November 19, 2014
Position # 191-40-503
Social Work Supervisor III/Children Services Unit
HERTFORD COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
*INTERNAL POSTING FOR ACTIVE HERTFORD COUNTY EMPLOYEES ONLY*
POSITION: SOCIAL WORK SUPERVISOR III/CHILDREN SERVICES UNIT
PAY GRADE: 19 SALARY RANGE: $42,484.00 – $54,168.00
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
Planning – Work involves reviewing program objectives and service delivery needs with staff and formulating specific goals and objectives for the assigned program area. Employees provide input to higher-level management on short-range planning needs for staff or unit.
Organizing and Directing – Employees assign cases to staff and maintain workload balance. Employees make changes in work procedures to meet program demands and present recommendations to management on issues which impact on programmatic goals, objectives and policies.
Budgeting – Employees are minimally involved in the development, justification, or allocation of funds. Employees may manage a small unit budget necessary for staff administrative expenditures.
Training – Employees provide on-the-job training for staff and make arrangements for staff to receive formal training when offered.
Setting Work Standards – Employees ensure that policies, rules and regulations are followed. Employees explain and implement changes when necessary.
Reviewing Work – Employees monitor the work of subordinate staff through case reviews, progress reports, conferences and informal discussions to assure compliance with operational standards and established policies.
Counseling and Disciplining – Employees discuss problems with staff and issue initial oral warnings for disciplinary action.
Performing Other Personnel Functions – Employees interview applicants for positions supervised and make recommendations to higher level management on hiring decisions. Employees provide input on discussions concerning promotions and salary adjustments for individuals supervised. Employees participate in subordinate’s performance evaluation and approve leave requests.
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 in social work from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of directly related experience; or a bachelor’s degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of directly related experience; or a master’s degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of directly related experience; or a bachelor’s degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and four years of directly related experience; or a bachelor’s degree from an appropriately accredited institution and five years of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Qualified applicants must submit a completed State application (PD-107) and a copy of the college transcript (required) by 5pm on December 3, 2014 to:
Leah Craddock, Human Resources/Risk Manager
Hertford County Manager’s Office
P. O. Box 116, 704 N. King Street
Winton, NC 27986