Resources Worker - Half-time Term 50%

Government of Saskatchewan - Moose Jaw, SK (30+ days ago)

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Resources Worker - Half-time Term 50% - HUM008941

Employment Type: Expression of Interest for SGEU Term less than 9 months
Location(s): SK-MooseJaw and Area-Moose Jaw
Ministry: 036 Social Services
Salary Range: $27.208 - $34.100 Hourly
Salary Supplement: included in hourly salary range (in-scope)
Grade: SGEU.08.
As a half-time Resources Worker working for the Ministry of Social Services in Child and Family Programs, you will be responsible for arranging placements for children in care based on suitability and availability of caregivers. You will be required to conduct in-depth home assessments and make recommendations regarding the use of new and existing caregiver homes. You will be required to provide personal support to caregivers and assist them in meeting their obligations to Family Services and the children/families that are placed in their homes. You will also be responsible to conduct annual and periodic reviews of caregiver homes to evaluate their services and to ensure their family health and psychological, training, and professional needs are met. You will also be required to provide emergency home support during times of crisis and stress.

You will be available to travel within your service centre area throughout its urban, rural, and reserve communities to conduct home visits. You will also work flexible hours to provide training and crisis support and placement services on some evenings and weekends.

Candidates are asked to clearly indicate in their resume or cover letter where they have gained the required knowledge and abilities. Applicants will be screened on the basis of this information.

To qualify for this position, you will possess a Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor of Indian Social Work degree or equivalent Bachelor of Social Work Degree from an accredited university as approved by the CASW.
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: 1
Closing Date: Sep 23, 2019, 5:59:00 AM