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    Summary

    This position is located with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Superintendent - Cheyenne River Agency, Tribal Operations (Social Services) in Eagle Butte, South Dakota.


    NOTE:
    TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE AUTHORIZED. ANY RELOCATION EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH REPORTING FOR DUTY WILL BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SELECTED EMPLOYEE.

    NOTE:
    THIS POSITION WILL SUPPORT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT'S RESPONSE EFFORTS TO COVID-19.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provide casework services to assist with processing applications, reviewing referrals, service requests, interviewing applicants, assessing client's needs and the needs of the client's family/guardian when appropriate.
    • Discuss family problems with clients analyzing factors contributing to family problems.
    • Independently develops a casework plan aimed at motivating persons toward the full use of available resources, the attainment of self-confidence, and self-sufficiency.
    • Interviews, review resources, determine eligibility, and sets up financial plans for applicants qualifying for general assistance.
    • Conduct office interviews and makes home visits reviewing the resources and to assess the social environment of the home to determine continued eligibility for general assistance.
    • Initiates or cooperates in joint planning services to families and children with Tribal, State, Federal, and other local agencies.
    • Initiates and/or cooperates with other agency branches and public welfare agencies in helping clients take advantage of local, state, and federal social services programs.
    • Maintains case records, letters, and prepares reports and recommendations as required.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    8

  • Job family (Series)

    0187 Social Services

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/567398700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.