CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

5A03
SOCIAL SERVICES TRAINEE


GENERAL DEFINITION

This is social services work at the trainee level. Employees in this class learn the principles, practices and techniques required to perform social work subsequent to successful completion of a comprehensive internship program with the Department of Human Services as part of a federal and state sponsored program. Work includes exposure to the variety of counseling, referral, placement and/or adoptive functions required to provide services to children and youth, services to adults and aging, services to mentally ill and/or retarded, services for family medical care and/or for correctional rehabilitation. Assignments vary in nature and increase in difficulty as the employee gains experience. Work is performed under the direction of a Social Work Supervisor.

ALLOCATING FACTORS: (The following conditions must be met for a position to be allocated to this class.)


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES


MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
(The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Applications submitted by candidates for this class will be reviewed based on training and experience requirements as approved on 6/05.)

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES


PAY RANGE: EP10

Class Established: 06/05

Latest Spec. Revision:
CSC: 6/06, Ad Board: 11/06

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END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 5A03