The Northeastern Judicial Circuit Public Defender Office is seeking to hire a Social Worker Specialist. The level will be determined based on years of experience. Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the duties and responsibilities for the position. Enthusiasm and strong interpersonal skills are a must.
Duration: Funding is provided for two years after the hire date
Grant Funded: This position is funded through the State of Georgia; funding is apportioned for at least two years of employment after a candidate’s hire date.
Description of Duties: The Social Worker Specialist will provide case management assistance to system-involved individuals in the alleviation of recidivism. Work involves interviewing and assessing clients’ needs, developing and recommending services/treatment plans, counseling, coordinating referrals and resources, and developing partnerships to support services to clients. May serve as a lead worker. Performs other related duties as required.