Intake and Direct Service Worker positions - Little Grand Rapids Community

Southeast Child and Family Services (SECFS)

Posted Jun 23, 2022 at 09:00 pm Closes Jul 7, 2022 at 09:00 pm

Job Location:
Little Grand Rapids
Job Category:
Aboriginal Organization
Job Type:
How To Apply:
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Southeast Child and Family Services

Employment Opportunity


Positions:                  2022-42 Intake Worker & 2022-43 Direct Service Worker

Classification:       SP4 Qualified Candidate’s Salary: $55,769.79 - $77,343.99 


  • Full-time permanent
  • An Eligibility List may be established for future openings
  • Preference will be given to internal candidates

Location:                 Little Grand Rapids, MB

Closing Date:         July 7th 2022, or Open until filled

Applications:         Email:    Fax: 204.594.0499


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Providing protection and prevention services to the children and families of the designated First Nations Community
  • Carrying and managing caseloads specific to Family Protection and Children-In-Care with prescribed timelines
  • Working in and intervening with crisis situations in an appropriate and timely manner
  • Establishing and maintaining partnerships with community resources for clients as well as team members
  • Participating in Agency events and training as required in addition to working flexible hours as required
  • Group facilitation; team building and decision-making; taking initiative; problem-solving, leading, planning, coordinating and facilitating meetings; de-escalating conflict; and, providing solutions
  • Excellent case and file management skills; stress management; time management; and, documentation detail (e.g., CFSIS, IM, etc.)
  • Working in a team-based environment as well as independent responsibilities
  • Willing and able to travel to designated First Nations Communities and rural areas as required


  • Bachelor of Social Work (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • A minimum of one (1) years’ experience in front-line case management with children in care and families
  • Experience conducting investigations including gathering and analyzing information to implement appropriate action(s)
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of and familiarity with

-          Aboriginal culture and an understanding of the rural cultural environment

-          The Child and Family Services Act; and, The Adoption Act; Aboriginal child welfare practices; First Nations history; and, colonization

-          Crisis intervention; child protection investigations; assessment of high risk situations to determine appropriate response times

-          Substance abuse; family violence; child abuse/neglect; grief and loss issues; and, community resources

  •         Excellent verbal and written communication skills (especially with regard to documentation and report-writing)
  •          A valid driver’s license; a reliable vehicle; and, proficiency with Microsoft Office, CFSIS, and IM
  •          Fully vaccinated against Covid 19

Application Process:

  • Preference will be given to Southeast Community Members and Aboriginal (First Nations, Metis or Inuit) candidates meeting the posted requirements
  • Forward your resume (with three [3] references) and cover letter stating clearly how you meet the qualifications
  • Please cite the Competition Number and Position in the subject line when submitting by email or fax
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record; Prior Contact; Child Abuse; and, Adult Abuse Registry Checks are required for all SECFS positions
  • We thank all applicants; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

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