Job Details

Children Services Social Worker

Division: Job & Family Services
Contact Name: Job and Family Services
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 740-670-5150
Contact Fax: 740-670-5152
Date Posted: 12/28/2017
Application Form: Click Here
Posting Expires: 1/13/2018
Position Location: Newark, Ohio
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Position Description:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Completes family and child assessments to identify family dynamics and risk factors; interviews adults, children, family members, etc., to obtain facts and information pertaining to referrals of abuse. Continually monitors families for safety and well-being of children; provides crisis intervention and assesses family situations resulting in the initiation of services and short/long-term goals; provides intensive support services to families in child abuse and neglect situations. This positions works in conjunction with legal and law enforcement agencies. Presents testimony in court.

Brief Description:

Licking County Job & Family Services is currently seeking compassionate, dedicated individuals committed to strengthening families through providing ongoing case management and intake/investigative services to families and children in the Licking County community.

Job Prerequisites:

Minimum Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or related field. Experience working with at-risk families in areas such as child welfare, substance abuse, mental health, and behavior management preferred. Knowledge of community resources helpful.

Candidates must have a successful drug screen, background check, and driving record as determined by Licking County Government.

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates may submit a resume and application (available from, Human Resources) via email to:


Licking County Job & Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Salary:  $16.84 – $23.78/hour (plus applicable educational supplement)

Job Type: Full Time
Pay Type: Hourly