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Social Services Specialist II

Company: Fairfax County Government
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Job Description:

Works in Adult Protective Services (APS) as part of the comprehensive Adult and Aging program from the Annandale, Virginia office. Duties include, but are not limited to: Conducts investigations in response to reports of abuse, neglect and/or exploitation of the elderly and incapacitated adults to include institutional investigations. Assesses the need and extent of protective services required and--in collaboration with the client, their support systems, and other public and private service providers--arranges for the necessary services to prevent/ameliorate the abuse, neglect or exploitation. Assesses the need for guardianship/conservator-ship and facilitates the process to include medical documentation, preparation of information required for petitions, testimony in court and advocacy. Assesses the need for mental health intervention, assists with the mental health detention process and testifies in the legal hearings. Attends court hearings and provides professional and legal testimony as needed.Note: Multiple positions will be filled with this recruitment across the County.
Employment Standards
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree, plus two years of professional social work experience. A master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Experience in working with older adults and/or adults with disabilities. Experience in working with diverse multicultural population. Case management experience and good writing skills. Working with diverse multicultural populations. Proficiency in a second language (Spanish, Korean, Farsi, Vietnamese). Previous work experience with a public, state, or local social services agency. Experience in working with crisis situations, preferred but not required. CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:Valid driver's license.NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry check, and a driving record check. Driver's license or ability to efficiently access other means of transportation in order to visit clients in their homes and to meet with community service providers.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Ability to lift up to 10 pounds. Ability to input, access and retrieve information from a computer and to operate keyboard driven equipment. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.SELECTION PROCEDURE:Panel interview.It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.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 711. EEO/AA/TTY.

Keywords: Fairfax County Government, Washington DC, Social Services Specialist II, Other, Fairfax, DC

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