PSCS Social Work Manager, Criminal Justice
Assistant Director of Social Work
|Department||Department of Public Safety and Correctional Svcs|
|Date Opened||2/23/2021 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||3/10/2021 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$65,857.00 - $105,735.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Jacob Rolon|
LOCATION OF POSITION
6776 Reisterstown Rd, Baltimore MD 21215
This position provides assistance to the Director of Social Work Services in managing social work and grant programs, overseeing activities of assigned regions, coordinating staff training and student internship programs; supervision data collecting and reporting and evaluation/quality assurance of programs.
Program planning and Implementation
- Assist to manage specific regions
- Manage grant programs and budgets
- Manage/Coordinate the Medical Parole Program
- Manage the Burial Assistance Programs
- Coordinate staff training and monitors Student Intern Program
- Provide other duties as necessary to assist the Director
Data Collection and Reporting
- Advises Wardens; department heads and other administrators on social work counseling and other issues of concerns
- Represents the Director and Office of Programs, Treatment and Re-Entry on various committees
Professional Development and Training
- Identify training needs
- Coordinate FTO program throughout the state
- Assist with provision of training for departmental staff
- Provide student intern training for students assigned to HQ
Evaluation and other Quality Assurance
- Visit each assigned region on a designated basis to examine, evaluate and consult on all aspects of the Social Work Program
- Coordinate and conduct annual quality assurance audits for all regions
- Recruit and recommends for hiring professional and clerical staff
- Recommend personnel actions such as promotions, discipline, termination
- Prepare job descriptions, budgetary justifications, employee evaluations and documents for grant programs
- Supervises professional and paraprofessional in the DPSCS institutions and prepare PEPs
Professional, Legal and Ethical Compliance
- Ensures that all relevant laws, regulations and standards are adhered to
- Provides or facilitates training on professional, legal and ethical development
- Ensures valid licensure for all staff where required
Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners under the licensing requirements for Social Workers.
Experience: Six years of experience providing clinical and therapeutic services through the application of the principles, methods and procedures of professional social work to clients requiring rehabilitative counseling or forensic social work services, including eighteen months of experience completing assessments, formulating diagnostic impressions, treating mental disorders and other conditions or providing psychotherapy as a certified social worker-clinical and two years of experience supervising lower level social workers providing clinical and therapeutic social work to clients.
1. A Doctoral degree in social work from an accredited college or university may be substituted for up to one year of experience.
2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a commissioned officer in Social Work classifications or Social Work specialty codes in the Social Science, Psychology or Welfare fields of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
1. Employees are required to be licensed as a certified social worker-clinical by the Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners for eighteen months prior to appointment to social work supervisor positions in State service (COMAR) 10.42.08.04(2)(b) effective July 1, 2004).
2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of an automobile. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess an appropriate operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.
1. Employees are required to meet mandatory standards for continuing education as determined by the hiring department. Employees who fail to obtain the required continuing education credits shall be subject to disciplinary action including demotion, suspension and dismissal.
2. Employees must complete an approved training program in group counseling techniques.
3. Employees may be required to complete the Level I Counseling course of the Maryland AIDS Professional Education Center.
4. Employees are required to qualify for and successfully complete the Entry Level Training Academy operated by the Police and Correctional Services Training Commissions.
5. Employees are required to complete the Correctional First Line Supervisor Training within one year of appointment.
Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 410-484-5929. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.
If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload,
please email the requested information to email@example.com referencing the recruitment number in the subject line, or fax to 410-484-5929 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information,
recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment & Examination at 410-339-4200, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.
If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov <Application.Help@maryland.gov> or
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.
People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
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