Human Services Senior Practitioner Position Number – 2555BR

Human Services Senior Practitioner
Position Number – 2555BR
This is a Spanish-Speaking Position. Serves on a blended team consisting of assessment, in-home and foster
care. This position is responsible for permanency planning for children in the legal custody of Wake County.
Works with birth families, children and foster families. Prepares case plans and court summaries. Serves
Spanish-speaking families. The person we are looking for believes in the strengths of families and focuses on
reunification whenever safely possible. Believes in the benefits of shared parenting and can teach this to birth
and foster parents. Comfortable having critical conversations with parents when needed.
*NOTE - A criminal background check will be conducted.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Competencies
* Detail oriented and able to produce accurate documentation
* Advanced critical thinking skills
* Ability to multi-task and prioritize
* Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to work in a fast paced environment with great attention to detail with great accuracy
* Possesses excellent interpersonal skills
Minimum Requirements
Master's degree in Social Work and one year of experience in social work or counseling; or equivalent.
Preferred Experience, Skills and Training
North Carolina public child foster care experience; North Carolina Pre-Service training. Fluency in Spanish and
English is a must.
Work Schedule
Base schedule is 8:30 - 5:15 with flexibility to meet the needs of the family. This job includes evening hours.
Expected Hiring Range - $20.34-$27.52
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Closing date 8/21/2015