Public Health Department Job
Social Worker II Care Coordination for at Risk Children (CMARC)
Halifax, NC (Halifax County)
Social Worker II
Care Coordination for at Risk Children (CMARC)
Description: This position provides case management for Medicaid children, ages birth through 5, who meet certain risk criteria for enrollment in the Care Coordination for at Risk Children (CMARC) Program. The main goals of CMARC are to improve health outcomes and reduce Medicaid costs for enrolled children. The case manager works with families to identify and access community resources to meet their needs and encourages and supports families in the development of skills needed for effective problem solving, making decisions, and enhancing the capacity of families to meet the special needs of their children. Other duties include assessing, planning, counseling, evaluating, and reviewing records of clients in this program; and performing related duties as required.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution; OR bachelor's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of directly related experience; OR bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and two years directly related experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred: Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. All heath department employees (with the exception of individuals with an accommodation or medical exemption) are required to get an annual flu shot vaccine as part of condition of employment.
Compensation: The hiring range for this position is $36,298 - $45,960. Halifax County provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local Government Employees’ Retirement System.
Signing and Retention Bonus: A non-refundable signing bonus in the amount of $3,750 will be paid in the selected applicant’s first paycheck following employment and execution of the Employment Signing and Retention Bonus Agreement. A retention bonus in the amount of $3,750 will be paid in the selected applicant’s next paycheck following the completion of 12 full months of employment in the same position with the County following the date of payment of the signing bonus.
Requirements: An official completed Halifax County Application for Employment (HR1107) and college transcripts are required to fully evaluate your qualifications for this position. The completed application and supplemental materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on or before the closing date; postmarks will not be accepted. All portions on the application, as they relate to your background, must be fully completed. Applications may not refer to a resume’ or other enclosed documents (i.e. “see resume” or “see attached”), nor will these items be accepted in lieu of a completed application. We will be unable to consider incomplete submissions for this position. Unofficial transcripts (e.g. student copies) are acceptable for application purposes. If selected for employment, official transcripts will be required. A criminal background check will be required prior to hiring.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
ApplyTo: Halifax County Human Resources Management
26 North King Street (next to the Historic Courthouse)
Post Office Box 646
Halifax, North Carolina 27839-0646
**Applicants That Do Not Meet the Full Qualification Requirements, May Be Offered a Trainee or Work/Against Appointment** (only for positions that are work against eligible)
Halifax County is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug test will be required of this position with the results being received (negative) prior to the first day of employment. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will employ only those individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal aliens authorized to maintain employment in the United States.
QUALIFIED CANDIDATES APPLY AT: www.ncapha.org/employment_center
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