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SC Department of Public Safety CWS Case Manager Assistant- Family Preservation (Human Services Specialist I) / 61013408 in Marlboro County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

Do you have a passion to provide meaningful contributions to your community? Would you like to be part of an organization whose central mission is helping to protect, stabilize and strengthen the lives of South Carolina's children, families, and vulnerable adults? If so, the SC Department of Social Services has the right job opportunity for you!

We're looking for an enthusiastic Human Services Specialist I for our Marlboro County who will provide services to remedy abuse, neglect, exploitations or self-neglect of adults or children unable to protect themselves. Human Services Specialist I will assist Human Services Specialist II's with providing casework services in the area of assessment, family preservation and foster care.

The Human Services Specialist I will provide or arrange transportation to resources in the community as a part of social service aide plan.

Participate as a member of a professional team to plan services for clients.

Make requests for educational, medical, dental, law enforcement records.

Make referrals to service providers, family group conferencing, seneca search.

Assist with the completion of Foster Care Review Board packets, IV-E packets, Home Studies and ICPC packets.

Assist with the transportation of children.

Assist with child and family visitation and teaches appropriate parenting and household management skills.

Assist with other administrative support functions to include correspondences, copy, fax, email.

Perform Red Cross shelter duty or other emergency shelter duty/services as directed.

All South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) Employees are expected to Adopt, Implement, and Promote the Published Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles, While Employed by the Agency.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

A High School Diploma and three (3) years experience in clerical, administrative, social work, correctional, business administration, or general business.

An Associate's Degree and one (1) year experience in clerical, administrative, social work, correctional, business administration, or general business.

Ability to record client data and prepare written reports, communication effectively, follow instructions and maintain good interpersonal relationships with clients and co-workers. Knowledge of information gathering techniques, the administration of medicine and simple treatment and care, individual and group behavior activities, sanitation, personal hygiene, and basic health and safety practices. Knowledge of child safety practices.

Additional Comments

This application for employment with the SC Department of Social Services must be completed in its entirety. *A resume may be included; but shall not be substituted in lieu of the completion of this application in part or in whole. "See Resume" is not acceptable information for the completion of any part of the requirements of this application. *If such is submitted, this employment application will be considered incomplete and may not be forwarded as eligible for consideration to hiring managers.

Must possess a valid driver's license, be able and willing to drive and to transport children and adults, must be able to lift children and to interact with children and adults in a positive and supportive demeanor. Must have the ability to cope with stressful work situations and life threatening situations.

If you certify, by completion and submission of this application, that you possess educational credentials that qualify you for the available DSS positions, you will be required to provide a certified official transcript, if you are selected for job offer.

DIVISION: Family Preservation / Marlboro County

Salary: $22,625.00 - $41,866.00 Annually

Location: Marlboro County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 112088

Closing: 4/12/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

Residency Requirement: No

Class Code: GA13

Position Number: 61013408

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 3

Hiring Range - Min.: $22,625.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $32,245.00

Opening Date: 04/06/2021

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: All applicants must apply online. All correspondence from DSS Human Resources will be made through electronic mail, unless otherwise indicated.

Veteran Preference Statement: South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Social Services

Address: 1535 Confederate Avenue Extension Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

Phone: 803-898-7315 ext. 2

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