Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #14-0042


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

HUMAN SERVICES ASSISTANT


Health Department

Job # 14-0042

$35,896 to $47,861  (Grade S15)
 
Description:

Located at the Mount Vernon District Office. Working closely with Public Health Nurses and other Health Department staff, provides interpretative support to clients in clinics and homes, offering families access to health-related services. Identifies barriers that preclude accessing services and communicates them to health service providers. Assists with referrals to other human service agencies. Updates client records and admission forms, as necessary.

 

Minimum
Qualifications:

Education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school or G.E.D. issued by state department of education; plus three years of work experience, including two years in some area of human services (related two-year [associate] degree may be substituted for the required human service experience).

 

Special
Requirements:

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer. Appointee must pass a language proficiency test to determine fluency in English and Spanish prior to employment.

 

Preferred
Qualifications:

Prior Health Department or human services work experience, and knowledge of specific Health Department policies and procedures. Well-developed communications skills with the ability to speak, read, and write fluently in Spanish and English. Exceptional verbal and written skills. Two years of experience in the human services setting providing interpretative service in the Spanish language. Must be an energetic self-starter.

 

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:

1/31/2014

 

Date Posted:

1/18/2014

 

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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