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CYS Supervisor

CLARION COUNTY CHILDREN & YOUTH SERVICES SUPERVISOR


Class Title:
               County Casework Supervisor (Local Government)
Desired Start Date:   11/11/19
Department:              Local Government
Division:                  Human Services Clarion County Child Welfare Services
Hiring Manager(s):
Tim Cochran              
tcochran@co.clarion.pa.us
Jillian Stephens          
jstephens@co.clarion.pa.us

Salary Range            $35,422.00 - $43,992.00
Worksite Address:     214 South 7th Avenue
 
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs and a county retirement plan.  We also offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays.

IMPORTANT:  YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS, AND RECEIVE A SCORE.  YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY.  ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.
·         Full-time employment
·         Work hours are: Monday thru Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

This is professional social service work of a supervisory nature. Employees in this class supervise the provision of case management services to children, youth, and families, people who are mentally disabled, people who are physically challenged, and others to assist them in attaining a more satisfactory social, economic, emotional or physical adjustment. Work involves responsibility for supervising and training a small group of professional county social service workers, but the worker will also carry a caseload. Work may also include responsibility for assigning and reviewing the work of interns and coordinating training with college/university staff. Supervision may also be exercised over paraprofessional human service workers. Work is performed in accordance with established regulations, policies and procedures, but employees are expected to exercise considerable initiative and independent judgement in achieving objectives. Work is reviews by a professional or administrative supervisor through conferences, reports and results attained.

 

Examples of Work:

Supervises and trains a small group of professional social service workers. Coordinates and reviews case records, documents and information prepared by staff to ensure that they are in compliance with agency policies and procedures and legal requirements.

Provides case management and counseling services to children, youth and families.

Motivates clients to develop and use their own potential for more adequately resolving their social, health, emotional, and economic problems.

Duties and responsibilities:
 
1.   Supervision
-      Facilitate and supervise weekly conferences (individual and/or group) with staff of the Family Services Team and/or Department to review service provision to clients.
-      Evaluate annually, or as needed, staff performance levels in accordance with Civil Service and County standards.
-      Work with Program Specialist to orient and train new staff and interns.
-      Supervise up to five (5) Family Services Department Staff on all mandated and Agency provided service delivery.
-      Insure assignment of all cases, flow of casework operations, and insure that quality services are offered in the best interest of the child.
-      Review, analyze, and approve subordinate case records, dictation, reports, and correspondence to determine quality of services rendered and to insure compliance as required by regulation and Agency policy.
-      Assist in the interview process of all direct-line agency staff.
-      Meet with Deputy Administrator to review service provision and staff organization and performance.
2.   Case Management
-      Perform ongoing evaluation of family service needs and safety of children for development of services strategy.
-      Develop and initiate service plans as stipulated by Agency policy and regulations.
-      Collaborate with other professional service providers regarding, treatment, needs, and focus of service.
-      Evaluate and initiate, as needed, referral to the Intake Department for legal action or law enforcement intervention to protect children in accordance with CPSL and regulations.
-      Provide for or arrange protective and preventive social services to families through intra agency and interagency referrals.
-      Complete in a timely manner all statistical reporting and case recordings, including CY-28 quarterly reports and monthly caseload statistics
-      Attend full staff meetings and participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings.
-      Arrange placement for children and follow through on placement procedures as outlined in the Agency Policy and Procedures Manual.
-      May voluntarily participate in the on-call rotation for after-hours emergency services.
-      Comply with the HIPAA privacy and security regulations that govern disclosure of protected health information and follow all procedures developed by the agency to County Casework Supervisor – Family Services Department comply with those regulations. Access to protected health information is limited as identified on the attached workforce designation.
3.   Legal
-      Prepare petitions for Court.
-      Prepare pre-court documents
-      Provide Agency counsel and child’s Guardian ad Litem and/or Counsel with pertinent data and case material.
-      Testify in Court proceedings.
4.   Public Relations
-      Provide training and information on available services to mandated reporters and other interested groups and organizations in the community.
-      Be available for coworkers and subordinates for consultation.
-      Identify and communicate with the administrative staff any unmet service needs, service gaps, duplication of services, etc.
-      Be knowledgeable of services provided within the community.
-      Maintain updated knowledge of changes in CPSL and regulations.
5.   Maintain CPR and First Aid
6.   Attend at least 20 hours of training per year.
7.   Perform other related duties, as assigned.
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