Description of Work:
The primary purpose of this position is the supervision and management of a wide range of adult, family and children’s services. This position is requires the provision of leadership, direct involvement in operational matters, and short and long range planning of social work and other related services. Work also involves the ongoing review of programs, quality assurance of services, compliance with standards, and ongoing supervision of unit supervisors and clinical social work program.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of methods and principles of casework supervision and training. Must have a thorough knowledge of State, Federal and County guidelines, policies, and procedures relevant to services, as well as a sound knowledge base in laws and appellant decisions relevant to child welfare. Must have knowledge of service functions and tasks specific to all service programs, including adoptions, foster care, intake protective services, family planning, problem pregnancy, health support, Community Alternative Program, personal care, rest home licensure, clinical social work, day care, personal and family counseling, in-home aide services, and all other supportive and preventive services. Must have a well-founded base in social work theory, adult learning theory, child development, mental disorders, psychosocial assessment, systems theories, family dynamics, group dynamics, community organization theory, deviant behaviors, as well as a knowledge base in individual and group therapy, including treatment methods, techniques, and means of influencing change. Must also have a thorough knowledge of planning the programmatical and operational goals within the Agency’s network of services to families and children.
Please mention you learned of this employment opportunity on the Careers In Government website.
Burke County applications can be obtained at the Human Resources office during regular business hours at the address listed above or at the following webpage:
application by 5:00 PM on the closing date to Burke County Human Resources.
The application document should provide a complete work history, including a detailed and thorough list of job duties. College transcripts are needed to assist in qualifying applicants. Legible unofficial and/or copied transcripts accepted. Credit will only be given for information provided in response to this announcement. No additional information will be solicited; therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience.
Burke County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services.