Child & Family Services Supervisor

This position supervises the delivery of core direct service programming to Community Services clients in the designated area. Services consist of Out of Home Care, Counseling, Child Advocacy Center, and Prevention programming. The Manager oversees day-to-day program operations, quality improvement initiatives, staff development, and program and staff performance monitoring. Maintains the smooth operation of agency functions by acting in a senior role, facilitating decision making and mentoring other staff. The Manager articulates the vision and mission of the Agency internally to team members and externally to customers and funding sources and serves a primary role in community involvement for CHWCS. Collaborates with the Community Services leadership team in determining facilities planning, new programs, and resource allocation.

  • Master's Degree in Social Work or related field.
  • 3000 hours of supervised experience and eligibility for T-19 reimbursement.
  • Licensed as a LCSW, LPC, LMFT or PhD for counseling oversight.
  • State of Wisconsin licensed or certified under examining board Ch 457 and one of the following: Ch MPSW 3 (temporary or training certificate in social work), MPSW 6 (therapy, counseling or social work certification), MPSW 11 (professional counselor certification), or MPSW 17 (marriage and family therapy temporary certification) (required for CPA -Child Placing Agency licensed programs only.)
  • One to two years supervisory experience required with progressive leadership responsibility. Effective team building, organizational and staff development skills.
  • Knowledge of service delivery and program management at a level normally acquired through approximately five years progressively responsible experience in social service delivery and program management.
  • Requires a valid driver's license, acceptable driving record, personal auto liability insurance coverage and the ability to be insured by the CHHS auto insurance carrier.
  • Child welfare experience or experience caring for victims of abuse or neglect and their families preferred.
  • Experience developing and managing programs, contracts or office. Grant writing experience preferred.
  • Previous experience with public/private partnerships and customer interface; demonstrated ability to build collaborative community partnerships.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of child welfare laws and regulations.
  • Excellent communication and coaching skills to interact effectively with employees, leaders, and administrative staff. Ability to present and speak publicly.
  • Experience working with families of diverse ethnic, cultural & socioeconomic backgrounds strongly preferred.