Family Services Supervisor


Lower Sioux Indian Community

Posted On: Jul-06-2021
Status: This Job is Closed
SUMMARY: We are seeking an experienced, highly motivated, and inspirational leader to mentor and grow our Family
Services Program. Candidate will provide direct supervision to all Family Services staff. He or she is
responsible for scheduled and as needed case consultation with tribal social workers. The supervisor will
act as a liaison between Family Services and community, state, and county partners. Maintain an
environment that fosters teamwork, support, and collaboration. The supervisor is accountable for daily
operations to include but not limited to billing, disciplinary actions, case and court reviews, programming,
and reporting.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field is required.
• Minnesota State Social Work license (LSW, LCSW, LICSW) is strongly preferred; or must be
eligible and obtain licensure as a LSW within six months of hire date
• Previous supervising experience with children and families in a public or private social service
agency is preferred
• Knowledge of the Indian Child Welfare Act and the Minnesota Family Preservation Act.
• Preferably: Knowledge and experience working with Native American communities, culture,
customs, and tribal law
• Able to pass a requisite background check and urinary analysis
• Provide leadership and direction to tribal social workers to ensure compliance with tribal, federal,
state, and county requirements
• Provide staff with consultation, case review, and monitor documentation
• Maintains quality assurance of Family Services
• Consults with Lower Sioux Attorneys regarding our clients
• Assist in hiring, orienting, and mentoring new Social Workers 2
• Complete evaluation of staff and program performance
• Coordinate the preparation of reports, data, and other documents necessary for grant reports.
Recommend services needed, trends, and issues impacting the delivery of family services to
Director of Human Services
• Collaborate and communicate with internal and external partners, meetings, committees as
• Coordinate student internship and practicum experiences
• Implement performance- based outcomes to include supervise, evaluate, and discipline family
services programming and staff
• Other duties as assigned
• Considerable knowledge of the principles, techniques, and practices of social work and social
work supervision including, but not limited to, social problems, their causes, and means of
remediation; human growth and development; dynamics of interpersonal relationships; family
dynamics; and communication techniques with diverse individuals and groups of individuals
• Maintain high standard of confidentiality
• Organizational skills
• Exceptional communication skills
• Time management skills
• Professional boundaries
• Able to collaborate with multiple agencies
• Suicide Prevention Training, preferable ASSIST and will to train
• Must have valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and be insurable under the tribe’s auto
insurance policy for use of company vehicles
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts
or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of
the current job, management and Community Council reserves the right to revise the job or to require
that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g. emergencies, changes in
personnel, workload, rush jobs or technical developments).
In accepting employment, I am agreeing to perform the duties and responsibilities listed above. In
addition, I agree to adhere to any policy or procedure changes that may occur during my employment
with the Lower Sioux Indian Community.
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