Social Work Supervisor III – CPS

Work Type
Child Support Enforcement

$56,797 - $88,039

Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Posted January 26, 2024

Agency Name
Burke County DSS

Work County

Job Contact
Burke County Human Resources 828-764-9080

Job Location
700 E Parker Rd.
North Carolina
Job Description

Description of Work:  This position provides direct supervision to a team of Child Protective Services social workers responsible for responding allegations of abuse, neglect, or dependency of children. The supervisor is responsible for ensuring that CPS reports are responded to within the required time frames while also ensuring staff understand and comply with state and federal guidelines. Additional duties include the coordination of work flow, case assignment, identifying and arranging for staff training needs, insuring quality of work performance and accurate program implementation. Also included are administrative personnel tasks such as interviewing applicants to fill social work job vacancies, employee work performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, and conducting staff meetings. 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. Supervisor should have a working knowledge of private and governmental community resources and ways in which these may assist clients. The supervisor must have a thorough knowledge of Federal/State Child Welfare laws, the judicial system, Federal, State, and local policies, relating to Family and Child Welfare Services. This position requires an ability to work effectively in a teamwork setting and maintain a cooperative and effective working relationship with team members, agency management and community professionals. Applicants must possess and be able to demonstrate sufficient computer skills. Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Master's degree from an accredited school of social work and  two social work and three years of social work or counseling experience; or a master's degree in a counseling field and three 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 years of social work or counseling; or graduation from a four-year college or university and five 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. **To apply for the position, use the link provided, or visit** 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.
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