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Social Services Specialisst II (ga4554-4555-ap)

Social Worker | Gainesville, GA | Part Time and Contract

Job Description

Social Services Specialist II

Work Location:  Gainesville GA

Job Summary/Description 

Under general supervision, provides investigative and comprehensive case management for a caseload involving child/adult abuse or neglect. Makes immediate and follow-up actions for at risk clients in need of protective services and/or placement.  This position is part-time - PRN up to 35-40 hours weekly; Monday-Friday with occasional Saturdays. 

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions(including but not limited to)

  • Accesses and records client and community resource information

  • Collects evidence, interviews witnesses, and prepares necessary reports according to rules and regulations, state and federal laws

  • Compiles records and prepares reports; performs follow-up to determine the status of client's case

  • Conducts home-visit evaluations for information gathering to be used in assessments

  • Coordinates and monitors children in out-of-home placements and in-home interventions

  • Coordinates and monitors services, including comprehensive tracking of client's activities

  • Develops case plans that effectively utilize community resources to meet needs of individual custodial client

  • Identifies placement resources for children within the foster care system

  • Initiates the legal process for guardianship, protective services, placement and/or adoption

  • Maintains required documentation and completes reports

  • Makes immediate assessments regarding safety of clients and responds according to established protocol and policies

  • Performs initial investigations of protective services referrals to determine the appropriateness of protective services intervention

  • Works in collaboration with legal system to ensure safety and achieve desired outcomes Performs other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in any behavioral science from an accredited college or university OR Bachelor's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university AND One year of experience at lower level Social Svcs Spec 1 (SSP070) or position equivalent.

About InGenesis

InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals.  The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients.  It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.   

EEOC Statement

We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.