Bedford County Government
  • 22-Feb-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Shelbyville, TN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Bedford County Health Department

140 Dover Street

Shelbyville, TN 37160


Effective October 30, 2020

JOB TITLE: Social Counselor 2/ CHANT Care Coordinator

SALARY RANGE: $2,850.00 Monthly

LOCATION: Bedford County Health Department

140 Dover Street

Shelbyville, TN 37160

DIVISION: South Central Region

BUREAU: Health Services

JOB SUMMARY: The position of Social Counselor 2 is to provide care coordination for pregnant and postpartum women/adolescents, children from birth to twenty one (21), and children with special health care needs from birth to age twenty one (21). Service may be provided in a variety of settings, i.e., office, home, or a predetermined locations. Job duties include providing a comprehensive screening and assessment with the family to determine the needs/pathways of care. Additional duties include providing education and connecting families with community resources to address their needs as well as communicating care plans and goals. The Social Counselor proactively tracks patients as they go to and from clinical care to communities. Planning and participating in community outreach events to promote services and provide information is also an essential function of the job. Additional job duties may be assigned by the supervisor.


  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Must be organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Must be dependable and punctual
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision on assigned tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree AND one year of professional experience in one or a combination of the following: health care for children or adolescent populations; social work; or social or psychological counseling, including, but not limited to, mental health, correctional, or behavioral rehabilitation counseling; or one year of experience in early intervention and/or service coordination with individuals with disabilities in an educational, social services or medical setting. Ideal candidate is bi-lingual in Spanish/English. Must possess a valid TN Driver's License and be able to successfully complete drug screen, physical, and background check


Bedford county health department

140 Dover Street

Shelbyville, TN 37160

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