Case Worker

Employment Type

: Part-Time


: Miscellaneous

JOB DESCRIPTION Title: Case Worker Department/Division: Social Services Status: Part-time / nights and weekend availability is required Salary: $19.00 - $20.00/hr. Supervisor: Social Services Director, Social Worker II Subordinates: none POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of Social Worker II, the Case Worker will provide clients with support and counselling services in partnership with other clinical and healthcare professionals. Interviewing clients and their family members to obtain information about their social, emotional, and financial situation. Managing case loads of a confidential and private nature. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide in-home and group parenting classes to Tribal member parents and guardians; Provide supervised visitation services aimed at preventing child abuse and neglect Case management Provide parents and the Pala community with psychoeducational information and materials to promote healthy parenting styles that align with Native cultural values Assess the needs of Tribal families and provide parents and guardians with resource referrals Maintain records and files Prepare letters and documents Grant reporting and associated activities Ensure the confidentiality of Tribal members and families Perform related functions as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, CERTIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES: Child development, community resources, counseling, cultural competence, and confidentiality Teach, nurture and empower program participants Ability to work independently but with strong teamwork commitment Ability to use computer for data entry and periodic reporting Endorsement and support of family preservation goals, Tribal culture and philosophy Good interpersonal communication and organizational skills Maintain ethical guidelines Collaborate with community partner agencies to access appropriate referral services for families MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Four-year college degree in Social Work, Early Child Education/Development, Psychology or any other related field, OR an A.A. in Early Childhood Education/Development Two years of experience in providing case management to families in an educational or behavioral health setting. Must acknowledge and agree to maintain a Drug-Free workplace (including marijuana) as a condition of employment with the Pala Band of Mission Indians. Must pass pre-employment and random drug testing during employment. Must be able to pass a background check and be able to work with children. Must have a valid class 'C' driver's license. Indian preference will apply. The Pala Band of Mission Indians will give hiring preference to fully qualified applicants that are Pala Tribal Members. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: All employees are expected to follow the Tribal Employee Handbook of the Pala Band of Mission Indians and must adhere to any additional applicable addendums. ' />

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