranging visitations between the children, siblings, and parents so that they can maintain relationship necessary for reunification. 

These training responsibilities will require some after hours and some weekends

Other Duties:  10%

This position may also carry a reduced caseload in the Children’s Services Unit if deemed necessary.

Trainer should also have some general knowledge of the NCFAST program and other programs throughout the agency.

 

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

Master’s degree from an accredited school of social work and one year of social work experience; or a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of social work and two years of social work or counseling experience; or Master’s degree in a counseling field and two years of social work or counseling experience; or a four-year degree in a human services field or related curriculum and three years of social work or counseling experience; or graduation from a four-year college or university and four years of experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling or a related human service field providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work or community organization; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

 

 

Special Note — Must have a valid N. C. driver’s license. Must have access to use of a motor vehicle for travel to client homes and various destinations throughout the county and state.