Social Worker, Case Manager or Initial Response Worker
SOCIAL WORKER (8a-4:30p) Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Location: BLACK RIVER FALLS
Submit: Application, Resume and Transcripts Pay Rate: DOQ Status: FULL-TIME Job Code: 180817H
Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Social Work or related field required. Masters Degree in Social Work or related field is preferred.
Possess a Wisconsin Social Work Certification or License. Must maintain a valid Wisconsin drivers license and insurance. Must adhere to all
applicable confidentiality laws. Must promote a positive, non-abusive, healthy lifestyle. One (1) to two (2) years of experience, demonstrating
working knowledge of social work field of practice is preferred. Social Worker will work in the field (60% of the time) but will have office work
40% of the time. Social Worker is required to travel, sometimes during inclement weather. Social Workers may be required to lift up to 50
pounds infrequently. Home visits must be conducted, sometimes in unsafe environments. Work hours are subject to change, requiring
flexibility as needed.
CFS is currently looking for motivated individuals who are interested in conducting child, adult and elder abuse and/or neglect investigations and ongoing child protective services to enrolled tribal members of the Ho-Chunk Nation or people eligible for enrollment in the Ho-Chunk Nation. Social Workers are expected to provide excellent on-going case management, provide referrals for culturally appropriate services, and monitor and assess for safety of individuals in addition to having ongoing contact with the people we serve. Social Workers who are hired will need to have strong written and oral communication skills in addition to strong relationship building skills. A knowledge of both trauma informed care and historical trauma is also necessary. A knowledge and understanding of AODA (alcohol or other drug abuse) issues would be beneficial.