Child Protection Worker

Government of Saskatchewan - Meadow Lake, SK (30+ days ago)

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Child Protection Worker - HUM008870

Employment Type: Expression of Interest for SGEU Term less than 9 months
Location(s): SK-Melfort and Area-Melfort SK-NorthBattleford and Area-Meadow Lake, SK-Melfort and Area-Nipawin, SK-PrinceAlbert and Area-Prince Albert, SK-LaLoche and Area-La Loche
Ministry: 036 Social Services
Salary Range: $29.931 - $37.510 Hourly
Salary Supplement: included in hourly salary range (in-scope)
Grade: SGEU.09.
The Ministry of Social Services, Child and Family Services, requires Child Protection Workers in the Northern Service area. 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 the 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; and preparation to return home. Children placed in care on a long-term basis will necessitate long-term care and planning. Part of this process often includes working in co-operation with Indian Child and Family Services 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 Indian Social Work, or an equivalent Social Work degree from an accredited university as approved by the SASW and/or the CASW/CASWE.
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: 9
Closing Date: Nov 16, 2019, 5:59:00 AM