Department: Social Services
Closes: Open Until Filled
Summary: The incumbent, under the direct supervision of the Social Services Director, will be responsible for performing a variety of tasks at the professional entry level in child protective case management as well as provide supportive services to Human Service personnel; performs other related work as assigned.
Essential Functions: Include but are not limited to the following:
- Work with children placed on reservations, institutions, relative placements or neglected children and/or delinquent juveniles.
- Must be familiar with family unity and family preservation in Human Services.
- Must have some knowledge of interviewing and case recording skills as well as be able to understand Court/legal requirements and documents.
- Maintain strict confidentiality of all sensitive information.
- Must be accurate and precise in maintaining case file documentation such as: progress notes, case plans, court reports and other required case file documentation as assigned.
- Will assist the Human Service Worker personnel in services with placement institutions, parent involvement such as monitoring of parental visitations and court attendance.
- Must be non-judgmental and impartial in assessment skills and reports.
- Provide timely submission of progress reports, social summaries, weekly reports and statistical data.
- Provide assistance in performing announced and unannounced quarterly on site visits to the placement institutions, facilities and/or relative placements.
- Must attend all regular staff meetings and Human Service case conferences.
- Must be able to work out of the office, to include client transportation and in conducting home visitations; may be required to work nights, weekends and/or holidays in cases of home visits and human service trainings.
- Must be flexible in arrangement of work schedule.
- Performs other related duties as assigned by the Social Service Director
Qualifications: To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions:
Education/ Experience: An Associate of Science Degree with a minimum of three (3) years experience in Social Work or related field preferred; however, may be substituted with a High School Diploma or GED Equivalent and a minimum of three (3) years experience in Social Work or related field, preferred.
Certificates and Licenses: Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe Insurance Plan. Must provide a DMV Report with application.
The Indian Preference Act will be enforced. FMIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it. The Fort Mojave Indian Tribe reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.