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CAREER AND FAMILY COUNSELOR

Recruitment #13-S366-089

Date Opened:10/23/2012 8:00:00 AM
Closing Date:11/29/2012 11:59:00 PM
Hiring Range:$45,620-$65,710
Department:FAMILY SERVICES
Job Type: Open and Competitive
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Eligible For:Full Benefits
Reg/Temp: Regular

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Department of Family Services is seeking qualified applicants for a Career and Family Counselor position with the Virginia Initiative for Employment not Welfare program, Virginia’s welfare reform initiative. The individual must perform difficult case work with individuals who have multiple barriers to self-sufficiency such as mental illness, substance abuse, homelessness, domestic violence, etc; be able to organize and manage a caseload; create and follow a service plan; advocate and coordinate community resources and services; excellent oral and written communication; interpret and apply federal, state, and local policy. Must have thorough knowledge of social work philosophy, and human service needs and an understanding of employment related requirements.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Position requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in social worker or related field with courses in human services field and 3 years experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Subject to call 100% of time based on crisis situations as determined by director. Ability to work with difficult and volatile situations. Valid driver's license required.

POST CONDITIONAL OFFER CONTINGENCIES

Successful candidate will undergo a criminal background and credit check. DMV check required.

 



 
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