Northumberland County BH/IDS Program is looking for ambitious, caring and dependable people to work with our individuals and families to assist them to reach their highest level of social, economic, and physical and emotional well-being. Duties include interviewing, obtaining social histories, determining eligibility for services, developing social plan of action, providing referral services, counseling and negotiating services on behalf of individuals. Ability to manage a caseload, good writing and communication skills and keeping well-organized reports and records are a must. Valid driver’s license is required.
Benefits include Tuition Reimbursement, Health Insurance including dental, eye and prescription coverage, paid on-call, Training, Retirement Plan and ability to advance. PENNSYLVANIA CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION FOR COUNTY CASEWORKERS IS REQUIRED.
All applicants must have successfully completed 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, Psychology, gerontology, criminal justice or other related social science. MUST ALSO have a Bachelor’s Degree in one of the above fields.
Interested applicants can schedule a Caseworker 1 or Caseworker 2 test on line at: https://www.employment.pa.gov. Interested parties can also send a Letter of Interest and Resume to the agency of their choice: Behavioral Health & Intellectual/Developmental Services, 217 N. Center Street, Sunbury, PA 17801, ATTN: Carmine Picarelli, Administrator or Children & Youth Services, 322 N. Second Street, Sunbury, PA 17801, ATTN: Katrina Gownley, Administrator.