Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: July 31, 2020

Organization: Laurens County DSS

Location: Laurens

City: Clinton

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

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


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

Ability to record data and prepare written reports, communicate effectively, and follow instructions. 

Ability to use a computer to include email and other applications and systems.

Knowledge of  child safety practices.

Ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships with clients, providers, and families served by the agency, as well as coworkers.

Must have a valid driver's license and access to a motor vehicle.  Travel and work with little to no notice.

Ability to enter information into a computer system and lift up to 30 pounds.

 Ability to access 4/5 drawer file cabinets.

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 enthusiastic Human Services Specialist I for our Laurens County who will assist the Human Services Specialist II with providing casework services to include transporting in the area of assessment, family preservation, and foster care.

Provide and array of services  in coordinating and/or ensuring timely submission of data regarding initial screenings for foster children as well as baby net for children in foster care and baby net services for children in substantiated cases.

Completes requests for educational, medical, dental, and mental health records as needed  as well as requests for vital information and records.

Assist with other administrative support functions to include correspondences, copy, fax, and email regarding needs and services for the families served.

Provide or arrange transportation to resources as part of social services aid plan as needed.

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

Performs Red-Cross duty or other emergency shelter duty/service 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.

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.
Employer Address:

93 Human Services Drive
Clinton, SC 29325
United States

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