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.
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.
Direct supervision by the Family Services Director