Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: October 12, 2020

Organization: Department of Social Services

Location: Greenwood

City: Greenwood

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: Hiring Range - Min. $22,625.00 Hiring Range - Max. $32,245.00


Minimum and Additional Requirements

A High School Diploma and three (3) years experience in clerical, administrative, social work, correctional, business administration, or general business.

An Associate's Degree and one (1) year experience in clerical, administrative, social work, correctional, business administration, or general business.

Ability to record client data and prepare written reports, communicate effectively, follow instructions, and maintain good interpersonal relationships with clients and co-workers.  Knowledge of information gathering techniques, the administration of medicine, simple treatment and care, individual and group behavior activities, sanitation, personal hygiene, and basic health and safety practices and child safety practices.

Must possess a valid driver's license, be able and willing to drive and transport children and adults; must be able to lift children and to interact with children and adults in a positive and supportive demeanor.  Must have ability to cope with stressful work situations, and life threatening situations.

If you certify, by completion and submission of this application, that you possess educational credentials that qualify you for the available DSS positions, you will be required to provide a certified official transcript, if you are selected for job offer.

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities

Do you have a passion to provide meaningful contributions to your community?  Would you like to be part of an organization whose central mission is helping to protect, stabilize and strengthen the lives of South Carolina's children, families, and vulnerable adults?  If so, the SC Department of Social Services has the right job opportunity for you!

We're looking for an enthausiastic Child Welfare Services Specialist I who provide services to remedy abuse, neglect, exploitations or self neglect of adults or children unable to protect themselves.  Child Welfare Services Spec I's will assist Child Welfare Services Spec II's with providing casework services in the area of assessment and family preservation.

The Child Welfare Services Specialist I will assist with transportation of children and adults.

Participate as a member of a professional team to plan services for clients.

Make requests for educational, medical, dental, and law enforcement records.

Assist with the completion of Foster Care Review Board packets, IV-E packets, home studies and ICPC packets.

Assist with child and family visitation as well as viewing the visitation.

Perform Red Cross, shelter duty or other emergency shelter duty/services as directed.

All South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) Employees are expected to Adopt, Implement, and Promote the Published Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles, While Employed by the Agency.

Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)
Application Process:
This application for employment with the SC Department of Social Services must be completed in its entirety. A resume may be included; but shall not be substituted in lieu of the completion of this application in part or in whole. "See Resume" is not acceptable information for the completion of any part of the requirements of this application. If such is submitted, this employment application will be considered incomplete and may not be forwarded as eligible for consideration to hiring managers.
Employer Address:

1120 Phoenix St
Greenwood, SC 29646
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.