Child Protective Services Supervisor

  • Full-Time
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Wake County Government
  • Posted 1 year ago – Accepting applications
Job Description
What You'll Be Doing

The Child Welfare Division of the Human Service Department is currently seeking a Child Protective Services Supervisor. This position will be responsible for supervising a team of assessors and in-home workers. In addition, the Supervisor will also be responsible for supervising another team, in the absence of the assigned supervisor. This position will provide supervision of an Administrative Specialist in the absence of the assigned Supervisor. The Administrative Specialist supports three CPS teams and a permanency planning team.

Additional responsibilities for the CPS Supervisor:
Leading, guiding and training staff to work with limited child welfare experience, seasoned workers with a BSW or MSW and related degrees.
Identifying ways to assist workers with keeping up with the many demands in Child Welfare that include, but are not limited to, statues, state and county policies and protocols, etc., while keeping up with an abundance of mandated paper work and training.

The supervisor of the position must be flexible and able to work beyond the normal 8:30 am to 5:15 pm work day, which means supervisors work along side their staff, until the work is done.

NOTE: Wake County Human Services employees are required to be in their current role for a minimum of one (1) year to be eligible to apply for another Human Services position. Upon acceptance of employment you acknowledge that (i) you will rescind your application for any other positions within Wake County Human Services, (ii) after accepting your position with Wake County Human Services you must remain in your role for one (1) year before you are eligible to apply for another position within Wake County Human Services, (iii) if you work in the Health Clinics and Public Health Division, influenza immunization is a condition of initial and continued employment, subject to compliance with federal law, (iv) actively supports and participates in department emergency preparedness and response activities, which may include temporary changes in responsibilities and working hours.

About Our Team

Wake County Human Services (WCHS) is the consolidation of programs and services that include social services, public health, job search assistance, child support, and transportation. Our mission is, in partnership with the community, to facilitate full access to high quality and effective health and human services for Wake County residents. In addition to our numerous standard programs, WCHS is engaged in a number of special initiatives that are impacting services and programs throughout our entire agency. Whether legislated down from the changing regulations on the federal or state level or bubbling up from the entrepreneurial spirit of our staff, you can always look forward to WCHS implementing new and exciting enhancements to our services and programs.

The Basics (Required Education and Experience)
Master’s degree in Social Work.
Three years of experience in counseling or social work.
A valid driver’s license and a safe driving record may be required.
Equalivent education or experience is accepted.
Beyond the Basics (Preferred Education and Experience)

Master's degree in Social Work or equivalent education and experience combination is accepted
At least three (3) years of experience supervising in assessment, in-home or foster care
Applicants should have three (3) years of experience supervising staff
Experience doing home visits with the following communities: mental health, juvenile justice, or probation

How Will We Know You're 'The One'?
Knowledge, skills and ability to supervise staff who serve families on an assessment level and coordinating services to help parents provide a safe and nurturing environment for their children
Ability to have conflict resolution skills, and the ability to help staff engage non-voluntary clients
Possesses excellent interpersonal skills, builds and maintains positive productive relationships with the community, peers, colleagues, management teams to include operational managers, consultants, providers and suppliers
The ability to be confrontational in a professional manner at all times
Knowledge, skills, training, abilities and competencies in the two main functions of CPS which are (assessment and in-home services
About This Position

Location: Eastern Regional Center Zebulon, NC

Employment Type: Regular

Work Schedule: 8:30am-5:15pm; Monday - Friday

Hiring Range: $55,890- $75,460 - commensurate with experience

Posting Closing Date: 7:00 pm on 2/12/2021

What Makes Wake Great

Home to the State Capital, Wake County is one of the fastest growing areas in the nation and the most populous county in the state, with more than 1.1 million residents. The County has received national and international rankings and accolades from publications such as Money, Fortune, and Time magazines as being one of the best places to live, work and play. The central location of the County allows for a short drive to the spectacular mountains or coast. Wake County Government is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners, who are elected at-large to serve two-year terms. Wake County Government has a general operating budget of $1.47 billion, employs approximately 4,200 employees, experiences minimal turnover, and is an award-winning leader in wellness and technology initiatives; such as offering employees and covered spouses free access to the Employee Health Center. Wake County Government offers a wide range of training and development opportunities, a stable career in public service with a balance of work and family life, flexible work schedules and a competitive salary and benefits package.

Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Position may require a background check that may include: criminal, credit, motor vehicle, education, and sexual offender registry or others based on job requirements. Unless required by state law, a record of conviction will not automatically exclude you from consideration for employment. Wake County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In the event of an emergency, as determined by the County Manager or designee, participation in preparedness and response operations should be expected. Employee may be required to fill a temporary assignment in a role different from standard duties, work hours and/or work location in preparation for, during and after the emergency. Employee may also be required to participate in relevant exercises and regular preparedness training.
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