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12/23/2014 - Social Worker, Aging

Job Opportunity


County of Cumberland

790 E. Commerce St.  
Bridgeton, N.J. 08302 

December 22, 2014


Social Worker, Aging (Part-Time)

Office on Aging & Disabled

Provisional, Pending Civil Service Procedures

Starting Salary: $40,801 (Prorated Based on Hours Worked)


Duties:             Reports to Outreach Services Program Coordinator. Under direction, performs office and field work necessary for providing information, referral, and social services for older people according to established standards; performs professional casework that includes completion to care plans and social investigation involving recording and assessment of significant facts; reaches sound conclusions upon which appropriate action is recommended on behalf of clients, clients’ families, and related public and private agencies; incorporates conclusions, recommendations, and pertinent facts in documentation, reports, care plans, and correspondence; provides advocacy on behalf of the consumer that includes creating, obtaining, or brokering needed consumer resources; does related work as required.

Requirements:     Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in the field of social services. Possession of a CSW required. One (1) year of experience in an agency operating programs relating to elderly people in the fields of social work, public health, social welfare, sociology, gerontology, psychology, counseling, community organization work, or a related field. Computer literacy. Ability to use critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills. Ability to work with and understand the physical, social, and psychological needs of the disabled and elderly populations.  

Note:                           Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in a social

services field may be substituted for the one (1) year of work experience.


Hours:             Typical work shifts are during the daytime hours, Monday through Friday. This position is not to exceed 19.5 hours per week.


Note:               Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness screening and criminal background checks


Applicants should submit a cover letter and work history to the Senior Personnel Assistant at or fax to 856-453-0361. Application deadline is January 16, 2015.  


The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer Striving for Diversity in the Workplace.