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Casework Supervisor - Lewiston

at State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources in Lewiston, Maine, United States

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Casework Supervisor – Lewiston

Lewiston , Maine , United States | Supervisory | Full-time Apply by: Dec. 12, 2021 Apply with Linkedin Apply

Department of Labor – Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation

Opening Date: November 29, 2021

Closing Date: December 12, 2021

Job Class Code: 5087

Grade: 24 (Supervisory)

Salary: $47,153 – $64,313

Location: Lewiston

Casework Supervisor

This full-time position is located in the Lewiston Vocational Rehabilitation office at 5 Mollison Way, Lewiston. The Casework Supervisor directs and manages vocational rehabilitation staff members who serve and support clients with physical, cognitive and emotional disabilities.

This position requires an understanding of the vocational rehabilitation process, counseling strategies and techniques, collaboration with community partners, conducting community presentations, guiding and coaching staff, and leading and managing changes in protocol, policy and procedures.

Tasks include(but are not limited to):

+ analyzing, identifying, assessing and modifying program services to ensure program goals are met;

+ staff orientation, supervision, training, development and evaluation;

+ implementing and complying with rules, laws, regulations, policies and procedures;

+ reviews and analyzes, amount, type, and frequency of Counselors’ service delivery

+ reviewing, dis/approving eligibilities, plans and closures;

+ developing and sharing resources;

+ managing budgets and use of comparable benefits;

+ Implementing and complying with human resource laws, policies, procedures and practices such as: AA/EEO, recruitment, employment, position classification, performance appraisals, training, discipline, contract administration, human resource components of security protocols of agency information security and confidentiality policies, and employee safety; and

+ planning, organizing, delegating, problem-solving, managing, counseling, collaborating, and effectively communicating with diverse populations.

Frequent local and occasional statewide travel is required.

Requirements:

An eight (8) year combination of education, training, and/or experience which demonstrates knowledge of social and rehabilitation casework theories, concepts, and principles and which includes at least two (2) years experience in the practical application of vocational rehabilitation casework practices.

Strong preference may be given to applicants having a Masters Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, current C.R.C. status, and successful supervisory experience.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants need to apply online by selecting the “Apply for this opening” button along with uploading a cover letter, current resume, and copies of any transcripts or certifications you wish to have considered while evaluating your application. In order for us to properly determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for any posting, you must be sure your resume includes month and year for any experience listed along with the duties and responsibilities associated with each particular time period.

If you require a paper application, please download and print one here https://www.maine.gov/bhr/state-jobs/application-process or contact Melissa Weiner, Human Resources Generalist at (207) 816-0217. Paper applications should be submitted along with cover letter and resume before the closing date to Security & Employment Service Center, 45 Commerce Drive, Augusta, ME 04330 or faxed to 207-287-2018.

Contact Information:

Questions about this position should be directed to Director Libby Stone-Sterling atLibby.stone-sterling@maine.gov

Why work for the State of Maine?

+ Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

+ Retirement Savings

+ Flexible Spending Accounts

+ Gym Membership Reimbursement

+ Living Resources (Employee Assistance Program)

+ Paid Holidays

+ Federal Public Loan Forgiveness Program- to learn if you qualify, please visithttps://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service#qualify

+ Statewide Locations

+ Training

+ Seasonal Jobs

+ Summer Internship Opportunities

Benefits:

The bi-weekly dollar values of some State-paid benefits include:

+ 13.16% of pay to retirement for bargaining unit positions

+ The value of State-paid Dental Insurance: $14.60 biweekly.

+ At least 85% of the health insurance premium for the employee (at least $412.23). Participating in the Health Premium Credit Program can increase the state-paid amount by 5%. The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium payment. To explore the detailed cost of coverage for specific situations, please consult these tables (https://www.maine.gov/bhr/oeh/benefits/som-health-plan/premium-rates) .

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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Job Posting: JC198712314

Posted On: Dec 01, 2021

Updated On: Dec 15, 2021