Case Assistant Child Protection

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

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Case Assistant Child Protection - HUM009723

Employment Type: Expression of Interest for SGEU Term less than 9 months
Location(s): SK-Saskatoon and Area-Saskatoon
Ministry: 036 Social Services
Salary Range: $23.171 - $29.041 Hourly
Grade: SGEU.06.

The Ministry of Social Services, Child and Family Programs requires a Child Protection Case Assistant for Saskatoon Region/Community.

As a Child Protection Case Assistant, you will provide operational support to a child protection unit. Under the direction of the Child and Family Programs Supervisor, you will explore options for placement of the child; arrange and supervise visits; transport children to and from placements; make referrals for support services for family; coordinate case conferences; research case files and provide background information to support and implement established expectations for the child, family, extended family and others.

You may also be responsible for accompanying case workers to investigate instances of children in need of protection by observing and recording interviews, assist in assessing risks to child safety, and making recommendations to ensure the safety of the child.

These roles will report to a Child and Family Programs Supervisor.

You must possess a strong knowledge of human services related policies, practices and procedures. Typically, the knowledge and skills required for this position would be obtained through a diploma or degree in a Human Services related field and experience working in a human service setting.

The successful candidate must be legally eligible to operate a vehicle and will be required to work flexible hours.

Candidates must clearly indicate in their covering letter or resume where they have acquired their knowledge, skills, 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 "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
Number of Openings: 2

Closing Date: Aug 25, 2020, 12:59:00 AM