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Social Service Worker II - OMJST Job in Canton, Ohio US

Social Service Worker II - OMJST

Stark County Job & Family Services - Canton, OH

Posted: 9/26/2019 - Expires: 12/25/2019

Job ID: 212385659

Job Description


Job Title:  Social Services Worker II - OMJST


Worksite Location: Canton, Ohio 44702


How to Apply:

APPLY DIRECT to Stark County Jobs & Family Services:


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Job Description:

  • Independently assesses and evaluates child safety, home situations, parenting skills and caregiver’s ability to meet children’s needs
  • Performs home visits per state mandate
  • Provides general casework services, conducts assessments, interviews, and gathers needed information
  • Investigates allegations of sexual or physical abuse, neglect or dependency issues and assesses service needs via home visits and review of all relevant data
  • Records and presents data and follows up on client needs
  • Provides crisis management interventions and resolutions
  • Provides creative skilled interventions to bring about progress
  • Integrates case information from internal and external sources and assessment(s) of family dynamics to develop viable case plans, family service plans, etc.
  • Independently assesses caseload to ensure safety of at-risk children and assures basic needs of children are met
  • Able to involve legal staff at appropriate level, attends court hearings, provides necessary case documentation and testimony for court hearings
  • Independently makes and documents collateral contacts, referrals/links to other community agencies/community resources
  • Maintains complete and accurate case files in a timely manner
  • Enters all CAPMIS information per state mandates
  • Responds to inquiries from clients
  • Attends meetings, in-services, community education and outreach events
  • Represents Agency in various public speaking and participates in agency work groups
  • Provides prevention education/casework counseling to individuals and or groups in the community
  • Provides assistance and information to others in unit


Wage: $19.51 per hour with great benefits



  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or related degree required
  • Master’s Degree and LSW/LISW preferred
  • Must have two (2) years’ experience working in a lower classification
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have the ability to use state databases such as SACWIS and Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to enter data per state mandates
  • Typing speed of 25 wpm required
  • Ability to carry out detailed oral and written instructions
  • Skilled in inter-personal communications and engaging with children and families
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Ability to proofread and produce error free written product
  • Skill in word processing
  • Ability to process routine and complex correspondence and documentation
  • Ability to recognize and de-escalate potentially contentious violent or threatening situations. Ability to resolve routine issues/concerns
  • Ability to perform public speaking assignments and other public relations activities to represent the Agency
  • Ability to promote change utilizing appropriate social work techniques such as reflective listening, confrontation
  • This position requires the employee to drive from the Agency to other sites as assigned and to transport children/families as needed
  • Home visitations are a responsibility of the position
  • Mathematical skills, reasoning ability
  • Skilled in basic typing, data entry and files management
  • Handle multiple assignments/tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines


Driver’s License Requirement(s): Must have Valid Driver’s License with ability to maintain insurance required


Available Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vacation, Paid Holidays, Education Assistance, Sick Leave and Retirement Plan other than 401K


Pre-employment Testing: Criminal Background Check, Drug Testing, Employment Test, Reference Check


OMJ Staff Contact: RC6


Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Work Shift:
Job Reference Code
$19.51 - $0.00 /hour
Licenses / Certifications:
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