Larimer County Department of Human Services is seeking an empathetic and self-motivated Social Worker to join the Adult Protection Services unit. This position provides professional social work services by investigating alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation of disabled adults. Duties include assessing the client(s) in the context of their chosen environments; identifying strengths and needs; developing case plans; coordinating the delivery of services from community agencies; testifying in court hearings, documenting cases, and preparing reports.
The ideal candidate for the Adult Protection Social Caseworker II position would have interviewing skills, mediation, customer service, and the ability to think critically. This position requires being able to handle multiple cases at a time that are very complex. We investigate and assess clients to determine needs. The Adult Protection Social Caseworker II would also need to be able to problem solve with their clients while honoring the client's autonomy. Additionally, the candidate would need to be empathetic to clients and have the ability to work with the client’s strengths.