Social Work Supervisor-Burke County CPS

Work Type
Family and Children’s Services

Position Number


Closing Date
February 12, 2021
Posted January 27, 2021

Agency Name
Burke County

Work County

Job Location
700 E. Parker Road
North Carolina
Job Description

Title:                      Social Work Supervisor III- Child Protective Services 1875                                                              1.21.2021           Salary:                  $50,477.74       Pay Grade 27 Department:      Social Services Closing Date:     February 12, 2021       Description of Work: The primary responsibilities of this position are to plan, organize, direct, train, monitor and evaluate a team of Child Protective Services social work staff and work processes to provide child protective services to families and children in Burke County and that the services provided are consistent with federal and state laws, administrative rules and regulations and state policies that govern child protective services in North Carolina. Knowledge and Skill Requirements: Supervisor in this position should have considerable knowledge in the methods and principles of supervision and social work administration as well as social work principles, techniques, and treatment modalities and practices and their application to specific casework and community problems:
  • Working knowledge of private and governmental community resources and ways in which these may assist clients
  • Thorough knowledge of Federal/State Child Welfare laws, the judicial system, Federal, State, and local policies, relating to Family and Child Welfare Services
  • Possess knowledge of physical and behavioral indicators of child abuse, neglect and dependency
  • Aware of the dynamics of these households in order to best supervise the staff working with these families
  • Knowledge of interviewing techniques and their applications
  Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
  • Master’s degree from an accredited school of social work and two (2+) years of social work or counseling experience; or Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of Social Work and three (3+) years of social work or counseling experience; or Master's degree in a Counseling field and three (3+) years of social work or counseling experience; or 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 four (4+) years of social work or counseling experience; or Graduation from a four-year college or university and five (5+) years of experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling, or a related human services field providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work, or community organization; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Special Requirements: Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license.   Application Process:   Burke County applications can be obtained at the Human Resources office, located at 200 Avery Ave., Morganton, NC 28655 Monday through Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm, or online at:  Submit application by 5:00 PM on the closing date to Burke County Human Resources. Burke County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, genetic information, or disability in employment or the provision of services.  
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