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Do you have a passion to provide meaningful contributions to your community? Would you like to be part of an organization whose central mission is helping to protect, stabilize and strengthen the lives of South Carolina’s children, families, and vulnerable adults? If so, the SC Department of Social Services has the right job opportunity for you!
We’re looking for an enthusiastic Human Services Specialist II who will establish written policies and procedures, works collaboratively with assigned participants to encourage self-sufficiency, financial independence, employment, and self-reliance for the purposes of helping individuals achieve stability and strengthening families.
Manages the progress of an assigned caseload of TANF participants as they complete activities that will strengthen their ability to obtain or maintain employment and ultimately, result in self-sufficiency. In conjunction with assigned participants, develops a viable Individual Employment Plan which details a participant’s vocational objectives and/or assigns activities which eliminate barriers to attaining objectives. Conducts thorough and interactive family assessments. Provides counseling, referrals, and advice to support the academic, personal, and social development of assigned TANF caseload.
Maintains organization and documentation of assigned caseload in accordance with written policies and procedures. The organization and documentation of case work is completed in CHIP, PATS, and SCOSA. Enters critical information into the state system of record and documents cases according to provided written guidelines and policy.
Perform Red Cross Shelter duty or other emergency welfare services duties as directed.
All South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) Employees are expected to Adopt, Implement, and Promote the Published Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles, While Employed by the Agency.
- A Bachelor’s degreee.
- A Bachelor’s degree and relevant program experience (SNAP or TANF) is preferred.
- SNAP or TANF program experience is preferred.
- Knowledge of principles and techniques of social services at DSS, specifically TANF case management practices are preferred. Knowledge of services available from the community and other public and private programs is preferred. Familiarity with federal, state, and local laws or regulations pertaining to TANF is preferred. An employee in this position must have the ability to organize and maintain the organization of his/her assigned caseload.
Company: State of South Carolina
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Functions: Others
Job Location: Columbia, SC, US
Application Deadline: N/A