Requires Bachelor's degree in Social Work, prefer masters degree in Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy or Counseling and licensed to practice in the State of Kansas
Directly supervises social workers, family support workers, and office support staff.
Responsible for staff scheduling, employee evaluations and resolving staff conflicts.
Provides leadership for staff by modeling expectations and behaviors.
Provides supervision for staff, including case staffing and feedback related to achieving permanency goals for children and families in a timely fashion.
Assures that documentation meets guidelines for timeliness and accuracy.
Assigns cases, maintaining appropriate staffing ratios of social workers to children/families.
Serves as relief social worker, when needed.
Assures that case plan goals, permanency goals for children and other appropriate services are established and achieved in a timely manner.
Assures that children referred for placement by DCF are transported and placed within 4 hours.
Develops on-call list for 24 hour coverage and crisis intervention.
Monitors overall client satisfaction of program and evaluates for performance improvement. Advises Area Director of the findings.
Liaison with DCF, courts, schools, providers, and communities.
Assures that case documentation and critical incident reports meet SFCS and the DCF requirements for content and timeliness.
Manages provision of services within assigned budget.
Manages issues that may occur in the office.
Manages physical and emotional aspects of office staff.
Promotes a positive relationship throughout SFCS.
Implements SFCS policies and follows directives as required. Follows and adheres to all pertinent SFCS Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's), rules, personnel policies and statutes, regulations and contractual terms.
Assures staff reports critical incidents through appropriate Risk Management, clinical and safety channels.
Ensures clients' rights are protected.
Is knowledgeable of and follows all safety procedures.