Social Worker - Multiple Counties

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Social Worker - Multiple Counties
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The WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities has a social worker position open in the Specialized Family Care Program.   We are hoping to interview and hire for this position right around the first of the New Year.  If you or someone you know is interested, please apply soon.  The job description and application process is within the link below.  More program info can be found at  Feel free to email with additional questions.*F14C50BE40AF0451


The WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities works in collaboration with DHHR to provide Specialized Family Care homes for adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  We have been working in conjunction with DHHR since 1981.  This is a career in which you know you make a difference in the lives of those you serve. Social Workers serve as "home finders" to recruit, train, and maintain a network of family homes fostering adults and children with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Meet and work with amazing families. Watch people grow to their fullest potential in loving homes. Work independently, but within a strong, positive, and healthy work team. This will be the BEST JOB you've ever had! Generally Monday-Friday, daytime working hours, with very rare evening hours to meet the needs of working families, and very rare weekend days for recruitment events in community. Occasional overnight travel for meetings/trainings. Competitive salary, Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance, retirement plan, short term disability insurance paid by employer, long term disability insurance, eye, and dental insurance available, regular holidays off throughout the year, earned paid time off for sick leave or vacation time.   

A bachelor’s degree in human services, or a related field, and 5 – 7 years of experience working with I/DD populations, general knowledge of I/DD issues, and experience and skill in working as an interagency team member in planning community placement are required. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. A valid driver’s license is required. Must have provisional or full licensure as a Social Worker or certified Social Worker by the West Virginia Board of Social Work Examiners.

Competitive salary and benefits package offered. For a complete job description and to apply for this position, please visit the following link.  AA/EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/E-verify compliant employer*F14C50BE40AF0451