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County Social Work Supervisor (Local Government)

Employment Opportunity: Washington County Children and Youth Services currently has one vacancy for County Social Work Supervisor (Local Government).

Nature of Work: County Social Work Supervisors interview individuals, their families or legal guardians, and others, to obtain and update information regarding the individual’s physical, mental, emotional, and social functioning. They discuss the development and implementation of individual care and treatment plans with interdisciplinary staff. They are involved in documenting each individual’s progress in meeting the social services treatment program plan goals and objectives. County Social Work Supervisors supervise a professional social services staff and may carry a caseload of clients.

In order to be considered for County Social Work Supervisor, applicants must be PA residents, and must show two years of experience as a County Social Worker 1; OR 2 years of professional social work experience in a public or private social services agency and graduation from an approved graduate school of social work. If you are a final candidate for a position covered by the Child Protective Services Law, you will have to provide reports on your background, at your own expense, from such sources as the Pennsylvania State Police and the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services. If you are not a Pennsylvania resident, you must also obtain a report of Federal Criminal History Record Information, at your own expense, from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Starting Salary for County Social Work Supervisor: $55,000/annually, plus benefits

Have questions? Please call (724) 228-6738.

How to Apply: Apply online at www.scsc.pa.gov. Log in to the Online Services section of the homepage. Select View Open Announcements & Apply from the menu, and reference announcement #2011-166 for Social Workers, Supervisors, and Manager to submit your application. No written test is required. The Application Supplement is the test. You must list your Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) license number and expiration date in the “Licenses or Certificates” section of your application. Be sure to indicate employment availability in Washington County.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the veterans section of www.scsc.pa.gov.

Washington County Children and Youth Services
100 West Beau Street, Suite 502
Washington, PA 15301