Social Services Specialist Resume Samples

Working in a variety of job setting, the Social Services Specialist will plan and coordinate all activities related to social services. Irrespective of the work setting, the Social Services Specialist Resume gives an elaborate list of the following duties and responsibilities – assisting children and adults with development disabilities, providing psycho-social and physical care to patients in specialized daycare setting, interviewing clients and accumulating information to determine their eligibility for social assistance, providing social services information to clients, and making referrals to clients for additional support or services.

Appropriate skills for the position includes – advocating skills, the ability to recognize psychological principles and theories underlying developing children, a good understanding of socio-cultural and international diversity, and knowledge of using best practices while dealing with developmental disabilities children. Many employers seek candidates having a degree in Behavioral Science or Social work or psychology.

 

Social Services Specialist Resume example

Social Services Specialist Resume

Summary : Worked in a variety of positions within a family corporation of grocery stores, restaurants and hardware stores. Open, engaging and energetic personality, combined with strong communication, organizational and sales, mentoring and working in a 'team' environment.

Skills : Advanced Forensic Interviewing, Strength Based, Solution Focused Social Work Techniques, and Advaned Report Writing Skills.

Description :

    1. Investigate and provide support to enable clients to help themselves by working within a framework of relevant legislation and procedures.
    2. Conduct interviews with clients and their families, offer to counsel and give evidence in courts.
    3. Liaise between families and various resources, including but not limited and determine needs on an ongoing basis.
    4. Strengthen families by putting services in place for both the children and parents that would lead to success.
    5. When necessary, work with law enforcement and the local Child Advocacy Center to conduct forensic interviews for physically abused children.
    6. Determine the safety of children and the homes they live in, and be prepared to testify regarding my findings.
    7. Investigate and determine the validity of all reports made to neglect by interviewing alleged victims face to face and assess their safety.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS


Social Services Specialist l Resume

Headline : Experience working with individuals with disabilities recreational, advocacy and healthcare capacities. Experience working with the geriatric population with in the Family Care Program. Proven ability to enhance and become more productive in the community.

Skills : Excellent Written And Oral Communication Skills, Extensive Knowledge Of Community Resources And Disability Benefits.

Description :

    1. Coordinated psychosocial services for members identified as having and discharge planning.
    2. Conducted extensive research to identify local and governmental services and standard of living.
    3. Modified resource guide template that allowed for a more comprehensive and with clients of various needs.
    4. Participated as a key member of a company-sponsored volunteer program that benefited local resident centers.
    5. Created and facilitated interactive skill-building sessions to help women re-establish themselves into the community after various addictions.
    6. Established strong rapport with all assigned clients; identified those who and provided a safe setting resulting in reduced anxiety and emergency room visits.
    7. Completed diversity training and training on health conditions such as diabetes, sickle cell, mental health issues, migraines, and heart disease.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS


Jr. Social Services Specialist Resume

Headline : Seeking a position that will enable to utilize skills in the field of social work and counseling in order to assist clients Dedicated and focused professional that has of experience working with equipment maintenance and team supervision that also has management and manufacturing experience.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Scheduling, Child Protective Services, Writing Court Reports.

Description :

    1. Exercise a high degree of independent judgment, skill, and initiative in procedures to individual cases and circumstances.
    2. Make decisions weighing the evidence of cases by applying the controlling laws and regulations.
    3. Fully accounted for proper analysis, development, authorization determinations, and thorough preparation of cases.
    4. Investigate, provide follow-up, and provided placement resources and initiative in applying guidelines and circumstances.
    5. Identified specific development, gather evidence, medical or otherwise pertinent to the investigation.
    6. working relations using tact and diplomacy in interactions with school representatives, and leadership.
    7. Analyzed and prepared court-approved documentation identifying all protective factors, risk factors, and ethnicity information.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS

Sr. Social Services Specialist Resume

Summary : Child abuse hotline work, and experience supervising child protective service workers and child abuse hotline workers in the capacity as a person in charge. Experience working as a teacher in the public school system and experience working in the juvenile justice system as a counselor.

