Social Work Supervisor (22006)


Saint Paul
United States of America
Employment Status:
Full Time



Lutheran Social Service MN is a dynamic social service organization serving children, youth and families, people with disabilities, older adults and military veterans.  Trustworthiness is a value and strength shared by our employees and recognized by the communities we serve.  We offer an ALIVE Workplace (Supportive, Positive and Fun) and careers that challenge, energize and rewards employees.  Consider joining us!

As a Social Work Supervisor you will supervise and support Adoption Services program staff to assure service quality and meet service demand, provide direct client services and handle escalated client care issues and the resolution of complaints. You will maintain program policies/procedures, assist program leadership with the implementation of program growth strategies and the preparation of budget reports, projections and recommendations, monitor monthly statistics and ensure compliance with licensing and accreditation standards. In this role you will also establish policies and procedures that align with the organization’s goals and objectives and develop, manage and participate in program events and meetings

This position will oversee Post Adoption Service and may supervise other services.

Minimum Requirements

  • A Master’s Degree in Social Work, equivalent degree or combination of degree and experience.
  • Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) licensure.
  • Three years of experience in direct service with the target population is desired.
  • A valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record, access to reliable transportation and a Motor Vehicle Check.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, be organized and multi-task.
  • Able to apply critical and strategic thinking to problem solve complex matters of concern.
  • Ability to manage complex situations in the direct service of adoptive families.

Lutheran Social Service of MN is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, ethnicity, protected veteran status and/or disability.   We actively foster an environment that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety and respect.

Additional Posting Information:
This posrition will oversee Post Adoption Service and may supervise other services.

LSS employees have deeply meaningful work that changes lives, the opportunity for their unique gifts to shine and grow, and abundant and balanced lives.