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12/15/2008 - Social Service Asst. (Part-Time)

DATE POSTED: December 15, 2008
CLOSING DATE: December 19, 2008
DEPARTMENT: Alcohol (work location - County Dept. Of Corrections)
JOB TITLE: Social Service Asst. (Part-Time)
# POSITIONS: One (1)
SALARY RANGE: $12.57 hr. - $15.78 hr.
HOURS/WEEK: 19 hours per week

JOB DESCRIPTION: Under direction, assists substance abuse counselor in the substance abuse program in the correctional facility. Interviews individuals (inmates) and gathers necessary information. Provides case management, referrals to supportive community services. Assists in maintaining records and files. Organizes groups and activities for substance abuse educational or community orientation purposes. Contacts and maintains cooperative relationships with other social agencies in the community. Does other related duties.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of at least 60 semester hours or enrolled in a course of study in social work or social service related field. One (1) year of experience in a social service, health or community agency. Experience in interviewing and gathering social information from clients. Knowledge of individual and group behavior. Knowledge of case management, record keeping and documentation. Ability to prepare clear, sound, accurate reports. Ability to work harmoniously with associates, individuals and social organizations. Ability to work a flexible schedule. Ability to read, write, speak, understand or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.

Please submit letter of interest within 5 working days to:
Ralph S. Brownlee, Deputy County Administrator; Cumberland County Administration Building; 790 E. Commerce Street; Bridgeton, NJ 08302.

Cumberland County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.