Child Protection Worker - HUM010848
Employment Type: Expression of Interest for SGEU Term less than 9 months
Location(s): SK-North West-North Battleford
Ministry: 036 Social Services
Salary Range: $31.235 - $39.146 Hourly
Salary Supplement: included in hourly salary range (in-scope)
The Centre Service Area in North Battleford requires term under 9 months full-time Child Protection Workers to provide services under the authority of The Child and Family Services Act and The Adoption Act. You will provide a range of services designed to provide protective, preventative and support services to children and their families using The Family Centered Case Management Model of practice.
In this position, you will be responsible for investigating allegations of neglect, physical or sexual abuse and assessing family functioning, determining risk factors to the children's safety, implementing intervention plans and providing support services to the family, as required. When necessary, you will initiate Family Court proceedings and work through this process with the family. In cases where children are admitted to the care of the Ministry, you will manage their needs including placement in foster and alternate resources, assessment and treatment planning to ensure that individual health, social psychological and education needs are met in preparation to return home.
Children placed in care on a long-term basis will necessitate long-term care and planning. This process often includes working in co-operation with First Nation Child and Family Service agencies. You will be required to travel, work flexible hours in the evening and on weekends, and transport children (and parents) in service delivery.
To qualify for this position, you will possess a Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Indigenous Social Work, or an equivalent Bachelor of Social Work degree from an accredited university, as approved by the SASW or CASW/CASWE.
Candidates must clearly indicate in their cover letter or resume where they have acquired their knowledge, skills, and abilities. Selection of candidates will be assessed based on this information.
Preference will be given to qualified equity group members who self declare in this online application as identified in the Aboriginal Persons diversity group.
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Preference will be given to qualified equity group members who self-declare in this online application, as identified in "diversity groups" below
Diversity Groups: Aboriginal persons
Hours of Work: B - SGEU Field 37.33 - work a total of 37.33 hours/week, averaged over 4 weeks
Criminal Record Check Requirement: The successful candidate shall be subject to a Criminal Record Check, including a vulnerable sector query, as a condition of employment
Number of Openings: 5
Closing Date: Sep 30, 2021, 12:59:00 AM