Social Work Team Leader

The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham is seeking a qualified Social Work Team Leader for the Medicaid Waiver program serving Jefferson County’s elderly and disabled citizens.

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Medicaid Waiver Program Director, the Social Work Team Leader will assist individuals in gaining access to appropriate, needed, and desired waiver and other State Plan services, as well as needed medical, social, educational, and other appropriate services. Serves to provide necessary coordination with providers of non-medical, non-waiver services when the services provided by these entities are needed to enable the individual to function at the highest attainable level or to benefit from programs for which he or she might be eligible. Executes ongoing monitoring of the provision of waiver and non-waiver services including the individual’s Plan of Care.

Executes duties such as: intake and screening, level of care determination, eligibility determination, choice of institution or community care, plan of care development, initial authorization of waiver services, service coordination, monitoring, changes in services, redeterminations, termination of services, case termination and transfer, and documentation and record-keeping. This position is a supervisory role. The Team Leader will manage and assist junior case managers in performing their case management duties. Performs any other duties as assigned by supervisory staff.

Credential and Experience Requirements:

Current Licensure in Social Work (LCSW) is required. Masters in Social Work (MSW) required.

Case management and supervisory experience is preferred, but all candidates that meet educational criteria will be considered. Candidates must be familiar with Microsoft Office. A current driver’s license and educational diploma must be provided at time of hiring. Candidates must pass a criminal background and sex offender check and TB skin test prior to official hiring.


The Social Work Team Leader must possess knowledge of the Medicaid Waiver program and knowledge of service providers available to clients. Must be flexible if workload requires working before or after normal work hours. Required to assist junior case managers who maintain 35-40 clients each month and demonstrate the ability to work toward goals with little supervision. Demonstrate the ability to meet deadlines for reports, attention to detail in client files, and accurate monthly provider billings.

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Job Type: Full-Time

Salary range: Starts at $44,998-$52,184 (commensurate with experience)

This is an open, continuous enrollment application. Resumes will be accepted until positions are filled.

The Regional Planning Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send resume to (email preferred):

Or mail to-

Karen Lynn Scott

Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham

2 20th Street South, Suite 1200

Birmingham, AL 35203

Attn: Social Work Team Leader Position