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Social Worker

Burke County, NC, NC

Social Worker

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The primary purpose of this position involves case management of assigned caseload.  The Social Worker is a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team, which is responsible for care and treatment of patients admitted to JIRDC.  This position assists individuals and their families with admissions and discharges in addition to services at the facility.  Responsibilities include performing biopsychosocial assessments and developing treatment plans with other team members.  This involves the provision of social work services in the context of a multisystem approach, including provision of services to the family and orchestration of those services and resources which are needed to meet the individual's needs.

This position is designated Mandatory and must report or stay over during adverse weather events.

Salary Grade GN11; Recruitment Range - $ 42,780.00 - $72,424.00
Position 60048772 - Program Services/Social Work, 1st shift (8:00a - 5:00p), Monday - Friday with occasionally weekends or after hours. 

About J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center:

The J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center in Morganton, North Carolina is an ICF certified facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities. We provide comprehensive residential care to citizens from 37 counties in the western portion of the state. JIRDC is a caring community where professionals work with people of various ages, cognitive, & functional abilities.

The J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center is located just an hour from the Queen City of Charlotte, home of the Carolina Panthers and the City of Asheville home to the world renowned Biltmore Estate and Grove Park Inn.   Our facility sits on one of the most picturesque properties in Burke County.  We are nestled at the foot of the Blue Ridge and South Mountains and just minutes from beautiful Lake James.  Nearby Pisgah National Forest offers outdoor adventure and fun for the whole family.
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To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified applicants must document on the application that they possess all of the following.
  • A bachelor's degree or above in Social Work.
  • Documented experience building and developing rapport with persons and/or families.
  • Documented experience working with other disciplines and /or agencies.

Management Preferences: 

Documented experience with the IDD population.

Master's degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution; or

Bachelor's degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of directly related experience; or

Master's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of directly related experience; or

Bachelor's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Degrees must be from appropriately accredited colleges or universities.

 The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence.

Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.  Transcripts, degree evaluations and cover letters may be uploaded with your application.  Applicants who obtained their education outside of the United States and its territories are expected to assume responsibility for having their academic degrees validated as equivalent to a degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.
Please make sure you complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit.  "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted.

If multiple applications are submitted to an individual position, only the most recent application received prior to the posting closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.

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Positions in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities shall be subject to pre-employment drug testing and criminal record background checks. Also, the use of tobacco products of any kind including vapor products are prohibited from our campuses. All employees are required to adhere to the facility's Vaccination Policy.
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Job ID: 1057086326330978789