Hennepin County's Human Services and Public Health (HSPH) Behavioral Health division is seeking a Social Work Unit Supervisor (SWUS), to provide on-site supervision at the Behavioral Health Center. This position will supervise an interdisciplinary team that provides targeted case management walk in services to adults in Hennepin County, using a harm reduction and person-centered approach to service delivery.
The Behavioral Health Center serves Hennepin County residents 18+, centering needs related to mental health and substance use in a walk-in environment. The Behavioral Health Center is a fast-paced environment that requires situational awareness, active engagement, and problem solving in real-time.
Location and hours:
This position is located at the Behavioral Health Center at 1800 Chicago Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55404. Work hours are Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. but will include occasional evenings and weekends. Candidates must be available to work various shifts.
In this position, you will:
Provide onsite supervision and operations oversight during operating hours in collaboration with a Social Work Unit Supervisor team.
Engage community partners and internal and external stakeholdersthrough tours, presentations, workgroups, consultation, and debriefing.
Lead change management during expansion and iteration of services, implement pilot programs and new initiatives, and support the functions of the growing programs and expansion of hours for the Behavioral Health Center.
Establish and maintain standards for customer service and quality work through hiring, coaching, training, and evaluating performance of staff.
Monitor revenue and contribute to budget and grant proposals.
Provide oversight to determine program goals and objectives.
Utilize county databases, quality assurance tools, data collection and reporting, and other spreadsheets to maintain quality services within the unit.
Engage in disparity reduction and health equity work.
Need to have:
One of the following:
Six or more years of experience as a Senior/Psychiatric/Child Protection Social Worker in Hennepin County.
Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, sociology, or human services, and 27 or more quarter credits of graduate work in areas such as social work methods, human growth and behavior, and/or principles of social welfare, and four or more years of supervised experience as a social worker.
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 experience as a social worker.