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JOB POSTINGS FOR RUTHERFORD COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

 

How to apply?

A State Application, PD-107, must be submitted by 5 pm on the closing date to:

 

Rutherford County DSS

PO Box 242

389 Fairground Road

Spindale, NC  28160

828 287-6283 Phone

Attn:  Luann Hoyle Butler

FAX to:  828-288-3406

Email:  luann.butler@rutherfordcountync.gov

 

Rutherford County provides eligible employees with a competitive benefits package including paid health and dental insurance, paid holidays, and other optional benefits.

 

If you are interested in the position and possess the basic requirements for the position as stated above, please submit a PD-107 State Application Form.  If you have applied within the last six months, your application will be considered. 


Rutherford County DSS is not responsible for failure to receive faxed applications. Please take a moment to ensure your transmission was received.

 

Employee may be called upon in case of disaster, either natural or man-made, to serve the citizens of Rutherford County.  This service, if required, will take precedence over duties described in this position vacancy announcement.

 

Selection Process will include a structured interview.  Applications will be reviewed; structured interview evaluations will be studied; educational and work experience histories will be considered.  After careful evaluation of the above-mentioned criteria, the appointing authority will appoint the applicant who in the judgement of the appointing authority is best suited for the position.

 

SOCIAL WORK SUPERVISOR III - CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES

Position #:  531027

Salary:  $46,044/Annually

Posting Date:  May 12, 2016

Closing Date:  May 23, 2016

 

Position Responsibilities
Supervise a team of Social Workers responsible for the provision of services in the Family and Children’s Services Division.  Although this position will be assigned to supervise one CPS team, the scope of supervision also includes: after-hours on-call supervision and rotating after-hours supervision, intake and assessments.  Work involves reviewing program objectives and service delivery mandates with staff and ensuring appropriate case oversight including formulation of case goals, objectives and decisions.  This position is responsible for all activities outlined in the RCDSS Supervision Manual, participating in Child and Family Team Conferences, monitoring cases for compliance with State program policies and State and federal program mandates, participation with the agency Quality Assurance Program, collaboration with community agencies and institutions.  Work involves supervising other teams and/or individuals as needed.  Work also requires oversight of court cases, working with the agency attorney, defense attorneys, guardian’s ad litem, and court personnel.  This position requires strong knowledge of and commitment to social work ethics and values, RCDSS ethics and values, and NCDHHS/DSS ethics and values.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of methods and principles of casework supervision and training.  Considerable knowledge of social work principles, techniques and practices and their application to specific casework and community problems.  Considerable knowledge of behavioral and socioeconomic problems and their treatment and governmental and private organizations and community resources.  Considerable knowledge of the laws, regulations and policies which govern social work programs.  Ability to supervise, train, and orient lower-level social workers, students, interns, and/or other staff.  Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work effectively.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Master’s degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of directly related experience; or a bachelor’s degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of directly related experience; or a master’s degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of directly related experience; or a bachelor’s degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and four years of directly related experience; or a bachelor’s degree from an appropriately accredited institution and five years of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements
Copies of final transcripts from accredited school showing date degree awarded must be submitted with application.  Must have a valid driver’s license and be in compliance with the Rutherford County’s insurance regulations.  Must have access to a vehicle.