The Social Worker is responsible for the Social Services case management system where services are provided to assist and improve the social and psychological well-being of Tribal children and families. Duties include but are not limited to: provide crisis intervention and supportive counseling to clients and families; counsel individuals, groups, families, or communities regarding issues including mental health, poverty, unemployment, substance abuse, physical abuse, rehabilitation, social adjustment, child care, or medical care; interview clients individually, in families, or in groups, assessing their situations, capabilities, and problems, to determine what services are required to meet their needs; serve as Tribal liaison to help children who face problems such as disabilities, abuse, or poverty; link clients and families to services in the community for support such as job placement, debt counseling, legal aid, housing, medical treatment, or financial assistance; develop appropriate treatment plans with realistic goals and objectives; provide information and referral services, case management, and conduct home visits; prepare reports and case reviews; maintains case files with timely record keeping and documentation as required by regulation and program policy; maintain confidentiality of case files and program clientele information; responds to 24 hour emergency calls as assigned; coordinate efforts of Tribal Interdisciplinary child protection team; and coordinate and deliver community trainings and presentations.
Masters in Social Work plus two years of work experience in field;
Current licensure by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners;
Must possess current Texas Driver’s License and be insurable;
Must be able to successfully pass a post-offer drug screen and criminal history background check;
Ability to travel overnight (approximate 10%);
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of social work principles, techniques and practices and their application to casework, group work, and community needs; must be able to function as a member of an interdisciplinary group; must have excellent interpersonal skills; must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications; excellent communication and listening skills; must have good facilitation skills; ability to handle multiple priorities effectively; ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures or governmental regulations; ability to communicate effectively with local, state and federal agencies; ability to understand Tribal culture, practices and traditional form of government; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from client or Tribal Council; attributes include diplomacy and professionalism; and ability to work flexible hours as required.
Qualified candidates interested in applying may complete an application in the Tribal Administration Building located at 119 S. Old Pueblo Rd El Paso, TX 79907, apply online at www.ysletadelsurpueblo.org YDSP Careers page, submit résumé via fax to (915) 859-2988 or e-mail to email@example.com.
The right is reserved under provisions PL 93-638 Section (b), (f), (g), (i), 20 USD450 Indian Self Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1974 to give preference and opportunity for employment, training, and contracts to Indians.
The Ysleta del Sur Pueblo ("the Pueblo") is a U.S. federally recognized Native American tribe and sovereign nation. The Pueblo is one of three tribes located in Texas and the only Pueblo located in the state.Tribal Government employs over 175 employees and offers full time employees excellent benefits package inclusive of life, medical, dental, vision, and 401k.