ICW Social Worker
Company: Snoqualmie Indian Tribe
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Working under the direct supervision of the Snoqualmie Indian Child
Welfare SICW Program Manager, provide direct services to Snoqualmie
children involved in the State and Tribal child welfare systems,
including joint Child Protective Services (CPS) investigations/case
management services with Department of Children, Youth, and
Families (DCYF) social workers. Work includes investigations, case
management, referral, case coordination, home visits, court
reporting, testimony, transportation and related services that
support the goal of protecting Tribal children, reunification and
long-term planning that supports the Snoqualmie Indian Child
Investigates allegations of child abuse and neglect, provides case
management and services as needed. Works with children and families
who are voluntarily or involuntarily engaged with SICW in child
welfare services. .
Provide ongoing social work and case management services to
Snoqualmie children and families involved child welfare services in
Tribal Court and/or State Court
Provide testimony in Tribal Court and/or State Court regarding
progress made on active SICW cases
Provide detailed documentation in support of protecting children
and providing reunification requirements. Provide referrals and
case consultations for related services to children and
Maintain case files, drafts detailed reports to Tribal Court and/or
DCYF regarding progress made by children and families. Completes
necessary related paperwork required to properly track client
services and progress.
Provide and document referrals and follow up services for children
and families to existing Tribal Programs and other non-Tribal
Programs. Conduct home visit at least one time monthly with
children and their caregivers.
Plan for and facilitate visitation between the child(ren) and their
parent/guardian in the least restrictive environment.
Make recommendations of short and long term placements of
Coordinate with services providers to meet the needs of clients and
children served by the SICW program.
SICW social worker is required to travel long distances for court
appearances, visitation and service delivery to children and
Provide safe and reliable transportation of children and families
Attend all necessary trainings; including a minimum of one ICW
specific training per year.
All other duties as assigned.
Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for
Assertiveness - Ability to act in a self-confident manner to
facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position
Communication - Excellent oral, written and communication
Committed to being collaborative and transparent with
Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while
following company procedures.
Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of
a project or task.
Diversity - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of
their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type. Ability
to be culturally sensitive.
Empathetic - Ability to appreciate and be sensitive to the feelings
Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of
values and accepted standards.
Management Skills - Ability to organize and direct oneself.
Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a
systematic method of performing a task.
Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize
and complete work within given deadlines.
BA Degree in Social Work required, Master's Degree in Social Work
Bachelor's Degree-Three to six years related experience in social
Master's Degree-Minimum one year of experience in social services
Previous experience working in Tribal communities and/or experience
working with Native families preferred.
Excellent computer skills required.
Proven experience in child abuse/risk assessment; child
development; ICWA; budget management; foster licensing
Knowledge of State/ Tribe agreements and Indian Child Welfare
Conditions of Employment
Must agree to be subject to the Tribe's Controlled Substance and
Alcohol Testing Policy to include pre-employment screening.
Must have a valid Washington State Driver's License during duration
Must be able to pass a background check.
Must have and/or obtain CPR/First aid and blood borne pathogens
Must complete Defensive Driving training
Mandatory reporting training
Must have HIPAA training.
Must have a current TB test.
Work generally takes place in an office environment within a
controlled atmosphere building. Noise levels are typically low to
moderate. Travel by car to client homes and courtrooms will also be
Tribal Preference Policy
The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe follows the Tribal Hiring Preference as
outlined in tribal policies, which allows hiring preference to
qualified individuals that are enrolled in a federally recognized
The Tribe has reviewed this job description to ensure that
essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is
intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the
employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not
intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions,
responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and
requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.
This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the
Tribe reserves the right to change this job description and/or
assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Tribe may deem
This is a full-time salaried position and employment is
Compensation will be determined based on experience, starts at
Competitive medical, dental, life and disability insurance benefits
beginning the first of the month following date of hire.
401k retirement plan with employer matching contributions after 90
Generous paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.
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