CAREER AND FAMILY COUNSELOR
10/23/2012 8:00:00 AM
11/29/2012 11:59:00 PM
Open and Competitive
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.
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.
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.
Loudoun County Government:
P.O. Box 7000, Leesburg, VA 20177 | Ph: 703-777-0100