Senior Social Services Supervisor
Social Services Agency
Supervise staff of 18 in a complex social services program responsible for ensuring the safety of abused children. Manage incoming applications for petitions and conduct risk assessments in a 24-hour time frame to determine jurisdiction under Section 300 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. Conduct daily case conferences with staff on difficult casework matters regarding the assessment of families with a variety of social, psychological, medical, and economic problems. Develop legal recommendations and implement decisions under significant time constraints. Review staff’s decisions that impact the safety and well being of clients. Perform staff evaluations to assess productivity, identify strengths, and develop performance improvement plans. Monitor workload trends and maintain corresponding data. Develop trainings and conduct presentations for new staff and interns. Provide clinical supervision for associate social workers seeking licensure. Conduct Officer of the Day duties including critical consultations for the Emergency Response programs consisting of 65 employees. Enforce adherence to agency policies, procedures, laws, and regulations. Analyze complex case matters accurately and adopt effective courses of action in a fast paced environment. Facilitate and participate in multi-disciplinary meetings.