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Social Service Workers, or Social Work Caseworkers, help clients cope with a variety of problems, from financial troubles to terminal diseases. Responsibilities highlighted on sample resumes in this field include interviewing clients and documenting case notes, filing charts, scheduling appointments for food and utility assistance, and referring clients to other agencies. Typically, this job requires a Bachelor of Social Work degree, although some employers may look for those with a Master of Social Work on their resumes.

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1

Social Service Worker

Responsible for providing children services and adoption case management. Duties consisted of negotiating subsidy payment contracts, preparing court reports and providing in-court testimonies. Insured proper care of clients in care including medical and education services.

  • Conducted family assessments and investigations of prospective adoptive families
  • Organized training and community informational presentations to prospective clients
  • Insured case compliance with Federal and State regulations
  • Coordinated local and national marketing and recruitment campaigns
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Sociology / Criminal Justice
MA
Master of Arts
2

Social Service Worker

Investigated allegations of child abuse/neglect, as received by the 696-KIDS Hotline

  • Assessed safety of children in families following the guidelines of the Ohio Administrative Code
  • Assessed the need for and provided on-going casework services to multi-problem cases referred by the intake unit
  • Conducted in-depth interviews with clients in the home or office for the purpose of developing case plans, goals and objectives
  • Provided for ongoing services in accordance with agency policies, procedures and acceptable social work practices
Candidate Info
BA
Spanish
MA
Master of Arts
3

Social Service Worker III

Managed a caseload of approximately 15 referrals.

  • Conducted home visits on a regular basis and conducted interviews with children and families.
  • Assessed families' needs and assisted them in locating appropriate community outreach agencies to meet those needs.
  • Complete timely contacts and closures on all referrals so as to meet State requirements.
  • Created narratives for each contact and visit made, providing detailed descriptions and summaries of the events, conversations, and individuals contacted.
  • Implemented State and County policies into everyday practice, including filing appropriate paperwork and abiding by State laws, regulations, and mandates.
  • Wrote reports to be submitted to the court for judges and commissioners to review.
  • Attended trainings to maintain current knowledge in the field of social work, specific to diversity and culture.
  • Maintained current knowledge of local area resources where financial assistance and other resources could be obtained for socioeconomically disadvantaged clients.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Doctorate Of Psychology
4

Social Service Worker I/ii

  • Coordinated services for caseload of families at risk of abuse or neglect.
  • Helped families identify strengths/challenges and set treatment goals.
  • Provided direct services through counseling, teaching and role-modeling.
  • Continuously sought after community resources and developed relationships with providers.
  • Evaluated level of risk and provided written letter of recommendations and verbal testimony to Family Court.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Master of Arts
Lutheran Medical Center
5

Social Service Worker

  • Conducted monthly interviews with parents to ensure they were following and completing court ordered case plans.
  • Transported families to court ordered appearances, family visits, and court ordered classes.
  • Monitored and supervised weekly family visits between children and parents.
  • Administered drug tests and prepared court reports and other legal documents.
  • Placed children in foster homes and conducted home visits at least once a month to ensure safety of the children.
  • Conducted Team Decision Meetings for children misbehaving at the foster homes and at school.
  • Processed and completed case work reports manually and electronically within mandated deadlines to meet the goals of the agency.
  • Evaluated socioeconomic factors affecting parents self-sufficiency and referred them to other services in the community.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice & Sociology
MA
Master of Arts
French
6

Social Service Worker II

Provided case management to families with abuse and neglect concerns

  • Assessed safety and stability of children's placements
  • Worked as a team member to find appropriate permanency for children
  • Established services to assist families to become self-sufficient
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
MA
Master of Arts
7

Social Service Worker V

Emergency Response, Long-Term Foster Care, and Adoptions Unit

  • Case management services, assess needs of child through ongoing contact with child and foster parent
  • Collaborated with mental health, educators, and other service agencies to create treatment plan for the client's success in placement or future emancipation
  • Advocated for child, specifically, in the areas of education and mental health services
  • Provided crisis intervention to client/caretaker to maintain placements and stability for the child
  • Conducted home study interviews and adoption home study reports, finalized adoptions
  • Investigate allegations of child neglect and abuse, conduct in-home investigations with families, provided appropriate resources to maintain family unit
  • Collaborated with law enforcement agencies to determine plan of action including removal of children, or placing with appropriate alternative caretaker
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
18
years
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
Course Of Study
8

Social Service Worker III, Youth Service Worker

Work with juveniles under the age of 18 or between the ages of 18-21 if under the jurisdiction of the court beyond age 18.

  • Maintain a caseload for programs and services.
  • Prepares social assessment of client circumstances.
  • Work w/ a variety of professionals to counsel and guide clients and provide appropriate services.
  • Counsels youth to correct delinquent and socially unacceptable behavior; prepares probation plans for juvenile offenders; monitors progress of probationers under the court supervision.
  • Counsels clients/families in achieving goals of client service plan.
  • Writes reports on case findings and summaries of client social and financial circumstances.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
9

Social Service Worker

Investigate reports of child abuse and neglect.

  • Communicate and interview families to determine services needed.
  • Work with court personnel and write court documents to further assist families.
  • Write reports in ITWIST to illustrate the investigation on a family.
  • Consult with supervisor to determine if families are in need of assistance.
  • Remove children from homes that are not safe.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
10

Social Service Worker I

Social Service Worker I for Clark County Department of Community Based Services, Protection and Permanency division.

  • Initiate investigations involving child maltreatment, abuse, and neglect.
  • Conduct interviews with victims, perpetrators, and collaterals to determine outcomes of investigations.
  • Collaborate with community partners to provide services to at risk youth and families
  • Complete assessments and make determinations regarding child health, safety, and best interest.
  • Prepare legal documentation for court proceedings, including but not limited to, Termination of Parental Rights and Adoption.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Social Work

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