Social Services Aide II

Roanoke County   Roanoke, VA   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on July 22, 2022
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GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs responsible administrative and human support work. Provides direct service to agency clients in the areas of Self Sufficiency, Children’s Services or Child Protective Services area. Performs other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provides direct service to client.
  • Gathers statistical data to prepare reports
  • Assists clients in completing forms
  • Documents information to records and forms
  • Prepares invoices, purchase orders and case actions to support client service costs
  • Assists services or benefits staff with various supportive tasks
  • Scans documents into repositories
  • Maintains knowledge of program policy
  • Assists with fleet management
  • Assists with file management
  • Other duties as assigned
NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Enters statistical data for workers
  • Assists with special projects

REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES

Education
Required: High School diploma or equivalent
Preferred: Courses or training in the Human Services field
 
Experience
Required: Some experience in Human Services field
 
Certifications/ Licenses
Required: Valid Virginia driver's license with good driving record.
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to perform basic mathematics
  • Ability to give oral and written instructions when explaining policy
  • Ability to assist others in activities of daily living and recognize basic needs of clients
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize own work schedule
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with clients, professionals, co-workers and the public
  • Ability to write using correct spelling and basic grammar and to compile, organize and post data from records, reports and other sources using the appropriate format
  • Skill in the use of personal computer hardware and software
Additional Requirements
Subject to a complete criminal history background search with acceptable results. Must also be able to perform the job as described in the Physical and Environmental Demands section of this job description
 
Supervisory Responsibilities
None

OTHER INFORMATION

Part-time employees are not eligible for employee benefits.

Full-time employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefit package that includes:

  • Progressive Flexible Leave Plan with cash-in option
  • Twelve paid holidays
  • Short Term Disability Insurance 
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Medical and Dependent Care
  • Virginia Retirement System - Membership in VRS is automatic upon hire into a covered position. County contributes and employees pay their membership contribution.
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Deferred Compensation Plan with County Match