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Classification

GB70 - Social Worker Director

Band 6
MinimumMidpointMaximum
$37,945$54,074$70,204

State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Directs the planning, development, administration and evaluation of social work programs within an assigned agency and provides expertise, consultation and training for social work personnel.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Examples of Work:

(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)

Plans and conducts the assessment or evaluation of social work needs in program areas or public health districts.
Provides social work consultation and technical assistance to health directors and other health care professionals.
Participates in the development of social work policies, procedures and programs and monitors compliance with those procedures.
Coordinates, supervises and/or monitors community resource development and public relations and educational services of social work staff.
Develops, implements and evaluates standards and qualifications for public health social work staff.
Monitors the impact of federal and state legislation and proposed regulations on agency social work services and the effect on the population served.
Advises executive staff of new or existing social work services.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of the principles practices and techniques of social work.
Knowledge of psychosocial practices as related to health care.
Knowledge of principles of human behavior.
Knowledge of community health organizations, practices and resources.
Knowledge of federal laws state and local laws or regulations pertaining to social programs.
Ability to direct the activities of lower-level supervisors and monitor their effectiveness.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to establish good working relationships.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Licensure as a LMSW or LISW by the South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners.

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

A master's degree in a social work or social welfare program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education or from a social work or social welfare program offered by a regionally accredited institution, plus experience as a professional social worker.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A master's degree in a social work or social welfare program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education or from a social work or social welfare program offered by a regionally accredited institution, plus experience as a professional social worker.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to twist at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent)
Ability to move objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to hear and/or understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. (Continuous)
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous)

 

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