Social Worker Supervisor – Adult Protection
Brown County Health and Human Services offers exciting challenges, personal growth opportunities and a chance to make a difference, all while preserving a strong work-life balance. As an employee, you will have the opportunity to serve individuals and families within your own community. Come and see all that Brown County has to offer!
Our Adult Protective Service’s unit is looking for composed, critical thinking and team-oriented individuals to join our team now!
The purpose of this position is to supervise the administration of Federal, State and County programs for people who are considered to be elderly, physically disabled, developmentally disabled and others with coexisting conditions for adult programs, including Adult Protective Services and Long Term Care Behavioral Health responsibilities.
Plans, supervises, coordinates and monitors the work of professional case managers through case consultation in Adult Protective Services and in Community Mental Health Program client areas. Develops and evaluates consumer services, resources, and budget to ensure cost effectiveness and quality of service delivery; participates in public relations, community outreach, and education efforts.
This position works under the direction of the Behavioral Health Clinical Manager.
Participates in the planning, organization and development of service provision that is comprehensive and responsive community based care. Completes scheduling and assignment of work to subordinates; assists in the establishment of job descriptions, approves time cards and personnel forms, approves leave requests; instructs and trains employees in proper methods and procedures; develops and enforces policies and procedures; inspects work in progress and upon completion; interviews and makes recommendations of prospective job candidates; conducts performance evaluations; ensures smooth day to day operations of the programs
Facilitates the establishment of a clear vision, including planning and presentation of strategic annual and unit goals, objectives and outcome measures; assures staff and contracted agent familiarity and performance in relationship to goals and monitors regularly to determine further action steps needed.
Remains abreast of and assures the application of evidence based and best practices in assigned areas and monitors the effectiveness of programs and services.
Selects, assigns, trains, supervises and evaluates assigned staff, assuring coordination, consistency and collaboration in service delivery.
Acts as liaison and maintains positive relations with other department units, community and state groups, and agencies.
Prepares grant applications and pursues new funding initiatives in line with strategic department goals and objectives.
Develops and recommends policy and position statements for assigned programs.
Participates in and facilitates the development of purchase of service contracts, performance and outcomes measures, and oversees utilization management in assigned areas.
Maintains awareness of federal, state, and county laws and regulations, local requirements and policy impacting funding and service delivery.
Assures compliance of assigned programs and staff with federal, state, and other regulatory, licensure, and accreditation standards.
Completes required state, federal and local reports with regard to unit activities and funding.
Participates in the preparation and administration of annual unit budgets and participates in the annual department budget process including presentations at Board and Committee meetings as needed.
Serves as unit contact in responding to consumer related complaints and employee grievances.
Makes recommendations for, coordinates and implements procedures for staff training.
Reports activities to the, Behavioral Health Clinical Manager and County Boards and Committees as requested.
May review and approve billing invoices.
May keep minutes or prepare agendas while acting as a committee representative.
Confers with colleagues in other County departments and agencies, and in organizations outside of the County (including community non-profit organizations) to maximize cooperation in areas of joint involvement, and to create partnerships among clients, families, staff and other public agency and private sector resources.
Performs related functions as assigned by the Behavioral Health Clinical Manager
Minimum Qualifications Required
Education and Experience:
The ideal candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree, (Masters preferred); from an accredited university or college in Social Work, Human Services or related field, plus three years’ experience in related case work including prior supervisory training and experience; adult protective services experience and any equivalent combination of education, training and experience providing the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.
Licenses and Certifications:
Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License