County Caseworker 1 (Local Government) - Lebanon County C&Y

State Of Pennsylvania Lebanon , PA 17046

Posted 2 months ago

If you have an interest in helping children, youth and families, then we may have the position for you! Lebanon County Children & Youth Services is actively seeking a Caseworker to round out our staff.

You will provide a variety of child abuse and neglect services including investigations, in-home services and placement services. This is a challenging and very rewarding position.

This is a professional social work position in a County Children and Youth Agency. An employee in this position provides a full range of social and case management services to children, youth and families.

This includes the investigation of child abuse and neglect cases, In-home services to families as well as placement services. An important aspect of this work is the employment of casework skills in obtaining essential information, counseling children and members of their families, and helping them to utilize all available resources. Work also involves the application of problem solving techniques, monitoring client behavior, and interacting with agencies within the social services network.

Work is performed in accordance with established laws, regulations, policies and procedures, but employees are expected to exercise initiative and judgment in discharging their duties. The employee is responsible for the integrity and accuracy of all documents and reports created in the course of providing these case management services.

Work Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (M-F) with a 1 hour lunch

On-call rotation, overtime as needed.

Qualifications:

  • You must have successfully examined and have a current score on file. If you have not already done so, you must first apply to the COUNTY CASEWORKER 1 - CHILDREN AND YOUTH (ONLINE EXAM)posting and follow the directions provided.

  • PA residency requirementis currently waived for this title.

  • Hiring Preference for this vacancy will be given to candidates who live within Lebanon County. If no eligible candidates who live within Lebanon County apply for this position, candidates who reside in Berks, Dauphin, Lancaster or Schuylkill counties will be considered. If no eligible candidates who live within these counties apply for this position, candidates who reside in other counties will be considered.

  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

Legal Requirements:

  • A conditional offer of employment will require submission of criminal history reports at your expense. See hiring agency contact information.

This position falls under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law.

  • Under the Law, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports including, but not limited to, PA State Police Clearance, PA Child Abuse history clearance, and FBI Fingerprintclearance.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.

C.S. 7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania.

The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.



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