Children's Services Social Work Supervisor - E

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Post Date: Jan 13, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $8,798 - $10,998 / Month
Location: US - California - Redwood City
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The San Mateo County's Human Services Agency is seeking a well-qualified individual for the position of Children's Services Social Work Supervisor in the Children and Family Services Branch. The Children's Services Social Work Supervisor plans, assigns, reviews, evaluates the work of a unit of Social Workers and provides direction to subordinate staff. There are currently two vacancies for unit assignment. Children and Family Services unit assignments may include After Hours, Weekend, Intake/Screening, Emergency Response, Court Investigations, Family Maintenance & Reunification, Permanent Placement, AB12, Resource Family Approval, Adoptions and Training.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
•        Review case service plans and court reports
•        Coordinate the workload of the unit with other departmental units providing related services
•        Training staff employee performance, counseling employees and effectively recommend initial corrective action and other personnel decisions
•        Organizing and facilitating conferences with staff to discuss policies, regulations and problems related to social welfare programs
•        Consulting with and providing information to other public and private agencies
•        Training new workers in casework techniques
•        Providing services for the most difficult cases or when unit workload is heavy
•        Attending and participating in policy teams and other Agency meetings
•        Other duties as assigned

Children and Family Services operates on a 24/7 schedule. Some assignments are required to work nights, weekends and holidays. Additionally, this position is subject to on-call shifts. Some shifts may include an 8% differential rate according to the AFSME MOU (link).

The ideal candidate will have:
•        3 years of experience performing a full range of professional Social Worker duties as a Social Worker III
•        Strong leadership skills to direct the work of and motivate a team of social workers
•        Knowledge and experience with the mandates of a child protection services agency, including safety and risk assessment, Emergency Response, Court Investigations, Family Maintenance, Family Reunification, Permanent Placement, Adoption, Resource Family Approval and Extended Foster Care
•        Knowledge of Section 300 of the Welfare and Institutions Code and Juvenile Court Procedures; strong knowledge of CWS/CMS, Safe Measures and SDM
•        Ability to manage multiple, competing project demands

Licensure/Certification: California class C driver license or equivalent.

Education: Completion of a MSW from an accredited college or university that includes an internship.

Substitution: A Master's in a Counseling program emphasizing Marriage, Family and Child Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy that included an internship or supervised field work, AND completion of 1 additional year of qualifying case mgmt/work exp

Experience: Two years of experience performing a full range of professional social worker duties that included responsibility for a long term caseload, development of service/treatment plans, monitoring compliance through home/field calls and other personal contact, modification of treatment plans as needed/required, and authority to impose/recommend sanctions for non-compliance, impacting benefits or services.

Contact Details

City: Redwood City
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 94063
Country: United States