Manager V, Social Services Case Management
The County of Prince George Social Services Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Manager V, Social Services Case Management. This position will be responsible for supervising Child Protective Services Investigations/Family Assessments, CPS Ongoing and Prevention programs; training and supervising social work staff; assigning cases and managing caseloads; overseeing the preparation and maintenance of files and records; preparing reports.
Possess an extensive knowledge of the laws, policies and procedures governing Child Protective Services and Child Welfare best practices, casework supervision and staff development and retention; thorough knowledge of the philosophy, objectives, practices and techniques of social work and counseling; thorough knowledge of community resources for social services.
Provide direct supervision, hiring and training to staff screening reports for child abuse and neglect, conducting family assessments and investigations ,completing CPS ongoing and Prevention case management and possess the skills to perform those duties as needed review of staff casework practice, documentation, appeals, FAPT and other child and family-related team meetings; work collaboratively with other child welfare programs on the transfer of cases across program areas; manage challenging client situations, handle after-hours emergencies and respond to community questions and concerns; gather and summarize statistical data related to program outcomes and community needs and other statistics as required to support programmatic functions and needs; ability to plan, organize, assign and supervise the work of staff; ability to communicate ideas effectively orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, officials, associates and various parties to cases; and manage the Promoting Safe and Stable grant.
Participate in agency workgroups to ensure accuracy and compliance with program requirements and to promote the agency’s strategic plan; represent the agency in local collaborations, such as MDT; participate in regional and state collaborative meetings and workgroups; provide education to the community on Child Protective Services and Child Welfare. Participate in agency sponsored community event as needed.