Social Work Program Manager

Work Type
Family and Children’s Services

Position Number
5310-24-525

Salary
$62,476.51-$65,639.38

Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Posted September 20, 2022


Agency Name
Lenoir County DSS

Work County
Lenoir

Job Contact
Tonya Branch 252-559-6366

Job Location
130 W. King Street
Kinston
North Carolina
28501
Job Description

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The primary purpose of this position is the management and overall supervision of the Child Welfare Division which provides protective services for juveniles that are abused, neglected or dependent. These services include assessments, in-home services, adoption, and foster care services. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Considerable 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. Skill in supervising, training, or orienting 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 three years of social work or counseling experience, two of which was in a supervisory capacity; or a bachelor's degree from an accredited school of social work and four years of social work or counseling experience, two of which were in a supervisory capacity; or a master's degree in a counseling field and four years of social work or counseling experience, two of which were in a supervisory capacity; or a four-year degree in a human services field or related curriculum including at least 15 semester hours in courses related to social work or counseling and five years of social work or counseling experience, two of which were in a supervisory capacity; or graduation from a four-year college or university and six years of experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling, or a related human services field providing experience in techniques of casework, group work, or community organization, two of which were in a supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
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