social work supervisor


Social work supervisors manage social work cases by investigating alleged neglect or abuse cases. They make family dynamics assessment and provide assistance to sick people or with emotional or mental disorders. They train, assist, advise, evaluate and assign work to subordinate social workers making sure that all work is done according to the established policies, laws, procedures and priorities.

Alternative label

  • social work team manager

  • social work programme manager

  • social work programme supervisor

  • social work team supervisor

  • social work team leader

  • social services coordinator

  • social work manager

  • social services team manager

  • senior social worker

Regulatory aspect

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