CWS Social Work Supervisor

Work Type
Directors and Program Managers, Family and Children’s Services

Position Number

$59,846 - $80,792

Closing Date
March 15, 2021
Posted March 1, 2021

Agency Name
New Hanover County

Work County
New Hanover

Job Location
North Carolina
Job Description

Essential Duties New Hanover County Department of Social Services is seeking experienced a Social Work Supervisor for the Foster Care program.  This position is responsible for supervising the daily performance and activities of social workers.  Duties include assigning and evaluating work; monitoring the progress of assigned cases; processing immediate risk situations to children; making appropriate custody decisions; and reviewing case documentation to ensure adherence to state standards. The department of social services is a part of New Hanover County's consolidated human services agency, with roughly 500 dedicated professionals seeking to serve the citizens of our county through providing essential human services.  The department is a part of a dynamic, professional county organization with a clear vision as a vibrant, prosperous, diverse coastal community, committed to building a sustainable future for generations to come.  Ideal candidates for the department of social services have excellent customer service, organizational and computer skills, the ability to problem solve and make critical decisions and above all, an overwhelming desire to serve the citizens of our county. New Hanover County is dedicated to the recruitment and recognition of a talented and diverse workforce that is committed to public service. Our shared values of professionalism, innovation, integrity, stewardship and accountability guide the way we conduct ourselves and deliver services to our customers.  Supported by the work of our Office of Diversity and Equity, New Hanover County celebrates diversity in our employees’ backgrounds, beliefs, identities, and abilities, while supporting growth opportunities for all. Our talented team has a passion for providing care and services that effect change on the everyday lives of the citizens they encounter. The differences that unite us are a reflection of the community we serve.   If this sounds like an organization that models the values you uphold, we invite you to join our team at New Hanover County.   Minimum Qualifications MSW from an accredited school of social work and 3 years of professional social work experience; or a BSW from an accredited school of social work and 4 years of professional social work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Supervisory experience and experience working at a department of social services preferred. Must have good driving record and own transportation.   Licenses/Certifications NC Driver's License.   Hours:  8AM-5PM weekdays.  Must be available to work during emergency situations. Compensation The hiring range for this position is $59,846 - $80,792 + a competitive benefits package.  Salary is negotiable within the hiring range, depending on qualifications. Please visit our careers site at for more information about our benefits.  
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