In addition to the online application, applicants for social work positions with both the Department of Social Services and Community Support Services should submit the Social Work Addendum Form. Applicants without social work degrees should also submit transcripts.The best method to submit this document is by attaching it to the online application. This can be accomplished either before or after the online application for a social work job opening has been submitted.
The Social Work Addendum Form is available for download or print-out in either Microsoft Word (.doc) or Notepad (.txt) formats from the links below. The form can also be mailed or faxed; the contact information is on the form itself. Review this
Social Work Addendum Instruction Guide for how to download the form, fill out and then upload into the application system.
Social Work Addendum Form (MS Word .doc)Social Work Addendum Form (Notepad .txt)
Applicants for social work positions with either Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services or Community Support Services, that do not have degrees in Social Work, are required to provide copies of college transcripts to document social work related coursework. The best method to submit a transcript is by attaching it to the online application. This can be accomplished by scanning the transcript as a text file or an image file such as BMP (Bitmap), JPG, TIF or GIF. These file formats could also be converted to PDF format. Once the transcript is in a file format, it can be attached in the same manner as the Social Work Addendum Form. The dropdown menu for Attachment Type has a selection for Transcript.
ALL documents attached will be visible on
ALL applications submitted. If you need to update any documents, select the "trash can" icon at the end of the line to delete the document and then upload a new one.
Child Protective Services (CPS) social workers have immense responsibilities and opportunities to provide significant, life-long impacts on the lives of children and families. It is important that candidates seeking employment within Mecklenburg County's Department of Social Services, Division of Youth and Family Services as a CPS social worker have a realistic understanding of the job/career for which they are applying, as Mecklenburg County seeks to hire candidates who can successfully and respectfully work with the families we serve.
It is our hope that after you view this Realistic Job Preview video, you will gain a better understanding of the different service areas within CPS. Additionally, identify the area you feel your skills and passions are best suited for, and learn about some of the challenges/rewards you may experience. Ultimately, we hope you make an informed decision about working as a Child Protective Services Social Worker for Mecklenburg County.
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