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Director of Children and Family Services

Company: Wyoming County Department of Social Services
Location: Warsaw
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Wyoming County Department of Social Services is looking to hire a Director of Children and Family Services to administer and regulate casework services to children and families. The incumbent develops policies and procedures, in accordance with State and Federal laws and rules, relative to casework standards and practices. The work also involves planning and coordinating service delivery of several units in the Division. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Commissioner of Social Services with wide leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in planning and carrying out the details of the work. TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: Develops and recommends casework policies and procedures to comply with State and Federal laws, regulations and mandates; Plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the various functions of the Division; Interprets State and Federal laws and regulations as they relate to service programs and advises the Commissioner of Social Services for budget purposes; Supervises Case Supervisors in administering casework services, which are consistent to laws and regulations; Conducts individual and/or group conferences with Case Supervisors to discuss updates and revisions to the laws and regulations and the impact such revisions may have on the policies and procedures relative to casework practice; Writes and submits grants for programs that will assist in the provision of services; Formulates and recommends staffing plans, for the Division, for budget approval; Conducts interviews with potential employees, makes recommendation for hiring and subsequent unit assignments;\ Assures adherence to specified timelines by implementing processes in accordance with laws and regulations; Conducts performance evaluations of subordinate staff; Maintains cooperative working relations with Family Court and other community providers by offering on-going training with respect to changes in laws and rules and any other issues affecting service delivery. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Master's degree in Social Work, Public Administration, Human Services or a closely related field; OR Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Public Administration, Human Services or a closely related field and three (3) years of supervisory experience in an agency adhering to Social Services' principles; OR An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (a) and (b).Job Type: Full-timePay: $50,000.00 - $55,000.00 per yearBenefits: Employee assistance program Health insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shiftAbility to commute/relocate: Warsaw, NY 14569: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Wyoming County Department of Social Services, Buffalo , Director of Children and Family Services, Executive , Warsaw, New York

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