Minimum Qualifications of Education and Experience Benefits Supplemental Questions
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Public Health, Criminal Justice, Business Administration, or related field and three (3) years of full time, paid experience as a social worker, public health nurse, probation officer or related position as listed in the work functions.
Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Public Health, Criminal Justice, Business Administration or related field and two (2) years of full time, paid experience as a social worker, public health nurse, probation officer or related position as listed in the work functions.
Regular and reliable attendance is a necessary component of job/position. Individuals required to use County vehicles and equipment must have a valid driver's license and be free of any major traffic violations for the last three (3) years.
Nature of Work: Supervises assigned Social Services personnel in the administration of designated social service programs; establishes procedures to monitor status of programs; monitors, reviews and evaluates program standards to ensure program goals are met; trains and orientates new staff; interviews clients pertaining to cases involving difficult situations; and performs related work as required. Specific responsibilities include the supervision of social workers in the Youth Behavioral Health Unit which includes child welfare and children's mental health target case management, truancy and clinical services related work.
Examples of Work:
Coordinates the activities and operations of assigned program(s) and staff including making case assignments, staff performance evaluations,
Assists in developing new programs or procedures to meet area needs and client needs
Evaluates and analyzes existing program(s) and implements policies of agency to meet client objectives
Reviews and monitors individual case records to assure compliance with policies, rules and regulations of County, State and Federal agencies
Attends Board meetings, agency committees or other committees as assigned by Director
Assists in developing program goals and objectives and submits plans for approval
Interviews clients involving difficult case situations or complaints
Recommends and authorizes hiring, transfer, suspension, promotion, discharge, assignments, rewards or discipline of employees, direction of the work and adjustment of other employees' grievances on behalf of the employer
Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Considerable knowledge of the principles, techniques and practices of social work and social work supervision
Considerable knowledge of the federal program for social service as expressed in the Social Security Act
Considerable knowledge of the functions of other social service and financial agencies
Considerable knowledge of Federal Legislation: Adoption and Safe Families Act
Considerable knowledge of child foster care and family child care licensing rules
Thorough knowledge of the state social-welfare program
Knowledge of social and economic problems
Knowledge of the laws relevant to social service programs
Knowledge of professional literature
Ability to supervise and direct the work of others
Ability to evaluate performance and stimulate growth
Ability to organize effectively and efficiently
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, clients and community in general
Persons with disabilities: the above is a general listing of job duties. Essential and non-essential functions may vary by individual position. Reasonable accommodations may be available for both essential and non-essential job duties.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
In compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act, the following represents the Physical and Environmental Demands:
An Equal Opportunity Employer