JOB OPENING!

Title: Ongoing Supervisor
Classification: Child Welfare Casework Supervisor 2 # 06017
Immediate Supervisor: Executive Director
Positions Supervised: Family Support Services Caseworker
Overtime: Exempt
Under general direction, the Family Support Services Unit Supervisor is responsible for supervision and monitoring of all social service activities in the program areas of Protective Service.
SUPERVISION AND MONITORING OF CASEWORK ACTIVITIES
Protective Unit:
* Assigns new cases to casework staff when transferred from Intake Unit.
* Ensures the development of case plans for all families; monitors the implementation of plans, evaluates worker delivery of direct services. Reviews each case with caseworker in formalized planning session, monthly (minimally).
* Provides consultation to staff in making individual case decisions.
* Approves pursuit of temporary custody, permanent custody, to remove a child from the home, or to return a child to the natural family.
* Maintains systems to track cases, service/treatment plans, and services delivered via case record evaluations, agency/state-wide information tracking systems, etc. Keeps accurate records and reports. Tracks cases to ensure agency compliance with the Ohio Administrative Code; Federal and State laws; and agency policies and procedures. Participates in all ODJFS compliance and review activities via annual monitoring process.
* Holds regular planning and assessment conferences with each staff member supervised.
* Evaluates the performance of all employees annually.
* Holds unit meetings to communicate program, policy, or procedural changes and to discuss pertinent issues.
* Assesses staff training needs and participates in arranging appropriate training opportunities.
PROGRAM PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION
* Provides staff development programming; needs assessment; coordinates implementation of staff development activities.
* Develops policies and formalization in policy manuals or handbooks.
* Develops new in-agency program components.
* Evaluates regular program activities for program revision.
IN-AGENCY MANAGEMENT
Participates in interviews with prospective employees; makes recommendations regarding hiring of applicants.
* Evaluates program staffing needs and makes recommendations for addition or reduction of employees in applicable units.
* Conducts staff meetings and training sessions.
Participates in administrative and/or court reviews or intra-agency staffing on cases carried by those units supervised.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND COORDINATION OF SERVICES
Serves as agency representative on various community Boards and Committees, as requested.
Serves as liaison with community social service agencies for inter-agency program agreements, contracts, compacts.
Participates in development of community programs.
* Participates in agency back-up on-call rotation.
Performs other administrative and supervisory activities as delegated by the Agency Director.
MISCELLANEOUS DUTIES
Attends meetings and serves on temporary committees, as requested.
*Attends staff meetings, unit meetings, unit briefings, regular supervisory conferences, agency committees and staff training.
Annually provides four hours of service to agency sponsored events.
Maintains and increases knowledge and skills through attendance at meetings, conferences, training seminars and in-service training sessions.
Conducts field observations on staff.
Performs additional duties and assignments, as required.
QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and/or a related field, master’s preferred, and at least three (3) years direct CSB experience plus related administrative/ supervisory social service experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and pertinent experience. Valid Ohio driver’s license, state minimum vehicle insurance and acceptable driving record. An individual who poses a direct threat to the health and safety of himself/herself or others in the workplace will be deemed not qualified for this position.
*Demonstrates an ability to work within various computer software programs, such as Microsoft Windows, Access, Excel and PowerPoint and state-wide tracking information systems.
WORKING CONDITIONS
Position requires frequent travel within the agency. Ability to lift and/or transfer up to forty (40) pounds. May be required to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends. May be exposed to dangerous or threatening working conditions requiring the ability to respond appropriately.
* Denotes an essential function of the job

INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD SUBMIT THEIR RESUME TO DAN DOWNES AT DAN.DOWNES@JFS.OHIO.GOV NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 13TH, 2019 AT 4:30PM