Skills : Extensive computer skills with a variety of programs, strong interview skills, strong skill with investigation of information provided by clients.

Description :

    1. Complete initial and quarterly social services assessments as well as medical equipment and home health upon discharge from the facility.
    2. Conduct interdisciplinary care plan meetings with families and residents.
    3. Participate in meetings in reference to therapy discharge dates as it applies to discharge planning.
    4. Review forms upon readmission and assist with changes if desired by family/resident.
    5. Complete assessment sections within Point Click Care software.
    6. Discharge Planner for hospitalist physicians Assisting patients with resources, and other resources needed by patients and families.
    7. Responsible for investigating complaints of child abuse and neglect.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Social Services Specialist/Manager Resume

Summary : Worked for the Department of Human Services for which gave a variety of experience working with low income clients. Like to take that experience into a new work environment.

Skills : Driving, Social Work, Mounted Police Officer.

Description :

    1. Worked directly with families that have had children removed from their care due to abuse or neglect.
    2. Provided services to parents and children to help reduce barriers that brought the children into care.
    3. Developed appropriate treatment plans that focused on the individual's needs.
    4. Inappropriate parenting skills, job needs, financial or housing help, and counseling needs.
    5. The best impact that has had is when can make a recommendation and not have them return to the foster care system in the future.
    6. Always keep the kids safe and to help parents understand how their actions affect their children.
    7. Skills Used Ability to recognize person problems and develop plans or treatment goals for individuals.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Social Services Specialist ll Resume

Headline : To obtain a position in long term care where utilize experience, education, and knowledge in social services. Dedicated and focused professional that has experience working with equipment maintenance and team supervision that has management and manufacturing experience.

Skills : Microsoft Word, typing skills of approximately 25 WPM interviewing skills, case management and film.

Description :

    1. Assessment of residents' psychosocial wellbeing, mood, elopement risk, vulnerable adult, mental status.
    2. Hospice and home care referrals, as well as referrals to various community resources.
    3. Resident advocacy and acting as a liaison between residents and other healthcare providers.
    4. Collaboration with an interdisciplinary team to ensure the best practice of care for residents.
    5. Holding care conferences with the resident and family to review residents' health and condition.
    6. Assigned a basic level of responsibilities involving the beginning level to build skills in providing social services to individuals and families.
    7. Interviewed individuals and family members to obtain history data to determine the eligibility of benefits.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Social Services Specialist/Executive Resume

Headline : Experienced Case Manager and Social Worker who has worked with vast populations to include the patients and their families, and families in crisis. Expert knowledge of social services systems.

Skills : Organizational skills, excellent public speaker and trainer, loyal and reliable with a strong ability to work independently.

Description :

    1. Work with patients with chronic diseases with a life expectancy of less and have been accepted into the hospice program.
    2. Attend and participate in Interdisciplinary Group social services and provide the team with goals and interventions for patient care.
    3. Consult and collaborate with other professionals to provide continuity of patient-family care.
    4. Joint responsibilities with  Coordinators and Resource Associates to complete tasks,of care for the patient family.
    5. Empower patients/families to negotiate with resource providers and make decisions on their own behalf.
    6. Complete home visits, condolence calls, and documentation.
    7. Provided services both at the hospice house and visits to patient's homes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Social Services Specialist/Representaive Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Social Services Specialist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Ms. Word, MS Office, Outlook, Office: Word, Powerpoint, Photoshop, Photography, Sales, Typing, Windows.

Description :

    1. Interviewed children and parents and other service providers to determine the validity of the report and decide on appropriate action to ensure the safety of children.
    2. Obtained medical treatment, initiated court action, and arranged for substitute care placement for children when necessary.
    3. Identified specific needs of the family, referred appropriate resources and provided individual and family counseling to rehabilitate the family.
    4. Assembled case narrative and reports and testified on abuse/neglect cases in court hearings.
    5. Directed all protective placement, case management, and family reunification activities.
    6. Advised clients on community resources, made referrals and devised realistic treatment plans.
    7. Interviewed clients in their home for home study assessments to assist the Courts in making custody decisions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Social Services Specialist/Coordinator Resume

Headline : Obtain a position in the Non-Profit Sector or the Human Services field that focuses on giving community outreach to strengthen the family dynamic and helping others that are economically challenged to achieve sufficiency.

