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SC Department of Public Safety CWS Case Manager Supervisor - Family Preservation (Human Services Coordinator I) / 61055763 in Lancaster County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

Do you have a passion to provide meaningful contributions to your community? Would you like to be part of an organization whose central mission is helping to protect, stabilize and strengthen the lives of South Carolina's children, families, and vulnerable adults? If so, the SC Department of Social Services has the right job opportunity for you!

We're looking for an enthusiastic Child Welfare Services Case Manager Supervisor for our Lancaster County office who plans and organizes the work for the Child Welfare Services, Child Welfare Services Family Preservation Unit. Duties and responsibilities are governed by broad program instructions, objectives, and policies.

The CWS Case Manager Supervisor directs unit work activities. Plans and implements organization structure for area of responsibility; provides supervision and completes performance appraisals for staff; provides input into the development of Agency policy, process, and procedures.

Ensures uniform interpretation, application and implementation of policies, rules and regulations by staff. Provides training to staff directly and indirectly; provides consultation to staff on difficult or problematic case situations; determines and prioritizes training needs for the unit.

Ensures timely and accurate preparation and submission of various reports and other information; establishes unit goals and objectives based upon Agency priorities.

Plans and implements the knowledge and skills development of staff through individual group conferences; reviews and monitors case material and related data to ensure Agency standards and priorities are met.

Assigns caseloads and other work related to responsibilities.

Attends meetings and coordinates with various public and private organizations by developing collaborative efforts to more effectively serve the community and families.

Ensures CAPSS data is entered timely and reviews data on CAPSS system to ensure compliance requirements.

Performs Emergency Welfare Services to include American Red Cross Sheltering and Disaster SNAP services as needed.

All South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) Employees are expected to Adopt, Implement, and Promote the Published Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles, While Employed by the Agency.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

A Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Social Welfare, or Behavioral Science and one (1) year of professional experience in Human Services or Social Service programs.

A Bachelor's Degree in any other field and two (2) years of professional experience in Human Services or Social Service programs.

A Master's Degree in Social Work, Social Welfare, or Behavioral Science.

A Master's Degree in any other field and one (1) year of professional experience in Human Services or Social Service programs.

Knowledge of casework practices and interviewing techniques. Knowledge of legal principles and practices. Knowledge of investigative, techniques, principles, and practices. Knowledge of services available from the community and other public and private programs. Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws or regulations pertaining to social service programs. Ability to organize and maintain a caseload. Ability to exercise discretion in interpreting and applying established objectives. Ability to supervise the work of subordinates. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, other state agencies, the private sector and the general public. Must have good skills on interpersonal relationships, organizing, problem solving, controlling and personal resilience is imperative. Ability to converse effectively with clients and staff.

Preferred Qualifications

A Bachelor's or Master's degree in a Social Work or Social Welfare Program accredited by the Council on accredited institution, plus experience as a professional Social Worker.

Additional Comments

This application for employment with the SC Department of Social Services must be completed in its entirety. *A resume may be included; but shall not be substituted in lieu of the completion of this application in part or in whole. "See Resume" is not acceptable information for the completion of any part of the requirements of this application. *If such is submitted, this employment application will be considered incomplete and may not be forwarded as eligible for consideration to hiring managers.

Must have a valid drivers’ license and access to motor vehicle. Ability to enter information into computer; ability to lift up to 30 pounds. Ability to access client homes and other buildings.

If you certify, by completion and submission of this application, that you possess educational credentials that qualify you for the available DSS positions, you will be required to provide a certified official transcript, if you are selected for job offer.

*DIVISION: *Family Preservation / Lancaster County

Salary: $33,494.00 - $61,975.00 Annually

Location: Lancaster County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 112189

Closing: 4/14/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

Residency Requirement: No

Class Code: GA15

Position Number: 61055763

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 5

Hiring Range - Min.: $36,844.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $47,734.00

Opening Date: 04/08/2021

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: All applicants must apply online. All correspondence from DSS Human Resources will be made through electronic mail, unless otherwise indicated.

Veteran Preference Statement: South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Social Services

Address: 1535 Confederate Avenue Extension Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

Phone: 803-898-7315 ext. 2