Intake Social Worker

$18.59 hourly
  • Community Care
  • Augusta, ME, USA
  • Dec 14, 2018
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Community Care, voted one of the Best Places to Work in Maine, is seeking a highly responsible, caring, and motivated individual to work as an Intake Social Worker. The Intake Social Worker's primary responsibility will be to receive and document referrals with concerns of child abuse and/or neglect from professionals, mandated reporters, and members of the community. Most referrals are received via telephone, though at times you may meet with a reporter in person at the Intake Office to obtain a report. As an Intake Social Worker, you will work collaboratively with Intake supervisors in determining if criteria for child protective assessment have been met, the level of risk and urgency of the report, and in directing the report to the appropriate statewide district office for response. The position will be located within the Department of Health and Human Services offices in Augusta.

*The schedule for this position is Monday through Friday, second shift


Education Requirements : Bachelors degree & must have LSW, LSW-conditional; or have a degree in social work or a related field that qualifies for LSW/LSW-conditional. To see if your degree qualifies please contact the Maine State Licensing Board.

Computer Skills : Due to the fast pace of intake casework, you should be able to communicate with reporters and simultaneously enter this information into the electronic database system.

We offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous medical and dental insurance benefits
  • Paid orientation and training
  • 401k with employer match
  • Excellent supervision and training
  • Employee Wellness Plan

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume with the job title, location(s) and your name in the subject line to: Human Resources and you will be sent the full application packet.

If you have any questions please call Dawn at 207-299-1139. Thank you for your interest in Community Care.

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Community Care offers community-based support and mental health services to individuals and families throughout Maine. Established in 1996, Care has grown to meet a wide range of social and clinical needs through its expanding continuum of programs and services, including an outpatient clinic, intensive home-based supports, adult services, residential programs, and treatment foster care. We are committed to excellence in service delivery and we value strong cooperative efforts between community providers. Accredited nationally by the Council on Accreditation, we are recognized as a top quality resource for promoting the health, well being, and independence of individuals and families. We value our membership in Maine communities and work with our clients in a friendly atmosphere staffed by sensitive and highly skilled professionals.