Social Work Supvr 2 - Grade 27

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This title exists in Mental Health, Office of and has approximately 4 positions.

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Salary Information for Social Worker 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Social Worker 1 18 $65,001 $82,656
Social Worker 1 Spanish Language 18 $65,001 $82,656
Social Worker 1 Chinese Language 18 $65,001 $82,656
Social Work Supvr 1 23 $84,156 $106,454
Social Work Supvr 2 27 $103,784 $127,830

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Job Duties

As a Social Work Supervisor 3, you would be responsible for clinical supervision of Social Work Staff.  You will be asked to make supervisory judgments concerning social work principles, practices and procedures.  You will be responsible for assessing the quality and appropriateness of care planned and provided to clients/consumers; evaluating the quality of documentation in case record; ensuring that treatment and discharge plans are relevant to client/consumer needs and that resources are used effectively; and taking effective supervisory action given specific problems and situations.  You will assign work to and coordinate the activities of several units; establishing and guiding staff development programs; evaluating the performance of subordinate supervisors; and maintaining relationships with other organizational sections.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination to be considered for appointment to this position.  On or before the date of the written test, you must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had: three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Social Work Supervisor 1.  AND you must be LICENSED AND CURRENTLY REGISTERED as a certified social worker in New York State.

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