Harrison County Social Service Worker 2
Investigates claims of abuse and neglect of older adults and/or children AND/OR maintains caseload of children/families who require the protective assistance of the services of the agency (i.e., ongoing clients) as determined appropriate AND/OR manages caseload of foster care and/or adoption assessment and placements. Prepares assigned cases for administrative or judicial procedures as required. May determine and re-determine clients’ eligibility for publicly funded social services programs. May participate in legal action to establish legal guardianship in cases related to older adults, to include testifying in court as necessary. Meets procedural deadlines governing the management of social services cases set by the State of Ohio and ensures that this documentation is complete and timely. Serves as on-call social service worker (e.g., on weekends, holidays, after business hours). Serves on internal/external committees and attends various agency meetings. Develops and administers public education programs pertaining to issues related to case assignments.
A bachelor's degree in social work or a related field is required. Previous experience with child protective services is preferred.
Regular and predictable attendance and a valid driver's license are required.
Applicant must pass a criminal background check and pre-hire drug test.
The successful applicant must live within 45 minutes of Harrison County in order to respond In-person to after hours emergency calls.
Resumes can be mailed to:
Harrison County Job and Family Services
520 North Main Street
Cadiz, OH 43907
ATTN: Deb Knight
Resumes can be emailed to: Debra.Knight2@jfs.ohio.gov.