Social Services Worker/Trainee - Economic Assistance

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State of Nebraska
Job Title: Social Services Worker/Trainee - Economic Assistance
Closing Date/Time: Mon. 08/04/14 11:59 PM Central Time
Salary: $13.88/Hour
Job Type: PERM FULL TIME
Location: York, Nebraska
Department: Health & Human Services Department
Requisition #: 201403019
Position #: 25437248
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Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
Examples of Work:
This position is the first step to qualify for advancement to a Social Service Worker. Your day would involve interviews with people of varied socio-economic levels to gather financial and demographic information while developing and maintaining working relationships. Through the interview process you would assess client situations and make referral for community resources and services; verify client information using computer databases; document client contacts; accurately process assigned work within established timelines and prepare correspondence.
Hours: 8-5, Monday - Friday.
Qualifications / Requirements:
REQUIREMENTS: 24 Semester hours of post high school education in behavioral sciences, public/business administration, social sciences, education or closely related field OR experience in customer service, determining eligibility for public assistance, examining/processing financial loan applications, medical or unemployment insurance or rehabilitation claims, unemployment services OR a combination of education and experience in any of the above areas.
PREFERRED: Bilingual skills in English and Spanish.
OTHER: Applicants selected for an interview will need to complete a typing test and receive a minimum score of 30 net words per minute for continued consideration for the position.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Customer focus, eager to learn, good listening skills, trustworthy, timely decision making, priority setting, ability to operate a computer for looking up and keyboarding of customer information utilizing multiple computer applications.

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