$78,549.69 - $117,824.53 Annually
Human Services and Public Health
4/25/2023 11:59 PM Central
The Behavioral Health service area of Hennepin County Human Services is seeking multiple Social Work Unit Supervisors (SWUS) to provide on-site supervision at the Behavioral Health Center at 1800 Chicago. The Walk-in Center serves Hennepin County residents 18+ living with substance use disorders and/or mental health conditions. These positions provide leadership to a multidisciplinary team that provides walk-in services to adults in Hennepin County, centering needs related to mental health and substance use. These supervisors work with a team of supervisors to provide on-site coverage, oversight of high-quality care, and team supervision. The Behavioral Health Center is a fast paced environment that requires situational awareness, active engagement, and problem solving in real-time. These positions will supervise staff including but not limited to:
· Case Management Assistants
· Case Managers/Social Workers/Senior Social Workers/Care Coordinators
· Medical Team
· Peer Support Specialists/Community Health Workers/Community Health Worker Senior
Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit employee referral program.
Location and hours:
These are on-site positions located at the Behavioral Health Center, 1800 Chicago Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55405. Candidates will work 40 hours a week between the hours of 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. and will be assigned a schedule once hired to include some evening and weekend hours. Parking is available in a parking lot or on the street while on-site at the Behavioral Health Center. These positions may participate in an on-call rotation with other supervisors. These positions will attend meetings at Hennepin County buildings and partner agencies throughout Hennepin County.
About these position types:
These are full-time, benefit-earning positions.
These positions are internally classified as Social Work Unit Supervisor (SWUS). Click here to view the job classification specification. These positions are subject to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Interim Final Rule on COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination. As such, it requires the job offer to be conditional based on the candidate being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. “Fully vaccinated” means 14 days after receiving the second dose in a two-dose vaccination series approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on a full or emergency-use basis, or 14 days after receiving a single-dose vaccine approved by the FDA on a full or emergency-use basis. After a conditional job offer is made, the candidate must show proof of full vaccination prior to their start date. A COVID-19 vaccination card from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a vaccination record from your doctor’s office or a personal digital vaccination record constitutes sufficient “proof.” The candidate must also attest they are vaccinated by completing a form on the first day of employment. Reasonable accommodations to this vaccination requirement will be considered upon request by a candidate for medical or religious reasons as required by applicable law. In these positions, you will:
· Provide onsite supervision and operations oversight during operating hours in collaboration with a SWUS team.
· Engage community partners and internal and external stakeholders through tours, presentations, workgroups, consultation, and debriefing.
· Provide leadership and change management during expansion and iteration of services, including but not limited to participation in quality improvements, training, implementation, and monitoring.
· Provide supervision and direction on work including weekly case consult, 1:1 supervision, work assignments, and oversight and monitoring of documentation.
· Provide supervision to individual contributors including but not limited to hiring, onboarding, training, supervision, coaching, performance management and reviews, workforce development and enforce labor agreements and personnel rules.
· Provide team supervision including but not limited to establishing and maintaining team dynamics; upholding Hennepin County mission, vision and values; establishing agendas and facilitating meetings; writing policy and procedure; implementing or clarifying workflows; coordinating staff training; assigning work; and providing coverage for team as needed.
· Provide oversight including but not limited to determining program goals and objectives, data collection and reporting, monitoring documentation, contributing to budgets or grant proposals, quality improvement and quality assurance activities, monitoring revenue, collaborating with community partners, and ensuring completion on tasks and workplans.
· Engagement in disparity reduction and health equity work within Behavioral Health.
· Implement pilot programs or new initiatives within Behavioral Health.
Need to have:
· One of the following:
o Six or more years of experience as a Senior/Psychiatric/Child Protection Social Worker in Hennepin County.
o 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.
o 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.
· A valid driver's license and the ability to obtain a Hennepin County driver's permit.
· Access to reliable transportation, and the ability and willingness to travel primarily within the metro area to possibly transport and/or meet with persons in their residential or community settings.
Nice to have:
· Dually licensed as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), or any of the following: Current Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LSGW), Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (LAMFT), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and working towards becoming clinically licensed as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC).
o Serving individuals with criminal justice involvement, or experience working with law enforcement or Sheriff’s office.
o Serving individuals living with mental health conditions.
o Serving individuals living with substance use disorder.
o Effectively interacting and engaging with diverse staff and clients including efforts towards disparity reduction.
o Applying harm reduction principles in work or community settings.
o Supervising or leading a team or project.
· Knowledge of:
o County and community resources for MH, SUD, social services, and basic needs.
o Trauma-informed care principles.
o Person-centered thinking.
o Social determinants of health.
· Ability to:
o Function well in unpredictable and challenging situations calling for sensitivity, flexibility, resourcefulness, and independent judgment.
o Effectively interact with people from diverse backgrounds.
o Work well in a group setting, be accountable to the team.
Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. Bilingual candidates who pass a language assessment may qualify for additional bilingual pay and duties.
About the department: Human Services delivers a variety of services to individuals or families that assist with basic needs or encourage client change around specific objectives. We work with individuals as well as systems and communities in order to develop policy and advocate for the people we serve. The people we serve and our communities are connected. By helping one, we help the other. About Hennepin County: Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge (select Guest). Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here. This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies.
This position may have access to systems or other documentation that may contain HIPAA data. Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates may be required to complete a drug test and/or background check.