The Dane County Department of Human Services has an immediate Social Work Supervisor vacancy. This position will be considered a 1.0 full-time Social Work Supervisor (CYF Behavioral Health) position.
Starting hourly salary is $34.94 with further increases to $45.11, plus excellent benefits including fully paid dental insurance premiums and HMO health insurance plan for full time employees, along with contributions towards POS health insurance plan, retirement, and short/long term disability. Additional benefits available include long term care, vision coverage, flex spending account and deferred compensation programs paid in full by the employee.
The eligible list created from this posting may be used for future vacancies that occur within the next six (6) months.
Equity, Definition and Examples of Duties
Commitment to Equity & Inclusion
As an employer, we strive to provide a work environment where diversity and differing opinions are valued, creativity is encouraged, continuous learning and improvement are fostered, teamwork and open/honest communication are encouraged, and meeting customer needs through quality service is a shared goal. All employees must be able to demonstrate multicultural competence – the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women, racial and ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.
Under the direction of the Children, Youth, and Families Division Mental Health and Alternate Care Manager, this position provides supervision and clinical oversight for the staff within Dane County's Children Come First (CCF), Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) and Children's Long Term Support (mental health designation) (CLTS) programs for children and youth. Responsible for program efficiency and quality of staff work within these three distinct program areas. Guides staff to ensure interagency coordination of services and positive outcomes for program participants. Helps staff develop skills, attitudes and knowledge compatible with performing their jobs duties effectively. Maintains professional standards of social work practice and performs related duties as assigned.
Examples of Duties
- Supervises assigned staff, evaluates performance, and recommends action on hiring, probationary periods, discipline and complaints
- Assures unit coverage, reviews and assigns the workload, provides consultation and direction, participates in and coordinates meetings as needed
- Provides clinical oversight to CCF, CCS/CLTS staff. Ensure clinical and case management needs are addressed within CF Plans of Care and Comprehensive Community Services Recovery Plans
- Provides initial orientation and training to help staff increase their knowledge, skills and effectiveness on an ongoing basis
- Assures consumer's behavioral health services are culturally responsive, trauma-informed, consumer driven, and recovery oriented; represents the County and program in meetings and committees as assigned
- Works in conjunction with the Children's Mental Health and Alternate Care Manager to ensure state requirements, standards and quality practices within CFF, CCS and CLTS are met. Performs quality assurance functions as assigned
- Prepares data, reports and presentations under the direction of the Children's Mental Health and Alternate Care Manager
- Performs other duties as assigned.
A Master's Degree in Social Work or related human services field and a minimum of two (2) years professional experience in the behavioral health field working with children, youth and families. Current valid Wisconsin certification as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or Licensed Professional Counselor is required.
Although not required, certification as a WI Substance Abuse Counselor, or WI Substance Abuse Specialty Authorization designation is desired.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of the behavioral health services in Dane County and ability to assess the needs of children and youth with mental health and substance use disorder; knowledge of the CCF, CCS and CLTS programs Program; knowledge of trauma informed care and treatment; knowledge of culturally relevant treatment modalities; effective oral and written communication skills; effective supervisory techniques and methods; understanding of the principles of administrative management; familiarity with Dane County human services programs; ability to assess the effectiveness of programs and agencies providing services to these programs.
- Dane County
- 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 418
Madison, Wisconsin, 53703
- (608) 266-4125