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Indian Child Welfare Social Worker/Children’s Mental Health Case Manager, Full Time

Location: CAIR
Supervisor: Social Services Coordinator
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

General Summary:

The Social Worker will provide case management, support, referrals, court advocacy and information for cases involved in child welfare and child protection.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Accept referrals and assess unmet needs of Indian families.
  • Develop service plans to address unmet needs of family.
  • Serve as case manager for approximately 15 families per month.
  • Provide individual and family counseling.
  • Refer clients to other service providers as appropriate.
  • Advocate for clients and serve as liaison with other providers.
  • Consult with other service providers on individual family needs.
  • Serve as the Children’s Mental Health Case Manager when appropriate.
  • Complete monthly and quarterly, and annual reports promptly.
  • Plan and conduct community recreational/education events.
  • Displays a responsive and professional manner in solving all requests, complaints, and problems.
  • Recognizes that each employee is a representative of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and is responsible for demonstrating courtesy, respect, and sensitivity to the needs of all others, including visitors and co-workers.
  • Represents the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the department in a positive and professional manner in the community.
  • Required to maintain proper attendance including reporting to work on time in accordance with applicable policies.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area.
  • Due to changes and modifications in the job from time to time, employees are required to be flexible and assume other responsibilities assigned by management as deemed necessary.

Physical Requirements:

  • Normal physical requirements.

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field is required.
  • Two years field experience in professional level job and case management experience is preferred.
  • Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.
  • Ability to work independently and establish priorities is required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is required.
  • Ability to establish professional and harmonious working relationships on all projects and with all parties involved.
  • Subject to testing in accordance with the Fond du Lac Reservation’s Personnel Policies.
  • Subject to pre-employment and annual background checks.
  • Travel is required.
  • Class D Driver’s License required. Must have a reliable vehicle with proof of vehicle insurance with liability insurance being the minimum coverage.



APPLY TO: Fond du Lac Human Resources
1720 Big Lake Road
Cloquet, MN 55720