Comprehensive Services Act Management Specialist (Suffolk)
Dept of Social Services - Local - Suffolk, VA

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Under limited supervision, performs administrative tasks to oversee the activities of the Comprehensive Services Act Program. Tasks include assessing client needs, facilitating, attending and providing staff support, and assessing service contracts with private and public vendors. Assists in managing the FAPT process including screening new referrals, scheduling and disseminating info to relevant parties; attending and facilitating meetings, writing service plans, reviewing reports from providers, providing necessary follow up, etc. Position will also assist with management of invoices, POs, checklists, and financial reports. Will stagger work in Suffolk, Franklin, and Isle of Wight County. Reports to the Comprehensive Act Coordinator.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in the Human Service field with considerable experience in the same; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Requires a valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications

Some experience developing and writing treatment plans for children receiving mental health treatment.

Some experience in facilitating interdisciplinary teams focused on children's needs.

Working knowledge of agencies collaborating for child services-Virginia DSS, Virginia CSBs, Virginia Juvenile Court Services, CASA, and local school systems.

Some experience using independent judgment and minimal supervision.

Good computer skills.

Some experience interpreting and applying Virginia state and local regulations, policies, and procedures related to the CSA.

Some experience with human services case detail and timely maintenance for large caseloads.

Special Requirements

Employee must be willing to work assigned duties in the event of a natural disaster or emergency up to and including mass sheltering.