Child Protection/Prevention Worker

Meadow Lake Tribal Council - Meadow Lake, SK (11 months ago)

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MLTC Child & Family Services Department is seeking highly motivated individuals to fill the full-time positions of Child Protection/Prevention Workers. The successful candidates will work as part of the MLTC CFS Team in providing direct services in family support, and prevention/protection services to children and their families. These individuals will be sensitive, compassionate and professional in all areas relating to CFS Program needs, issues and concerns; will apply a holistic approach to individual, family, and community healing/development by honoring and being knowledgeable about the inner-connectedness of the emotional, mental, spiritual, and physical aspects; and will also oversee and participate in the development/implementation of prevention, child protection, and family support service initiatives. QUALIFICATIONS The applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work/Indian Social Work.

Three (3) years of experience in Child Protection/Prevention is preferred, HOWEVER, MLTC is willing to train, coach, and mentor individuals into the position if they possess the Education requirements. Be knowledgeable in the dynamics of child abuse/neglect, family violence, addictions, poverty, and oppression. Be knowledgeable in child/community development and be able to formulate/document family assessments, case plans, program plans, etc. Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications (i.e.

AIS Database; Microsoft-Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.). Must have excellent interpersonal skills and communication (written/verbal) skills. They must demonstrate a high level of professionalism, integrity, and personal wellness. They must be willing to work flexible hours with extensive travel involved.

The ability to speak and understand Cree and/or Dene is a definite asset.