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SOCIAL SERVICES SPECIALIST - SPANISH SPEAKING - MI

Quick Facts
Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:MI
Employment Type:Full Time
Category:Human/Social Services
Pay:$35,967.00 - Salary
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Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Social Work, Guidance and Counseling or Human/Social Services; OR

  • A Bachelor's Degree in any field and at least one (1) year of full-time paid professional experience in a Human or Social Services field.

*CANDIDATES MUST SPEAK SPANISH FLUENTLY

Job Description:

Social Services Specialists work in the Wayne County Jails, Juvenile Detention Facility, Prosecuting Attorney's Office, County Clerk's Office, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Children and Family Services and the Department of Senior Citizens and Veteran Affairs. They may work with inmates, juveniles, victims of crime, diversion clients or senior citizens. Duties may include: conducting interviews; counseling clients; making referrals and recommendations; serving as a liaison and advocate; attending court hearings; monitoring compliance with court orders; explaining programs and court orders; enforcing policies; maintaining records and processing required paperwork; performing computer data entry of case processing, proof of entry to LEIN and communicating with MSP and various law enforcement agencies; and coordinating daily living, care and therapeutic activities.

Job Duties:

Social Services Specialists work in the Wayne County Jails, Juvenile Detention Facility, Prosecuting Attorney's Office, County Clerk's Office, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Children and Family Services and the Department of Senior Citizens and Veteran Affairs. They may work with inmates, juveniles, victims of crime, diversion clients or senior citizens. Duties may include: conducting interviews; counseling clients; making referrals and recommendations; serving as a liaison and advocate; attending court hearings; monitoring compliance with court orders; explaining programs and court orders; enforcing policies; maintaining records and processing required paperwork; performing computer data entry of case processing, proof of entry to LEIN and communicating with MSP and various law enforcement agencies; and coordinating daily living, care and therapeutic activities.

Wayne County is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.



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