Position:Social Work Supervisor III – CPS
Opening Date:September 11, 2023
Closing Date:September 25, 2023
An employee in this class provides supervision to a staff of social workers providing direct and/or indirect services to clients. The employee assigns cases to subordinates, coordinates work flow, and supervises staff through case review and consultation which requires the provision of substantial and recurring technical direction. Work involves interpreting and understanding polices, rules, and regulations and making sure they are followed. Employee should possess the ability to react to crisis situations with stable and consistent decisions. Work is constantly changing and the SWS III must lead staff in a way that helps them to accept change and appreciate differences. Work will involve participation in hiring, disciplinary actions and handling personnel matters in conjunction with the Social Worker Program Manager and Director.
• Trains social workers and child welfare support staff through interpreting policy materials, laws and federal regulations.
• Attends personnel training for improving supervisory skills.
• Assigns cases and reviews all staff activities to ensure accuracy.
• Makes screening decisions using policies, rules, and applicable laws.
• Participates in court related matters.
• Maintains a stable and consistent response during crisis situations.
• Responsible for planning of services, activities, and goals for team/unit while providing continuous assessment and planning.
• Engages in the disciplinary process when work or conduct is not adequate or appropriate.
• Constantly assesses the effectiveness and efficiency with which programs operate.
• Maintains accurate records and statistical information regarding unit activity.
• Prepares and submits monthly reports; monitor compliance with rules, laws, and policies.
• Participate in Child & Family Team meetings and could facilitate such meetings.
• Master’s degree in social work and two years of directly related experience; or
• Bachelor’s degree in social work and three years of directly related experience; or
• Master’s degree in a human services field and three years of directly related experience; or
• Bachelor’s degree in a human services field and five years of directly related experience; or
• An equivalent combination of training and experience.
Applications may be filed online at www.alexandercountync.gov or by mail to Alexander County Human Resources, 621 Liledoun Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681.