Bargaining Unit: Local 1021 - Social Services First Line Supervisors Unit
The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) is recruiting to fill Social Work Supervisor II vacancies.
Social Work Supervisor IIs assign and direct the work of a unit of social workers and technical support staff who are engaged in providing social casework services such as: complex adult protective services cases; conservatorship; adoptions; care management for frail elders and adults with disabilities; foster home and institutional placements; and children’s protective services. They oversee child safety and meet legal mandates; perform complex case consultations; conduct individual and group conferences with subordinate staff and advise them on departmental policies and procedures; as well as handle personnel issues. In addition, they plan, develop, and implement induction and in-service programs; plan and modify the content of staff training programs; and ensure compliance with State mandated programs, policies, and procedures.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following:
Ability to time manage activities
Collaborative working relationships private and public
Work in legal settings
Locating and administering resources for clienteleCharacteristics of the ideal candidate:
Engaging with very diverse population
Staff Coaching skills
To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr. The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for twelve months.
TENTATIVE EXAM DATES
Tentative Exam: February 21, 2018
License: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s license. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license will be accepted during the application process.
Education: Possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in 1) Social Work; 2) Gerontology; or 3) Counseling or Psychology with a specialization in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling based on a two year program.
Experience: Three (3) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) complex and specialized social casework experience in a public or private human services agency equivalent to a Contra Costa County Social Worker III or the assessment of risk to children or adults and participation in Juvenile or Superior Court proceedings.
Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying.
Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination.
Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. (Weighted 100%)
The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.
Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list.
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