Warren County Government
Family Services Specialist II
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|Department:||Warren County Department of Social Services|
Warren County Health and Human Services Complex
465 West 15th Street, Front Royal, Virginia 22630
|Pay Rate:||Starting at $30,828 (based on qualifications)|
Employees are responsible for developing and implementing individualized service plans involving the application of casework methods in Employment Services and Child Care, and basic service level caseloads of Adult/Adult Protective Services, Child Protective Services, Foster Care, Adoptions. Employees may provide services in all program areas or specialize in one or several program areas.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services field or minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in any field with a minimum of two years of appropriate and related experience in a Human Services area as mandated in Section 22VAC40-670-20 of the Administrative Code of Virginia and implemented by the Virginia Board of Social Services.
Knowledge of social work principles and practices; human behavior and motivational theory; and social, economic, and health problems.
Skill in operating a motor vehicle and personal computer with associated software.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; interview, assess needs, counsel and refer clients to other resources as needed; develop and implement service plans in order to insure the delivery of appropriate services to the client; make sound judgments within the framework of existing laws, policies, and regulations; respond to the client’s emotions in order to accomplish services objectives; plan and manage own work activities including service delivery preparing reports, and correspondence, record keeping responsibilities and related activities; establish and maintain effective relationships; and stay abreast of current trends and developments in the social work field.
Experience in program areas such program areas such as, Adult Protective Services, Child Protective Services, Foster Care, Adoption. Case management experience. Experience interpreting and applying laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
For additional information for this position AND TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION please visit the Commonwealth of Virginia Job Site. Emailed, faxed, or mailed applications to the Warren County Department of Social Services will not be accepted. Applicants must apply through the Commonwealth of Virginia Job Site.