Caseworker 2 (1st Shift)
Please Apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/dauphincounty
Dauphin County Department of Mental Health, Autism, and Developmental Programs is currently accepting applications for the full-time, first shift (7:00 AM- 3:00 PM) or (8:00 AM – 4:00 PM) Caseworker 2 position. Existing Crisis Intervention Program Caseworker employees can apply based on their current status.
The Caseworker 2 provides immediate response to a wide variety of life crisis situations for individuals in Dauphin County within a 24-hour emergency Crisis Intervention program. The Caseworker 2 employs casework skills to obtain essential information, provides counseling for consumers and members of their families, and helps them to utilize all available resources. Work also involves the application of problem-solving techniques, providing counseling to maximize service delivery and to achieve service plan goals, monitoring consumer behavior, and interacting with agencies which make up the local service network. Work is performed in accordance with established regulations, policies, and procedures. The Caseworker 2 exercises initiative and judgement in discharging their duties. Work is reviewed by a professional social service or administrative supervisor through regularly scheduled individual and group conferences and the review of case records and reports. This position is covered by a Collective Bargaining Unit.
In addition to the above stated hourly rate, this position may be subject to a retention bonus following one (1) full year of employment. Please refer to Dauphin County’s press release for additional details, which can be found at
MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:
A bachelor’s degree in a human services major such as sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, or other related social sciences, and one year of professional experience in a public or private social services agency.
A resume along with a copy of either an official or unofficial college transcript must be attached to the application.
Transcripts must include: 1) Name of the Applicant, 2) School Name, 3) Full list of academic coursework, 4) Degree (if awarded).
An updated current employment application and resume is required. Applicants who do not provide these items by the closing of the posting will not be interviewed.
A valid driver’s license and positive driving record, a favorable criminal background check, child abuse and FBI clearances, as well as favorable reference checks are required.
Dauphin County communicates with applicants through emails and phone calls. Please be sure to check your spam folder for emails. Emails may be sent from the following accounts:
Maureen Bunn (Grants Coordinator) email@example.com
Angelica Fiore (HR Analyst 2) firstname.lastname@example.org
Jason Norris (Clerk 2) email@example.com
An excellent Dauphin County (County) paid benefit package is available to all full-time employees the month following 60 days of employment. The County pays 100% of the premium for the following:
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Term Life Insurance
Premium shared between employee & the County:
- Medical Insurance
- Prescription Insurance
The following benefits begin immediately:
- Vacation Leave
- Sick Leave
- Personal Leave
- Military Leave
- Bereavement Leave
- Nine Paid Holidays Per Year
- Pension Plan
- Deferred Compensation Plan