DARE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT Social Worker II Adult Services Grade: 69 Starting Salary: $35,583 – 37,362 Minimum education and experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of social work; or four year degree in a human service field or related curriculum including at least 15 semester hours in courses related to social work or counseling and two years of social work or counseling experience; or graduation from a four-year college or university and three years of experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling, or a related human service field providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work, or community organization; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Description of work: This position provides social work services to disabled and elderly clients who wish to live independently in the community and avoid institutional placement and also to those who wish to return to the community following placement. Community and home-based services are provided through a variety of programs including in-home aide services; Personal Care Services, the Community Alternatives Program, and At-Risk Case Management under Medicaid; the Special Assistance Demonstration Project; respite services; housing and home improvement; health support and transportation services. This employee may provide placement and adjustment services to clients and will frequently put in place and monitor the essential services that prevent or mitigate abuse, neglect and exploitation of Adult Protective Services cases and those at risk and will rotate intake for Adult Protective Service reports. Recruitment period: through 1/21/13 Application process: State applications are available at www.darenc.com. Please send completed application to: Dare County Human Resources, PO Box 1000, Manteo, NC 27954.