Caseworker Job Description Sample

A job description helps potential applicants identify relevant positions that would be a good fit for their skillset. Use this template to get started.
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Example job summary

A successful job summary will provide applicants with a strong introduction to your company and the role. Use positive and active language that sums up the advertised role and your company. Include an exact location, or mention if the location is remote.

Example Caseworker job summary

An established insurance company seeks a motivated and experienced medical caseworker to assist the case management department in providing social services to patients. Our ideal candidate must be mentally prepared to navigate an ever changing work environment while providing excellent attention and care to patients. The successful candidate will responsible for developing and implementing care plans for patients and their families, as well as monitoring their progress and seeking additional support when needed. High level interpersonal communication and organizational skills are essential for success in this role. A bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field is required.

Caseworker responsibilities

This section should convey the most important duties for the role. Highlight any responsibilities that may be unique to the role or particularly interesting for potential applicants. It’s also beneficial to describe how the role fits into the larger organization.

Example Caseworker responsibilities

  • Assess patient medical and social needs and create treatment plans to support them
  • Liaise with external care providers to ensure that care plan is being properly implemented
  • Act as patient advocate when needed
  • officer counseling and support to patients and their families
  • Keep detailed documentation of progress and identify opportunities for further support
  • Create monthly progress reports and adjust treatment plan as needed

Caseworker requirements

This section should list the essential qualities of an ideal candidate. Include previous work experience, education or achievements that would be beneficial. And list any preferred hard and soft skills.

Example Caseworker requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a related field
  • 1+ years experience working as a caseworker or in related field
  • Ability to work independently and make executive decisions when needed
  • Superior communication skills and the ability to navigate sensitive and emotional situations
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to speak a second language is preferred but not required

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