Social Work Unit Supervisor

Author: mnatsaadmin
December 5, 2019

$71,510.00 – $100,103 Annually 

Hennepin County Public Health has an exciting opportunity for an experienced licensed mental health professional with interest in staff supervision and the opportunity to develop, implement, and manage the operations of a 24/7, 365-day mobile mental health crisis program and after-hours adult protection line.

In this position, you will:

  • Select, supervise, consult, direct, and oversee multi-disciplinary crisis program staff including 24/7 coverage of call center, mobile response, stabilization, and financial team operations. 
  • Possess and apply knowledge of principles and practices of clinical social work, psychology, and/or counseling; suicide risk assessment; ethics; psychopathology and psychodynamics of behavior; clinical interview techniques; individual, couple/family, and group psychotherapy methods; community resources available for specialized treatment programs; norms and values of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, and culturally specific treatment. 
  • Interact with staff, co-supervisors, and other internal and external stakeholders with respect and create a positive and respectful workplace that is person-centered, trauma informed, culturally responsive.  
  • Develop and implement service delivery and program structure in accordance with program and county policy, core values, and mission; rules, regulations, and statute governing mental health crisis intervention and clinical practice; efficiency and elimination of waste; best practice including Zero Suicide, System of Care, and Health Equity. 
  • Participate in program planning and development, evaluation, and marketing with managers, supervisory team, staff, community members, and other key stakeholders.

Nice to have:

One of the following: 

  • Master’s degree or higher in social work or closely related field (or licensed as a graduate social worker by the Minnesota Board of Social Work) and three or more years of supervised experience as a social worker 
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology, or human services, plus 27 or more quarter credits of graduate work in areas such as social work methods, human growth and behavior, principles of social welfare, and four or more years of supervised experience as a social worker 
  • Six or more years of experience as a Senior/Psychiatric/Child Protection Social Worker in Hennepin County 
  • A valid driver’s license; ability and willingness to travel to various work sites throughout the county

For more information and to apply click here. The posting closes December 17that 11:59 p.m.  

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