County Caseworker 1 (Local Government) - Northampton County C&Y (Multiple Vacancies)

State Of Pennsylvania Bethlehem , PA 18018

Posted 3 weeks ago

If you have a passion for helping children and families, Northampton County Children Youth and Families is interested in talking to you!

This is a full time professional casework position responsible for the provision of a full range of social services to children and families in need of Children, Youth and Families' assessment and/or services. Located in the Lehigh Valley, we have an ample array of social service agencies working in collaboration with our agency. Northampton County committed to quality care and services.

You will make a real difference every day by providing care and hope to the most vulnerable populations in Northampton County. We need you - apply today!

Work Hours: 8:30AM - 4:30PM Mon. - Fri. with a 30 minute lunch period

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 Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe or Northampton counties. If no eligible candidates who live within these counties apply for this position, candidates who reside in other counties may be considered.

  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

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 towww.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tabor contact us atra-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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