Date Posted: March 25, 2021

Deadline: March 30, 2021

Organization: Department of Social Services

Location: Saluda

City: Saluda

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: Hiring Range - Min. $23,756.00 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.

Computer knowledge, ability to compose and type correspondence, receive incoming calls, and positive customer service delivery to the public.

Must possess a valid driver's license and have access to a personal vehicle. Overnight travel.

Job Description:

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 enthusiastic Human Services Specialist I for our Saluda County office who provides services to remedy abuse, neglect, exploitation or self-neglected of adults or children unable to protect themselves.  Human Services Specialist I will assist Human Services Specialist II's with providing casework services in the area of assessment, family preservation and foster care.

The Human Services Specialist I Assist with other administrative support functions to include correspondence, copy, fax, e-mail, etc. as needed.

Make request for educational, medical, dental, law enforcement records, etc. as needed.

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

Make referrals to service providers, family group counseling, CLEAR search, etc.

Provide and /or arrange transportation to resources in the community as apart of social services aide plan.

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

Participates in Red Cross training and 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:

613 Newberry Hwy
Saluda, SC 29138
United States

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