Sr. Social Worker / Case Manager


Recruitment #102022-XDDZ94-350600


Treatment Accountability for Safer Communities (TASC) was created nationally in 1972 under the Drug Abuse and Treatment Act.

The Treatment Access Center (TASC) is the primary liaison between the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health and the criminal justice system. We assess, refer to treatment and provide case management services to offenders as they move through both the criminal justice and treatment systems. TASC services are provided statewide to offenders coming through any Delaware court. Assessments are conducted and treatment recommendations are provided to the court and other criminal justice officials for use in disposition. Once a case is engaged, TASC ensures that treatment placement occurs in a timely basis. TASC then follows the client as he/she progresses through treatment and into recovery.

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Summary Statement

The incumbent is responsible for assessment, referral and case management of specialty court clients referred by Delaware Courts. Clients are in the community & Department of Correction. Work includes: urine monitoring, front desk coverage, referring clients to appropriate care levels, following client progress, reporting to court via status hearings, entering correctional facilities for TASC client assessments, interviews & reports, assisting TASC clients with accessing medical, housing, education and other services to support TASC, its clients, courts, or stakeholders.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Interviews client, family and/or professional sources to determine clients needs for a variety of social services which may include employment, job search and basic skills remediation.

  • Develops a comprehensive cost effective service plan utilizing in-house sources, referrals, contracted providers and/or institutions.

  • Conducts on-going monitoring and assessment of service delivery for optimum quality and efficiency, and authorizes and recommends changes and adjustments as needed.

  • Maintains comprehensive case records, summaries, statistical and narrative reports and completes required forms.

  • Establishes effective working relationship with clients, family, community and professional sources.

  • Provides specialized casework and counseling services in such areas as protective, adoption and options counseling.

  • Provides direct casework service through individual/group conferences, counseling and/or site visits.

  • Supplies information and responses to inquiries regarding services for clients, family, community and government agencies.

  • May provide supportive casework to clients prior to, during or after hospitalization based upon physicians diagnosis and recommended treatment.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Senior Social Worker/Case Manager
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
  1. Six months experience in case management which includes assessing, planning, developing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating options and services to meet an individuals human service needs.
  2. Six months experience in making recommendations as part of a client's service plan such as clinical treatment, counseling, or determining eligibility for health or human services/benefits.
  3. Six months experience in interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
  4. Six months experience in using an automated information system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire and report on data.
  5. Six months experience in narrative report writing.

Additional Posting Information

This is a Casual/Seasonal position which is a non-pension eligible position without healthcare and/or other benefits.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our Job Seeker Resources.

DHSS does not provide employment-based sponsorship.

Criminal background check:  A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.

This position is a classification organized under an exclusive bargaining representative (labor organization) that has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other applicable terms and conditions of employment, in accordance with Title 29, Chapter 59 and Title 19, Chapter 13 and 16.  This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement based on its individual terms.

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.