County Caseworker 2 Union County CY (Media)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Government



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In order to be eligible for this position you must:Have successfully examined and have a current score on file. If you have not already done so, you must first apply to the exam posting and follow the directions provided. Link to COUNTY CASEWORKER 2 (LG) C&Y EXAM POSTINGBe able to perform essential job functionsWork Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. 30 Minute Lunch Period. Position will be required to do on-call hours.Selected candidate will be required to submit to criminal history and background investigation checks.Veterans:Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. 7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more aboutemployment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us ...@pa.gov.

  • Have successfully examined and have a current score on file. If you have not already done so, you must first apply to the exam posting and follow the directions provided. Link to COUNTY CASEWORKER 2 (LG) C&Y EXAM POSTING
  • Be able to perform essential job functions
  • Performs intake procedures; gathers information and assesses case severity; conducts unannounced initial assessments of homes and families; evaluates home conditions, parenting ability, mental stability of caregivers, adult and child functioning and overall stability of home; assesses needs of the children and parents/caregivers; conducts urine drug screenings; identifies the most appropriate Agency and community services, and refers to services; implements safety responses, services, and actions as required to mediate safety threats; completes Due Process paperwork for Safety Plans and attends Due Process Hearings; refers to and attends rapid response family meetings and family group decision making conferences, completes required forms and records.Maintains regular contact and engagement with clients, families (including non-custodial parents), attorneys, school personnel, police departments, medical care providers and other interested/involved parties; conducts family finding activities which include searches, interviews, and mapping; maintains high-level knowledge of drugs and drug culture; explains and interprets client and family member rights, legal petitions, service plans, and client progress; answers questions/concerns; compiles information from various interested/involved parties; conducts case progress conferences; supervises and/or monitors visitation between parent(s) and child(ren).Prepares all case related documentation, including case chronologies, social histories, family service plans and amendments, correspondence, case notes, safety assessments and plans, reports and other required documentation as required by local, state or federal policies.

    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

    Associated topics: client service, community, community and social services, community service, donor, fundraiser, guest, social service, social work, welfare

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