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SOCIAL WORKER PROGRAM MANAGER - 40006900

Date: Sep 8, 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:       

Social Services (DSS)

DATE POSTED:            

September 8, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

September 18, 2021

SALARY MIN:  

$62,639

SALARY MAX:

$112,750

POSITION NUMBER:            

40006900

JOB TYPE:  

Full-Time

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Manages the delivery of a comprehensive Child Protective Services Program within the Department of Social Services. Supervisory tasks include, but are not limited to policy development, program planning, budget preparation and supervision of Child Protective Services Investigative Assessment Supervisors. Serves as an agency liaison with designated committee and interagency groups as well as the information specialist and public relations consultant with local media. Candidates should have the demonstrated ability to work in collaboration with a diverse group of individuals and community partners. Considerable knowledge of Child Welfare laws and the methods and principles of casework supervision and training is essential. Candidates should possess skills in leadership, strategic planning, creative thinking, program evaluation, and relationship-building.

 

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.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Requires 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.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Requires a valid North Carolina driver’s license with a three-year acceptable driving record and a vehicle.

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh