County Caseworker 1 (Local Government) - Delaware County MH/ID (Multiple Vacancies)

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County Caseworker 1 (Local Government) - Delaware County MH/ID (Multiple Vacancies)



County Caseworker 1 (Local Government) - Delaware County MH/ID (Multiple Vacancies)


$32,818.50 Annually


Delaware County, PA

Job Type

Civil Service Permanent Full-Time


Local Government

Job Number



5/20/2020 11:59 PM Eastern

Job Code


Position Number



HS Delaware Co Mh/Id Unit

Worksite Address

20 South 69th Street


Upper Darby

Zip Code


Contact Name

Jennifer Wilson

Contact Phone

Contact Email








Are you interested in a career working with adults and children needing Behavioral Health services within Delaware County? If you are then this is the position for you. Delaware County Department of Human Services has an immediate opening for Caseworkers.

We offer a supportive work environment, an excellent benefit package and opportunities for career advancement.

Apply today and start your career off on the right foot.

Work Hours: 8:30 am-4:30 pm (M-F) with a 30 minute lunch.


The incumbent will work under the direction of the Mental Health Director and under the general supervision of the Deputy Mental Health Administrator. The Case Worker 1 will be responsible for a variety of duties relating to overall mental health services in the County.

- System of Care responsibilities: Family Engagement Workgroup; County Leadership Team, Human Services Trauma Informed Change Team; Asset Inventory; Childrens Mental Health Awareness; Youth & Family programs; Cultural Brokers.

- Responsible for dispatching all daytime crisis line calls to the Delaware County Crisis Connections Team (DCCCT). Gather essential information from callers and dispatch the team to the location. Provide dispatch and communication support services for the DCCCT. Ask vital questions and provide pre-arrival instructions for the DCCCT. Ask questions to assist the DCCCT with their assessment. Enter and modify information into a computer database.


In order to be eligible for this position, you must:


Have successfully examined and have a current score on file. If you have not already done so, you must first apply to theCOUNTY CASEWORKER 1 - MENTAL HEALTH/INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES (ONLINE EXAM)posting and follow the directions provided.


PA residency requirementis currentlywaivedfor this title


Be able to perform essential job functions

Legal Requirements:


A conditional offer of employment will require submission of criminal history reports at your expense. See hiring agency contact information


You must pass a background investigation

This position falls under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law.

- Under the Law, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports including, but not limited to, PA State Police Clearance, PA Child Abuse history clearance, and FBI Fingerprint clearance.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. 7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go click the Veterans Preference tab or contact us .

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.

Benefit packages are determined by the county and may vary. Please contact the applicable county human resource office directly to inquire about a specific benefit package.


CWMH1 - Have you received a score for County Caseworker 1 (LG) MH/ID? If yes, please enter your score below. If no, you must first apply toCOUNTY CASEWORKER 1 - MENTAL HEALTH/INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES (ONLINE EXAM)and receive your score before applying to this vacancy posting.

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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania


613 North StreetHarrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120


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  • Negotiable
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  • Re-99000
  • Permanent
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