Virginia State Government Family Services Supervisor (Alleghany/Covington) in Alleghany, Virginia

Position Information
Job Description

This is an administrative position. This position supervises staff that provide direct services to fostering and sustaining the social, health , economic, behavioral, and emotional functioning of individuals and families serviced by the Local Departments of Social Services. Employees supervise, train, lead and develop staff and monitor case management services. The Family Services Supervisor reports to the Social Services Director.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services field or minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in any field with a minimum of two years of appropriate and related experience in a Human Services area(Section 22VAC40-670-20 of the Administrative Code of Virginia).

Considerable knowledge of; principles and practices of effective supervision; of policies, procedures and regulations relating to the various direct service programs; the literature in the field of human services programs; casework supervision principles and practices; principles and processes for providing customer and personal services to include needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of satisfaction, employment and/or social work principles, practices, and treatment modalities; and social, economic, health, and employment problems that face individuals, groups and communities.

Skill operating a personal computer and the associated software and the operation of a motor vehicle.

Demonstrated ability to; plan and manage work activities and assist others in their planning and management; develop programs and procedures; make decisions in difficult situations; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; apply treatment and intervention approaches; interpret laws, policies and regulations; and train, evaluate, lead, and develop subordinate staff.

Preferred Qualifications

Considerable experience in assigned program area/human services programs and completion of required training programs. Supervisory experience or work experience in a leadership role. Equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Possession of a BSW or MSW degree and a Commonwealth of Virginia Social Work license are preferred.

Special Requirements

Applicants may be subject to a Criminal History Background Search, Central Registry search, DMV/driving record check, and/or pre-employment drug screen.

The investigation may include; fingerprint checks(State police, FBI), local agency checks, employment verification and references, verification of education(relevant to employment), credit checks (relevant to employment) and other checks requested by the hiring authority.

This position is covered under Code of Virginia 63.2-1601.1 or 63.2-1720 requiring the finalist candidate to submit to fingerprinting and provide personal descriptive information for a criminal history record check through the Central Criminal Records Exchange and search of the Central Registry.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory results of the required checks and screenings.

Employee must be willing to work in the community emergency shelter in the event of a natural disaster or emergency.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants may be subject to a Criminal History Background Search, Central Registry search, DMV/driving record check, and/or pre-employment drug screen.

The investigation may include; fingerprint checks(State police, FBI), local agency checks, employment verification and references, verification of education(relevant to employment), credit checks (relevant to employment) and other checks requested by the hiring authority.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory results of the required checks and screenings.

Employee must be willing to work in the community emergency shelter in the event of a natural disaster or emergency.

Contact Information
Name

Dawn Riddle

Phone

540-965-1780

Email

dawn.riddle@dss.virginia.gov

Address

Alleghany/Covington DSS 110 Rosedale Ave, Suite B Covington, VA 24426

Working Title: Family Services Supervisor (Alleghany/Covington)

Role Title: Local-Classified

Job Open Date: 08/10/2017

Job Close Date: 08/25/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: $36,866-$40,575

Agency: Dept of Social Services - Local (76501)

Agency Website: www.dss.virginia.gov

Location: Alleghany - 005

Position Number: L0052

Job Posting Number: 1027395

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: UG