Protection And Preservation Services Supervisor (social Services Supervisor)

Alexandria, Virginia
$68,720.08 - $114,533.12 Annually
Sep 14, 2019
Sep 28, 2019
Full Time
Job Announcement

This announcement is being used to fill one position in the Alexandria office in the Protection and Preservation Services Program. It may also be used to fill future job openings in any of the offices located in Annandale, Reston, and Fairfax. Supervises a unit of Social Service Specialists in the Protection and Preservation Services (PPS) Program. Overseas the daily operations of a team of Social Services Specialists who deliver clinical casework services for children who are at risk of abuse or neglect as well as children who have been abused or neglected. Provides direct clinical and administrative supervision, mentoring, and coaching of staff. Plans and monitors the distribution of case assignments. Guides and supports staff on the completion of comprehensive assessments and service plans, care coordination, crisis intervention, and client counseling. Hires staff, conducts performance evaluations, and provides regular performance feedback. Monitors service delivery to ensure consistency and compliance with state and local policies and procedures. Tracks, monitors, and evaluates both unit and program outcomes. Works collaboratively with staff from the other Children, Youth, and Families' programs. Represents the program, division, and agency on workgroups and committees.

Schedule: Occasional evening and/or weekend work may be required. In addition, the position requires being part of Child Protective Services (CPS) on-call rotation that includes evening, overnight, weekend, and holiday hours which may require immediate response into the field.

To learn more about the Department of Family Services' Child Protective Services, please click here .

Travel: These positions require regular travel throughout Fairfax County.

Employment Standards

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree; plus four years of increasingly responsible, directly-related professional experience in the social services or human services field. A master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of required experience.

Valid driver's license (required upon hire).

Appointee must complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

  • Master's degree in social work (MSW) or a related human services degree;
  • Experience in child protective services;
  • Experience providing supervision.
Sufficiently mobile to accompany staff to home visits and court appearances. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Ability to use automated technology. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview; may include exercise.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314 . EEO/AA/TTY.

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