Social Service Supervisor II

County of Sonoma

The Human Services Department seeks qualified professionals to fill a Social Service Supervisor II position in their Family, Youth & Children Division.

About the Position

The Social Service Supervisor II (HSD) will equitably and effectively plan, organize, and direct the work of a Social Service Workers unit and perform related duties as required. Typical duties may include:

  • Holding group and individual meetings with assigned Social Service Workers to review work activities for appropriateness of services and referrals, ensure conformity with State regulations, and assist with specific case issues as needed
  • Consulting and collaborating with other supervisors within HSD, or representatives of other agencies, to coordinate the unit's work with that of other units
  • Performing a variety of supervisory tasks, such as reviewing documents for content and accuracy, monitoring performance, and evaluating and training staff
  • Supporting staff by intervening with complaints, procuring and evaluating information, and making appropriate recommendations in difficult cases
  • Participating in on-going program development and advising staff on policy and procedure protocols

What You Bring to the County

Work may be performed in a high volume, emotionally charged environment where accurate assessments must be made in the moment. To that end, the ideal candidate will possess:

  • The ability to work effectively in an environment that may have multiple, competing priorities
  • An excellent organizational and time management skill set
  • Aptitude for managing a high volume of paperwork with attention to detail
  • Through knowledge of community services and social work methods
  • The ability to develop respectful and responsive relationships with community members
  • Experience training, motivating, and managing social work staff, including performance management

For more information, including benefits, and to apply online, please visit us at: EOE Apply by 8/24/17!

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