Vacancy – Social Work Supervisor II (closing 8/7/12)
POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
POSITION TITLE: Hertford County Department of Social Services
Social Work Supervisor II
SALARY RANGE: $35,631 – $55,229
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: See Attached
RECRUITMENT END DATE: August 7, 2012
SPECIALIZED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: See Attached
STARTING DATE: As soon as possible
Qualified Hertford County employees may submit a completed state application (PD-107) and a copy of the college transcript (required) to:
Hertford County DSS Director’s Office
P. O. Box 116
Winton, NC 27986
Qualified Non-Hertford County employees must submit a completed state application (PD-107) and a copy of the college transcript (required) to:
Employment Security Commission (ESC)
(Contact ESC for further information and referral).
109 Community College Rd.
Ahoskie, NC 27910
Phone # 252-332-2431
Applicants may apply online at www.ncesc.com, report to any ESC office or call to request applications. AA/EOE
SOCIAL WORK SUPERVISOR II
Community Alternatives Programs (CAP)/Child Day Care (CDC)/Medical Transportation (MT)
Primary Purpose of Position:
This position is directly responsible for the effective operation of the Community Alternatives Programs (CAP/DA, CAP/C, CAP/Choice), Child Day Care (including Smart Start), and Medical/Medicaid Transportation. The primary role is to support, review and evaluate the work of assigned staff and to ensure that systems and practices provide clients with responsive services. The CAP program provides an alternative to clients that would normally be placed in a nursing home, so they can remain in their home. The Child Care Subsidy program assists parents in need of child care services to maintain employment or participate in educational activities or Work First Employment activities. The Medical Transportation (MT) Program assist Medicaid eligible clients in obtaining services covered by Medicaid and clients covered by other medical transportation funding sources, including Elderly & Handicapped, Social Security disability determinations and others. Supervisor is responsible for managing operational budgets for CAP, Child Day Care, and Medical Transportation, and provides training and guidance to eight staff: The CAP Unit consists of four (4) Social Workers, the Child Day Care Unit consists of two (2) Social Workers, and the Medical Transportation Unit consists of one (1) Social Worker, and one (1) Processing Assistant IV.
The work requires precision, exactness, and accuracy in the computation of figures, especially in fiscal matters. It is essential that program policy and guidelines are interpreted accurately in order that services can be appropriately and efficiently provided.
The Supervisor utilizes state databases, state automated systems and reports and monitors Child Care subsidy and Smart Start funds monthly to ensure that the agency does not overspend the budgeted allocations.
This supervisor may rotate after-hours Adult Protective Services coverage is available for consultation with the on-call social worker who takes, screens out and/or investigates reports of adult neglect and abuse.
Supervisor’s duties also include opening, operating and supervising staff for emergency shelters when required by disasters in our county or surrounding areas. Supervisor receives Red Cross training and Incident Command System Training and assists in operating Special Medical Needs Shelter.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Knowledge of methods and principles of casework supervision and training. Considerable knowledge of social work principles, techniques and practices and their application to specific casework and community problems. Considerable knowledge of behavioral and socioeconomic problems and their treatment and governmental and private organizations and community resources. Considerable knowledge of the laws, regulations and policies which govern social work programs. Ability to supervise, train, or orient lower-level social workers, students, interns, or other staff. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work effectively.
Minimum Training and Experience Requirements - Master’s degree from an accredited school of social work and one year of social work or counseling experience; or a bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of social work and two years of social work or counseling experience; or a master’s degree in a counseling field and two years of social work or counseling experience; or four-year degree in a human services field and three years of social work or counseling; or graduation from a four-year college or university and four years of experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling, or a related human services field providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work, or community organization; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.