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SOCIAL WORK SUPERVISOR III - 40001482

Date: Nov 17, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

DEPARTMENT:       

DSS (Social Services)

DATE POSTED:            

November 17, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

November 27, 2021

SALARY MIN:  

$58,541

SALARY MAX:

$105,374

POSITION NUMBER:            

40001482

JOB TYPE:  

Full-Time

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Supervises a unit of Social Workers in the Foster Care Permanency Planning Unit that provides services to children in the legal custody of the Department of Social Services who require family reunification, adoption, or termination of parental rights. This position will perform managerial duties such as performance appraisals, hiring and staff development. Represents the agency at local and State meetings and ensures the overall operation of the unit.

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

  • Must possess a comprehensive knowledge of principles, methods, and techniques of social work, including a broad knowledge of child welfare policies and procedures.
  • knowledge of NC laws, policies and regulations relating to foster care, adoption, and licensing requirements; and knowledge of the judicial system needed.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills 
  • Ability to teach, plan, organize and schedule management functions.
  • Ability to deal effectively with the public and other community agencies desired.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Requires an MSW degree from an accredited school of social work and two years of social work or counseling experience; or an MA degree in counseling field and three years of social work or counseling experience; or a BA/BS degree in a human services field or related curriculum, including at least 15 semester hours of courses related to social work, or counseling or four years of social work or counseling experience; or graduation from a four year college or university and five years of experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling, or related human service field providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work, or community organization; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh