Employment Type: Part-Time
Title: Case Worker
Department/Division: Social Services
Status: Part-time / nights and
weekend availability is required
Salary: $19.00 -
Supervisor: Social Services Director, Social
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
Provide supervised visitation services aimed at preventing child abuse and
Provide parents and the Pala community with psychoeducational information
and materials to promote healthy parenting styles that align with Native
Assess the needs of Tribal families and provide parents and guardians with
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
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
Good interpersonal communication and organizational skills
Maintain ethical guidelines
Collaborate with community partner agencies to access appropriate referral
services for families
Four-year college degree in Social Work, Early Child Education/Development,
Psychology or any other related field, OR an A.A. in Early Childhood
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.
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.