Social Worker Supervisor III – Child Welfare
Family and Children’s Services
January 17, 2023
Posted January 4, 2023
Alamance County Social Services
319 N. Graham-Hopedale Rd., Suite C
Job Purpose The primary purpose of this position will be to provide Supervision and Training for the Child Protective Services/Foster Care and Adoptions teams. Duties include planning, case assignment, coordination of workflow, case review and consultation; staff training, resolving problems and ensuring that quality services are provided to the community. The successful candidate will have a considerable knowledge of laws, regulations and policies which are applicable. Responsibilities To be effective in this position you must have a thorough knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to complex casework, group work and community problems.
- Provides supervision and managerial functions including planning, organizing/directing, training, setting work standards, reviewing work, counseling and disciplining and performing other personnel functions for lower-level social workers, students, interns and other staff members.
- Must often work with complex and involved family dynamics, acute to severe medical and/or emotional disorders and mental illnesses that the client may possess as well as handle emergencies and crises as they arise-on an almost daily basis.
- Serves a rotational on-call and back up schedule for emergency situations involving the need to be available after hours for child welfare needs.