Job Opening: Caseworker 1
Department: Office of Intellectual Disabilities
Posting Date: November 20, 2023
Starting Pay: $39,459.86 annually / $20.24 hourly
A bachelor's degree which includes or is supplemented by successful completion of 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social sciences; or two years of experience as a County Social Services Aide 3 and two years of college level course work which includes 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social sciences; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which includes 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social sciences and one year of experience as a County Social Services Aide 3 or in a similar position performing paraprofessional case management functions.
This position does not have a residency requirement.
Do not submit resumes, cover letters, and similar documents. These documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position or to determine your score. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
Must be able to perform essential job functions.
Caseworker/Supports Coordinator is a critical service that involves the primary functions of locating coordinating and monitoring needed services and supports for waiver participants.
Locating services and supports consists of assistance to the participant and his or her family in linking, arranging for, and obtaining services specified in an Individual Support Plan (ISP), including needed medical, social, habilitation, education, or other needed community services.
Coordination consists of development and ongoing management of the ISP in cooperation with the participant, his or her family members of the ISP team, and providers of service.
Monitoring consists of ongoing contact with the participant and their family to ensure services are implemented as per the participant’s plan.
In addition to locating, coordinating, and monitoring, supports coordination also includes providing information and assistance in order to help participants decide whether to select participant direction of services, and assistance for participants who opt to direct services.
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, Child Abuse history clearance, and FBI clearance.
Go to the web site: employment.pa.gov
Click on the OPEN JOBS tab
Click on OPEN TO THE PUBLIC tab
On the far right of the screen FILTER by location and choose Delaware County.
Select Caseworker 2.
A dialog box comes up with job duties.
If interested, click APPLY
You will need to create an account.
Complete application and submit.
Check email for all notifications regarding your application.