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JOB POSTINGS FOR RUTHERFORD COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
How to apply?
A State Application, PD-107, must be submitted by 5 pm on the closing date to:
Rutherford County DSS
PO Box 242
389 Fairground Road
Spindale, NC 28160
828 287-6283 Phone
Attn: Luann Hoyle Butler
FAX to: 828-288-3406
Rutherford County provides eligible employees with a competitive benefits package including paid health and dental insurance, paid holidays, and other optional benefits.
If you are interested in the position and possess the basic requirements for the position as stated above, please submit a PD-107 State Application Form. If you have applied within the last six months, your application will be considered.
Rutherford County DSS is not responsible for failure to receive faxed applications. Please take a moment to ensure your transmission was received.
Employee may be called upon in case of disaster, either natural or man-made, to serve the citizens of Rutherford County. This service, if required, will take precedence over duties described in this position vacancy announcement.
Selection Process will include a structured interview. Applications will be reviewed; structured interview evaluations will be studied; educational and work experience histories will be considered. After careful evaluation of the above-mentioned criteria, the appointing authority will appoint the applicant who in the judgement of the appointing authority is best suited for the position.
SOCIAL WORKER SUPERVISOR III - ADULT SERVICES
Position #: 5310007
Posting Date: October 10, 2016
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Supervise a team of Social Workers who are responsible for the provision of services to adults in the areas of Protective Services for Adults; Foster Care Placement for Adults, including Monitoring of Licensed and Unlicensed Adult Care Home Facilities, and assistance with adult care home and nursing home placements; Adult Care Home Case Management; In-Home Services; and State-County Special Assistance (SA) - In Home Services; and other services related to the care and welfare of adults. Work involves reviewing program objectives and service delivery needs with staff and formulating specific goals and objectives. Monitor the work of subordinate staff through case reviews, progress reports, conferences and informal discussions to assure compliance with standards and established policies.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of methods and principles of casework supervision and training. Considerable knowledge of social work principles, techniques and practices and their application to specific casework and community problems. Considerable knowledge of behavioral and socioeconomic problems and their treatment and governmental and private organizations and community resources. Considerable knowledge of the laws, regulations and policies which govern social work programs. Ability to supervise, train, or orient lower-level social workers, students, interns, or other staff. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work effectively.
Minimum Training and Experience Requirements - Master’s degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of directly related experience; or a bachelor’s degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of directly related experience; or a master’s degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of directly related experience; or a bachelor’s degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and four years of directly related experience; or a bachelor’s degree from an appropriately accredited institution and five years of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Copies of final transcripts from accredited school showing date degree awarded must be submitted with application. Must have a valid driver’s license and be in compliance with the Rutherford County’s insurance regulations. Must have access to a vehicle.