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Casework Manager

Company: N/A

Location: Buckingham, PA

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Name: Jacquelyn Wiest
Phone: 215-348-6754
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Job Description

 


JOB TITLE:


Casework Manager


JOB CODE:


424


DEPARTMENT:


Children & Youth


UNION:


00


FLSA STATUS:


Exempt


 


POSITION SUMMARY:


This position is one of senior supervisory and administrative assignment with the Bucks County Children and Youth Social Services Agency and reports directly to the Agency C&Y Admin.  The major responsibility is to implement quality assurance and continuous quality improvement activities as well as assist in defining and implementing a consistent standard of quality child welfare social work practice for all Agency professionals.  Evaluation, monitoring, and recommendations for revision of Agency practice are included in the responsibilities of this position.  Professional duties also include representing the Agency on County and State committees.  This position supervises a Program Specialist; IT related staff, Casework Supervisor and a Computer Operator.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:






Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Four (4) years of experience in public or private social work including two (2) years in a public welfare program, two (2) of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; and a bachelor's degree which includes or is supplemented by twelve (12) college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social sciences; orAny equivalent combination of experience and training which includes twelve (12) college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social sciences.

    • Knowledge of current case management and social work principles, practices and methodologies.

    • Knowledge of individual and group behavior and the interrelationship between social, economic, psychological and general physiological factors.

    • Knowledge of current social, economic and health problems and available resources.

    • Knowledge of principles and methods of program interpretation and community organization.

    • Knowledge of principles of supervision, organization and administration and of methods and techniques of staff training.

    • Ability to plan, organize, direct and coordinate a social services program.

    • Ability to provide technical direction, supervision and coordination of work of profession and paraprofessional personnel.

    • Ability to analyze and evaluate case records.

    • Ability to orient and instruct subordinates on laws, regulations, rules, policies and procedures.

    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those receiving program services, agency staff, community organizations, provider agencies and general public.

    • Ability to make clear and pertinent statements, both orally and in writing.



  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.