ORDER DATE..................................: January 11, 2018
JOB TITLE........................................: CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES WORKER
NATIONAL OCCUPATION CODE.: 4152
NUMBER OF POSITIONS..............: 1
POSITION TYPE.............................: TERM (One Year), FULL-TIME, 40 HOURS/WEEK
A First Nations child and family services agency servicing Northern Manitoba is seeking a Child & Family Services Worker for a one year term position in their Winnipeg Service Delivery Office.
Reporting to a Unit Supervisor the Child & Family Services Worker is responsible to implement the policies, procedures and specific directions/directives of the Agency when working with families and children in the field of child protection. The duties would include managing a case load, conducting interviews and assessments, compiling case particulars for Court, investigating/follow up on allegations of child protection issues, maintaining regular visits, ensuring accurate and timely documentation, developing long/short term case plans, developing/facilitating workshops, community education and networking with collateral resources/services.
- Bachelor of Social Work Degree with experience in child welfare preferred or an equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered
- Strong commitment to community based service delivery
- Knowledge of CFS legislation, standards and issues
- Knowledge of Child & Family Services Information System (CFSIS)
- Excellent assessment, interviewing, and counselling skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Good organizational and time management skills
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
- Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as a team setting
- Sensitivity to and an understanding of First Nations culture and values
- Ability to speak and/or understand the Cree and/or Dene language would be an asset
- Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
- Must demonstrate a strong work ethic and be reliable
- Must adhere to confidentiality when working with sensitive information
- Must be willing to travel
- Must have satisfactory Prior Contact, Child Abuse Registry Check, Criminal Record Check and Driver’s Abstract
- Must possess a valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle
Please contact (CAHRD) Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development at 204-989-7110 for more details.
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