Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-0156

Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035


Adult and Aging Division ,
Department of Family Services

Job # 13-0156

$51,935 to $69,246  (Grade S23)

Challenging opportunity to work as part of a dynamic intake unit for the Adult and Aging Division from the Pennino Building in Fairfax, Virginia. Provides primarily telephone intake services for older adults, adults with disabilities, and their caregivers. Intake involves short-term services including information and referral, initial assessment, and crisis intervention. Collaborates with service delivery professionals from all disciplines. Staffs Adult Protective Services (APS) Hotline. Determines validity of APS reports. Participates in community education and outreach. Uses automated technology for screening, documentation and maintenance of client records. Works as part of a highly collaborative, cohesive team in a fast-paced environment.



Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree, plus two years of professional social work experience. A master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.



The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a driver's record check to the satisfaction of the employer.



Master's degree in social work (MSW) or a related field. Social work or mental health experience with the geriatric population/adults with disabilities. Working knowledge of services available for older adults and adults with disabilities in Fairfax County. Strong oral and written communication skills. Bilingual in English and another language.



Panel interview and second interviews may be conducted.


To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.


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Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.


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