Family Services Specialist
Positions Available: Full Time, FT Temporary,
Montgomery County Department of
Montgomery County Department of Social Services is seeking qualified
applicants for Family Services Specialist for Child Protective Services (CPS
Unit). Responsibilities include
developing and implementing individualized service plans involving the
application of casework methods and basic service level caseloads for Child
Protective Services, Foster Care and Adoptions. Customary work hours between 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday.
Essential duties include but not
limited to: interprets laws, policies and regulations as applied to specific
area of responsibility. Monitors, coordinates and administers specific programs
as assigned. Coordinates services within specific area of responsibility.
Interviews and assesses client needs and other relevant factors such as education/skill
levels, abilities, interests and support systems. Informs clients of related
service programs rules/regulations and right to participate. Presents cases to
determine appropriate services and writes/implements service plans. Provides
case management services to monitor compliance. Manages program waiting list.
Completes necessary federal, state and local planning and reporting
requirements. Conducts overall monitoring of programs in specific area of
responsibility. Serves as resource to clients and the community in area of
expertise. Works collaboratively with various community agencies, departments,
and providers. Provides after hours on-call coverage and responds to
emergencies in child/adult protective services and/or foster care.
requires a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related Human Service field;
valid Virginia driver’s license with good driving record. Minimum salary $37,705/yr ($18.13/hourly rate). Excellent benefits available; varies between
full-time, FT temporary, and PT temporary.
Interested candidates should apply online with
resume attachment by Friday, February
22, 2019 to be considered at: http://www.montgomerycountyva.gov/HR. For more information, call our Job Line at
(540) 394-2010; contact Human Resources at (540) 394-2007 if reasonable
accommodation for application is needed.
Montgomery County, VA is an Equal
Opportunity Employer committed to nondiscrimination in recruitment, selection,
hiring, pay, promotion, retention or other personnel action affecting employees
or candidates for employment. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, disability or protected
Location/Region: Christiansburg, VA