Social Work Supervisor
Marathon County’s Social Service Department is recruiting for a full-time Social Work Supervisor to oversee the Children’s Long Term Support and Comprehensive Community Services programs. Position supervises professional staff, with the support of a lead worker, who provide a variety of case management services to children with severe mental health issues and/or disabilities and their families. Focus of programming is to support children in living in a thriving and safe environment in the homes of their families, at times in collaboration with child protective services staff.
Responsibilities may include: monitoring department activities to ensure compliance to policy and procedures; approving expenditures; coordination of contracted services; responding to client issues; preparation of reports; developing programming; making hiring and termination recommendations; assigning tasks and responsibilities; and completing performance evaluations. Work is performed with considerable latitude for independent action and in an environment that champions a positive culture. Position is an integral part of the agency’s management team and reports to the Child Welfare Manager.
Bachelor’s degree from an approved college or university in Social Work or closely related field, and 2 years human services supervisory experience preferred; OR equivalent combination of closely related education and experience required. Certification as a Social Worker required; Master’s degree in related area preferred.
NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a driver’s license and a driving record that meets County standards; OR ability to obtain reliable transportation.