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.
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.
This position has no supervisory responsibility.
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.
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.
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