Manager III, Social Services Case Management
The County of Prince George Social Services Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Manager III, Social Services Case Management. This advertisement is for the recruitment of multiple positions – CPS Case manager and In-Home Case manager. These positions will be assigned to the CPS/Prevention Team with the responsibility of assessing client needs; counseling and assisting clients; determining available programs and services; preparing and maintaining files and records; preparing reports.
Provide case management to a combined caseload of child protective services ongoing and foster care prevention cases (in-home services); make referrals and coordinate services with community partners; Complete face to face interviews to assess progress in services; Conduct Child Protective Services family assessment of child abuse and neglect complaints on cases open to preservation as needed (In-Home). Thorough knowledge of social, economic and health problems; thorough knowledge of social institutions and the methods of the helping process; thorough knowledge of child abuse, policies and procedures; thorough knowledge of intervention and treatment techniques; general knowledge of individual and group behavior; ability to identify social problems and needs to assess the ability of individuals and families to utilize services in problem-solving; some knowledge of safety measures for protection of self in hostile situations; ability to plan and organize work and to understand and interpret laws, policies and regulations; ability to communicate and establish effective working relationships with clients, associates, other professional and technical staff, social agencies and the general public; ability to prepare reports and maintain records. Provide rotating coverage for child welfare on-call by being available after hours by phone or responding in person as needed according to state law and local policy and procedures.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in social work, human services or related field and considerable local agency social work experience.