Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-1447


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

SOCIAL SERVICES SPECIALIST III


Children, Youth & Families Division,
Department of Family Services

Job # 13-1447

$57,210 to $76,280  (Grade S25)
 
Description:

This senior-level social work position is located in the Alexandria region of Fairfax County. In coordination with the department, schools, and other professionals, assists children and families to increase their natural networks of support, raise the level of family functioning and strengthen relationships to ensure stability and promote the success of their school age children. Utilizes a single assessment and family-driven service plan to coordinate multidisciplinary team participation. Promotes collaborations and partnerships with other county departments, businesses and community based organizations. Requires the ability to perform complex social casework services. This position announcement may also be used to fill vacancies in the Fairfax, Annandale, and/ or Reston region.

 

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, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a driver's record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

 

Preferred
Qualifications:

Master's degree in social work (MSW) or a related field. Bilingual in Spanish and English. Leadership experience, strong meeting facilitation skills and experience working collaboratively with the school system and the community.

 

Selection
Procedure:

Panel interview.

 

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:

9/6/2013

 

Date Posted:

8/24/2013

 

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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