ICW Case Aide

ICW Case Aide

Department:   
Family Services

Reports To: 
Family Services Director

FLSA Status: 
Non-Exempt

TS Range:  
5/6

Opening Date: 
March 3, 2017

Closing Date:   
March 20, 2017
 
SUMMARY:
Assist the ICW Social Workers by providing administrative and technical support.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(Other duties may be assigned)

Answer phones and other reception duties.

Set up and maintain case files and keep charts up to date.

Assist with intake process.

Act as referral to inquiries.

Assist with transportation when a client needs a ride to school, appointments, and court or visitation.

Assist alongside other team members to provide basic life skills training to clients, and families.

Assist social workers in coordination and set up of home studies.

Assist client’s with necessary paperwork, scheduling needed assessments and other appointments.

Schedule and confirm supervised visitation on behalf of social workers as directed.

Maintain confidentiality of client and family information, issues and case plans.

Participate in monthly Family Wellness Team meetings.

Attend court with the ICW Social Workers and provides support as needed.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this 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 the essential functions.

The successful candidate will work with other Family Services providers. The following skills are needed to successfully perform this position: good communication skills, experience working in tribal communities; ability to work independently; and experience with administrative tasks including necessary computer skills.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Associates Degree and one year experience in a related field; OR High School Diploma or GED and three years experience in a related field.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
The successful candidate must have a valid Washington State Driver’s License and proof of insurance. Must successfully pass a WATCH background check. Must get CPR/First Aid certification and pass TB test within 30 days of hire date.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear; and occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level for this work environment is generally moderate.
 
DRUG FREE WORKPLACE:
The successful candidate will be required to have a urinalysis for drug and alcohol screening in accordance with the Tribe’s Drug Free Workplace Policy.

INDIAN PREFERENCE:
Indian Preference will be exercised in the hiring of this position in accordance with the Tribe’s Personnel Policies.

CONTACT:
Human Resources Department (360) 426-9781.