Job title: County Caseworker 2 (Local Government) – Bedford County C&Y

Company: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Job description: THE POSITION

If you want to make a difference in a child’s life, then we need your help with them and their families. Bedford County Children & Youth Services has an immediate need for a County Caseworker 2 position. Apply today!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

This is professional social service work in a County Children and Youth Services Agency. Employees participate in formal and informal training programs which provide basic knowledge relative to helping the children and families in our county achieve a normal home life. Ability to understand and accept the needs and rights of others and to work with children and adults who are physically challenged, mentally disabled, emotionally troubled, and economically disadvantaged.

Learning about the network of available community resources, instruction on how to complete the forms for the resources and guiding the clients through them. Ability to work as a team in order to achieve an acceptable result.

Have the ability to apply relevant laws, regulations and policies in order to help the children and families achieve an acceptable resolution.
Work Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (M-F) with a 30 minute lunch
**Work schedule can also be 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. There is also on-call work after hours and weekends.**

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

Qualifications:

  • You must have successfully examined and have a current score on file. If you have not already done so, you must first apply to the

posting and follow the directions provided. is currently waived for this title.

Hiring Preference for this vacancy will be given to candidates who live within Bedford County. If no eligible candidates who live within Bedford County apply for this position, candidates who reside in other counties may be considered. * You must be able to perform essential job functions.

Legal Requirements:

A conditional offer of employment will require submission of criminal history reports at your expense. See hiring agency contact information.

You must pass a background investigation.

This position falls under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law.

  • Under the Law, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports including, but not limited to, PA State Police Clearance, PA Child Abuse history clearance, and FBI Fingerprint clearance.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at .

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Benefit packages are determined by the county and may vary. Please contact the applicable county human resource office directly to inquire about a specific benefit package.

Expected salary: $31862.88 per year

Location: Bedford County, PA

Job date: Sun, 24 Oct 2021 03:19:06 GMT

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