Associate Social Services Specialist

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General summary

Positions at this level work under the supervision of higher level staff to create and/or maintain a service plan throughout the duration of a case. Duties involve conducting assessments; coordinating and delivering direct services with community partners; and documenting all relevant activities, actions taken, and contacts involved with a case.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

Knowledge of the principles and methods of social casework, individual and group behavior, and state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to social service programs. Ability to complete agency training in the protective service areas to which the employee is assigned. Ability to interpret and explain laws and regulations. Ability to exercise judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions. Ability to operate a motor vehicle and maintain a valid vehicle operator’s license.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

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