Website State Of Texas
The CPI Supervisor performs highly complex (senior-level) consultative services, technical assistance and supervisor work. This position manages administrative staff and a unit of caseworkers responsible for conducting Investigations and Alternative Response (AR) cases within the CPI Division.
- Oversees, directs, and staffs case actions related to safety, risk, and permanency daily.
- Ensures timely contact is made on all cases and staff are continually assessing child safety throughout the investigation by reviewing case records to ensure documentation reflects all contacts are accurately entered.
- Evaluates unit performance through case readings, review that safety assessments and reassessments are completed timely, and referrals to community resources or services are provided when the caseworker determines such resources will reduce danger to a child, support protective actions, and mitigate factors placing the child at risk of future harm.
- Reviews cases submitted for closure in accordance with Department policies and procedures.
- Confers with program leadership when an unresolved danger indicator in the family or factors contributing to high risk occur
- Implements program guidelines, performs administrative functions for staff, and conducts unit meetings.
- The Supervisor reviews abuse/neglect intakes routed to the unit on a daily basis, by evaluating case readings and providing case consultation in order to assess and mitigate child safety and risk related issues and works with staff to ensure timely contact with the family is established.
- The Supervisor ensures all time and leave is entered into the Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System (CAPPS) and provide oversight, regulation, and manage all overtime accumulated by staff.
- Ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds and professions.
- Ability to represent Child Protective Investigations effectively with key stakeholders
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Skill at establishing and maintaining productive working relationships both internally and externally.
- Ability to gather, assemble, correlate and analyze facts
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities.
- Ability to operate a personal computer and use various software packages
- Ability to prepare clear and concise reports.
- Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations related to the INV/AR program.
- Specialized knowledge of INV/AR program and child welfare practice
- Knowledge Skills Abilities: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- List the knowledge, skills, and abilities critical to performance in this position:
- Ability to understand new information effectively and quickly.
- Ability to plan, direct and assign responsibilities and supervise the work of others.
Company: State Of Texas
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Houston, TX, US
Application Deadline: N/A