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Child Welfare Case Aide I, II or III - GRANT FUNDED POSITION

Child Welfare Case Aide I, II or III - GRANT FUNDED POSITION

Job ID 
2017-13840
Posted Date 
1/11/2018
Closing Date 
1/18/2018
Location 
US-OK-Tahlequah
Salary 
Based on Education and Experience
Group 
Indian Child Welfare
Position Status 
Temporary Part-Time
Childcare/Law Enforcement Position 
Yes

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Job Summary

Performs secondary case activities to assist Child Welfare Specialists in completing case management responsibilities.  Activities may include interviewing applicants, making copies of files and completing referral applications, obtaining signatures, transporting children and adults who are included in the case plan activities, supervising visits and recording interactions between visiting parties, assisting in physical placement of children, obtaining and filing legal paperwork, scheduling appointments and other duties as assigned.

Job Duties

Provides timely transportation for clientele.  Aides in actual placement of children.  Supervises visits between children and family members.  Sets up appointments for clientele and ensures scheduling for all parties is accommodated.  Documents all case activity including database entry.  Completes applications for services for both children and adults.  Files court documents in a timely manner.  Interviews applicants determining needs and eligibility for assistance.  Maintains required records and provides reports as needed.  Delivers documents to various referral agencies, attorneys, and courts.  Copies case files and other documents as needed.  Organizes case files in Indian Child Welfare (ICW) standard order and obtains any missing documentation for audit standards.  Performs other duties as assigned.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES   

This position has no supervisory responsibility.

Qualifications

EDUCATIONAL  AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT 

 

Child Welfare Case Aide I (W01) - $9.50 Hourly

High School Diploma or a General Education Degree (GED); At least six months experience working with children or in child welfare.

 

Child Welfare Case Aide II (W02) - $10.41 Hourly

High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED); At least one (1) year experience working with children or in child welfare.

 

Child Welfare Case Aide III (W03) - $11.58 Hourly

High School Diploma or a General Education Degree (GED); an additional three (3) years experience working with children or in child welfare.

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Internet software and Word Processing software.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS 

Must possess a valid driver's license with a driving history verified through a motor vehicle report that meets requirements for Cherokee Nation underwriting rating.  This position must travel extensively and at times must transport children in the care, custody, and control of the Cherokee Nation. 

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

Ability to reason and assess safe environments for clientele.  Prefer general knowledge of child development.  Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality.

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Must meet and maintain pre-employment and periodic background investigation and adjudication for child care.  Must have a personal vehicle available at all times to perform the work required by this position.

 

 

WORK HOURS:  Vary 32 hours per week