Department:Alexander County Health Department
Position:Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Salary Range:$43,469.68 – $61,421.52(Grade 72)
Posting Dates:May 17, 2019 – May 31, 2019
Description of Work:
The purpose of this position is to provide screening, triage and referral, access individual’s needs, determine urgency and link individuals, in a timely manner, to an array of services from psychiatric resources. These clients may be in acute crisis either at the health department, community or when their primary care provider is unavailable. To provide consultation, education and information to families regarding individual situations and treatments and community resources. To provide short term individual therapy and assist with linkage to community resources as necessary.
Education and Experience Required:
Considerable knowledge of clinical 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 assessment, diagnostic risk assessments, brief therapeutic and crisis interventions. Knowledge of laws, regulations and policies which govern the program. 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. Master’s degree from an accredited school of psychology, counseling, or social work. Additional training/experience as required by the professional board regulating the employees’ professional license. Additional training/experience as required by the professional board regulating the employees’ professional license. Must hold a license to practice as a Psychological Associate or Counselor, or Licensed or Provisionally Licensed to practice as a Clinical Social Worker as required by the appropriate Licensing board (ex. The NC Psychology Board, NC Counselor Licensing Board or the Social Work Board).
Application Process: Application must be submitted before the closing date to Alexander County Human Resources, 621 Liledoun Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681. Applications can be obtained from Human Resources or downloaded. You may also submit your application online by clicking the “Online Application”. Only qualified applicants will be referred for an interview.
Pre-employment screening including drug and alcohol testing, criminal background check and a physical are required following a conditional offer of employment. Alexander County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, or disability in employment or provisions of service.