Skills : Ms. Word, MS Office, Outlook, Office: Word, Powerpoint, Photoshop, Photography, Sales, Typing, Windows.

Description :

    1. Developed policies and procedures, managed all social service functions and accomplished in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards.
    2. Monitored and provided training and technical assistance to family support providers and one intake worker at twelve centers throughout Bucks County.
    3. Trained and technically assisted six supervisors located in twelve centers.
    4. Accountable for enrollment, recruitment, selection, eligibility and attendance of six-hundred and  Head Start school children.
    5. Analyzed yearly budget with the management team regularly and submitted recommendations.
    6. Educated the community on services provided, collaborated with other the needs of families in Bucks County.
    7. Collaborated with other specialists and program supervisors to ensure fluidity of services.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Social Services Specialist/Consultant Resume

Headline : Obtain a position that will provide me the ability to apply work experience to a growing company. Look forward to working with a company that promotes quality products and services and provides me with the opportunity to meet and exceed assigned tasks and goals.

Skills : Executive Management, Non-Profit Management, training, staff management, team building, and service in social and community services.

Description :

    1. Conducted home visits, conferences, and assessments with families to providing counseling and referrals to outside or inter-agency supports when needed.
    2. Maintain confidential files and records working with child placement and protection agencies.
    3. Collaborate with local individuals, companies, schools/colleges, and organizations to provide resources to recruit volunteers and coordinate volunteer activities.
    4. Recruit and enroll students as needed to maintain federally funded enrollment.
    5. Plan and coordinate center team monthly parent training addressing comprehensive well-being.
    6. Prepare a center report detailing center demographics, vacancies, the nonfederal share of the budget, volunteer participation, donations received and services referrals made.
    7. Served as a Site Manager in the absence of permanent staff to a staff of professional and support employees and families.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Social Services Specialist/Analyst Resume

Headline : Motivated, independent worker, who sets high standards and learns quickly. Seeking employment in an agency where education and further enhance skills. Obtain a position that will provide the ability to apply work experience to a growing company.

Skills : Ms. Word, MS Office, Outlook, Office: Word, Powerpoint, Photoshop, Photography, Sales, Typing, Windows.

Description :

    1. Assessed the level of risk to children by conducting face-to-face interviews with the alleged child victims and their caretakers.
    2. Collaborated with law enforcement when children were physically was found by the courts to be at risk in the home.
    3. Testified in court as to the level of risk to children placed in the agency's legal custody.
    4. Served as the Case Manager for children in foster care.
    5. Ensured that the children were placed in permanent stable families within as short a time frame as possible.
    6. Testified regarding the status of the agency and/or parent's progress towards the court-approved case plan.
    7. Ensured the well-being needs of foster children were met by obtaining physical examinations, dental examinations, and educational assessments.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Social Services Specialist Resume

Summary : A responsible and challenging position that utilizes a background in Social Work, and provides opportunities for advancement.Dedicated and focused professional that has of experience working with equipment maintenance and team supervision that has management and manufacturing experience

Skills : Ms. Word, MS Office, Outlook, Office: Word, Powerpoint, Photoshop, Photography, Sales, Typing, Windows.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the implementation of the Social Services and Eligibility,  Start according to the Performance Standards and Community Assessment.
    2. Responsible for the updates and revisions to these work plans.
    3. Worked with all content areas to develop a strategic plan that addressed short and long term goals of the program resulting from the Community Assessment and Self Assessment.
    4. Developed relationships with community agencies serving Head Start children and families.
    5. Supervised Family Service Workers in all areas of their duties.
    6. Developed clear program procedures/policies related to Social Services to follow.
    7. Ensured maintenance of an efficient, confidential, centralized record-keeping system.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS