Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-1341


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

SOCIAL SERVICES SPECIALIST III
Jobshare

Office for Women & Sexual & Domestic Violence Svcs,
Department of Family Services

Job # 13-1341

$27.50 to $36.67/hour  (Grade S25)
 
Description:

Jobshare position; 20 hours per week. Provides individual, group, family, and couples counseling for survivors of sexual assault. Performs assessments and develops treatment plans for providing services, to include crisis interventions for stabilization and short term treatment with an emphasis on intervention and prevention and appropriate referrals for continuing care. Provides case consultation for other service providers. Provides hospital accompaniment as requested by survivors of sexual assault. Performs Survivor Services team duties including community and professional training, volunteer training and supervision, intern supervision, team representations at meetings, hotline coverage, and scheduled on-call availability for backup emergency response. Duties are performed under direct supervision.

 

Minimum
Qualifications:

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

 

Special
Requirements:

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

 

Preferred
Qualifications:

Master's degree in a field related to counseling or master's in social work, licensure in a counseling profession, specialized training in treating trauma, and the ability to speak Spanish or another second language fluently.

Experience in counseling or a related field is acceptable in place of social work experience.

 

Selection
Procedure:

Panel interview.

 

Note:

This is a grant funded position. It is anticipated that funding will be renewed on an annual basis.

 

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.

 

Closing Date:

8/23/2013

 

Date Posted:

8/10/2013

 

Benefits:

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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