• IowaCASA

Social Worker for RISE


JOB TITLE: Social Worker DEPARTMENT: Family Services

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide services to Indian families in need of assistance.

  • Manage cases, which include preparing case records, summaries, special and routine reports and other records including individual case plans.

  • Provide court reports, recommendations, and testimony to Court.

  • Arrange and facilitate family group decision-making meetings.

  • Establish goals and outcomes with clients and monitor progress on a monthly basis.

  • Counsel clients and provide referrals for other services as necessary for children at risk of out-of-home placement.

  • Provide information to families in the community, which will help prevent child abuse/neglect and improve family functioning.

  • Assist with child abuse assessments involving Indian children.

  • Work with schools, agencies and other offices as required for case management.

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports as required.

  • Assist with needs assessment and research necessary to further develop the Family Services Department.

  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and two years of experience in social services case management OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Prefer Master's Degree in Social Work.

  • Must possess or be eligible for social work licensure by the State of Iowa.

  • Must have excellent counseling, communication, and interviewing skills.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license.

  • Must be proficient in computer skills.

  • Must be willing to work and be on call evenings and weekends.

  • Willingness to learn and incorporate skills in the cultural context of the Meskwaki community.

  • Must submit to and successfully complete a background investigation.

SUPERVISION:

  • Direct supervision by the Family Services Director

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