Salary: $6,968 - 8,809 / Month
Paid holidays, excellent benefits and CalPERS retirement!
The County of Santa Cruz offers a generous benefits package which includes annual leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits!
In addition to the competitive wages, Social Work Supervisors may receive an additional five percent (5%) hourly increase when assigned by the Human Services Director to work in the Family and Children's Services or Adult Protective Services Divisions.
THE POSITION: Under general direction, to plan, organize, supervise and review the work of social workers; and to do other work as required. The supervisor will be responsible for formulating and carrying out the most responsible and difficult casework; overseeing interagency coordination around complex cases; providing consultation to social workers in the areas of abuse and neglect of children or dependent adults; developing controls to accomplish work within framework of established laws, policies, procedures and priorities; reviewing and approving case summaries and service plans; assisting subordinates in developing and improving social work skills; scheduling emergency and on call coverage and providing back-up response and consultation services; evaluating potential clients for program eligibility and making difficult decisions to accept and/or terminate clients from the program.
Live, work and play in beautiful Santa Cruz County!
The County's natural beauty spans from its coastal beaches to its redwood forests. The County also has excellent shopping throughout the local communities and features a lively downtown area in the City of Santa Cruz.
THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be:
Training and experience equivalent to a Master's Degree in Social Work or a Master's Degree from a two-year counseling program from an accredited college, AND two years of social casework experience comparable to a Senior Social Worker in Santa Cruz County.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Positions in this class require a valid California Class C Driver License or the employee must be able to provide suitable transportation which is approved by the appointing authority.