Social Work Supvr 2

Grade 27

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Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.

  1. Social Worker 1

    Grade 18

  2. Social Worker 1 Spanish Language

    Grade 18

  3. Social Worker 1 Chinese Language

    Grade 18

  4. Social Work Supvr 1

    Grade 23

  5. Social Work Supvr 2

    Grade 27

Summary of Job Description

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.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.


How to Apply

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Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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