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County Caseworker I – Children's Bureau

PLEASE NOTE:
This is not an official job post, but outlines preliminary steps needed to be completed before applying for the job which will be posted December 1, 2018 on the state employment website.

Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau is looking for organized, intelligent, and caring people to fill several County Caseworker positions.  Caseworkers will be expected to meet with families and children and address concerns of child abuse and neglect, and develop a case plan to help those affected overcome barriers that may lead to child abuse or neglect.  Individuals interested in pursuing a career in the field of child welfare should follow the following steps:

Go to the State Employment website at www.employment.pa.gov and choose “Open Jobs”
Search “County Caseworker Exam” and choose “County Caseworker 1-Local Government Exam”
Apply to the Exam to schedule an exam time.
The county will post the caseworker positions on www.employement.pa.gov on 12/1/18, and the individual will need to then apply to the specific Westmoreland County Caseworker 1 position listed.
The individual will need to have completed Steps 1-3 and have a score from their exam before the position is posted on 12/1/18.
Interested individuals are also asked to submit a resume to the Westmoreland County Human Resources Department.

Minimum Experience and Training
A bachelor’s degree which includes or is supplemented by successful completion of 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social sciences;
or
Two years of experience as a County Social Services Aide 3 and two years of college level course work which includes 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social sciences;
or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which includes 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social sciences and one year of experience as a County Social Services Aide 3 or in a similar position performing paraprofessional case management functions. 


Source: Employment in Westmoreland

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