Social Work Regional Coordinator
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Wake County, NC

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The primary purpose of this position is to provide professional supervision and support to the Social Worker III positions at the DJJ Youth Development Centers and to ensure that their performance adheres to accepted professional and ethical standards and correct any deviations from accepted social work practices or standards.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Thorough knowledge of social work principles, techniques and practices and their application to specific casework and community problems. Considerable knowledge of behaviors and their treatment and of socioeconomic problems, governmental and private organizations, and community resources. Considerable knowledge of the laws, regulations and policies which govern social work programs. Considerable knowledge of the North Carolina Criminal Law and Procedures, the Juvenile Code and of the juvenile justice system. Knowledge of social work ethics and general services. Thorough knowledge of case management, purposes and implementation. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent organization skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects and juvenile needs simultaneously. Possession of a valid NC driver’s license. Ability to supervise, train, or orient lower-level social workers, students, interns or other staff. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work effectively.

Prefer knowledge of and experience in the NC Juvenile Justice System.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Master's degree from an accredited school of social work and one year of social work or counseling experience; or a bachelor's degree from an accredited school of social work and two years of social work or counseling experience; or a master's degree in a counseling field and two years of social work or counseling experience; or four-year degree in a human services field or related curriculum including at least 15 semester hours in courses related to social work or counseling and three years of social work or counseling; or graduation from a four-year college/university and four years of experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling, or a related human services field providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work, or community organization; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Supplemental and Contact Information:
The N.C. Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position. Online applications are only accepted through To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application. Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application. During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Tracey Clarke 919-716-3800