Social Work Supervisor 1

State of Nevada Henderson, NV
The Position

Social Workers are licensed professionals who provide case management services to children, families, the elderly, and other individuals within local communities and institutions.

Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.This Social Work Supervisor 1 position is located within the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) of Health and Human Services in the Community Based Care Program in Las Vegas. ADSD provides an atmosphere of innovative thinking, teamwork, and friendly co-workers, and is a great place to work. The mission of the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) is to provide leadership and advocacy in the planning, development and delivery of a high quality, comprehensive support service system across the lifespan to allow all of Nevada's elders, children and adults with disabilities or special health care needs, to live independent, meaningful and dignified lives to the greatest extent possible.

This position supervises a team of 6 Social Workers and/or Health Care Coordinators and one Administrative Assistant within the Community Based Care Unit to include the Waiver for the Frail Elderly and Physically Disabled Programs, Personal Assistance Services Program, Homemaker Program and the Community Options Program for the Elderly. Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff, assign and review work in order to ensure a coordinated community based care system to meet the needs of the frail, at risk elderly and disabled clientele through the Home and Community Based Care Programs. This position provides training, mentoring and quality management for employees in order to ensure program goals and timelines are met according to agency standards.Nevada offers sunshine and recreational opportunities abound including golfing, biking, off-roading, hiking, skiing, and fishing. Nevada's beautiful landscape and thriving economy are just a few of the reasons to join the Silver State workforce! Additional benefits include: medical, dental, life and disability insurance programs; participation in the public employees' retirement plan; 11 paid holidays each year; and accrual of 3 weeks of annual leave and 3 weeks of sick leave each year. Aging and Disability Services Division is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression. THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-12_0/

To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Licensure or provisional licensure as a Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Independent Social Worker or Associate in Social Work and one year of journey level professional experience providing case management in a social work setting equivalent to a Social Worker II in Nevada State service. Special Requirements A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment. A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items. Licensure or provisional licensure by the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers as a Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Independent Social Worker, or Associate in Social Work is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of employment.