Child Maltreatment Prevention Worker (#2022-095)

Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba

Posted Nov 24, 2022 at 04:30 pm Closes Dec 8, 2022 at 04:30 pm

Job Location:
Thompson, MB
Job Category:
Aboriginal Organization
Job Type:
Full-Time
How To Apply:
Mail, E-mail or AMIK.ca

Professional Employment Opportunity

 
 

AWASIS AGENCY OF NORTHERN MANITOBA

UNIT/OFFICE:  Thompson Central Office (TCO)

LOCATION: Thompson, MB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Position:         Child Maltreatment Prevention Worker

                        One (1) Full Time Permanent position

 

Summary of Position:

Under the Family Enhancement program, working within the Child Abuse Prevention and Investigation department, the Child Maltreatment Prevention Worker provides education and awareness surrounding abuse in all forms. Working in a confidential environment, the Child Maltreatment Prevention Worker demonstrates a high level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and logic to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts. The incumbent collaborates with the communities in which Awasis Agency provide service, individuals, families, advocates, and service providers.

 

Qualifications:

  • Degree/Diploma in social work, education, community studies or a related field.
  • Three (3) years’ related experience in Child and Family Services.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and a strong understanding of The Child and Family Services Act, Child Abuse Regulations, Provincial Program Standards, Agency Policies and Procedures.
  • Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances require.
  • Average to above average skill in MS Word, Excel, Outlook PowerPoint and Teams required.
  • Highly flexible, adaptable, resourceful, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.
  • Able to work successfully as part of a team, as well as independently.
  • Demonstrated effective organizational, time management and prioritizing skills.
  • Strong morals and ethics, along with a commitment to confidentiality and staff privacy.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and sensitivity to Northern First Nations Children, Families, and communities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to speak Cree or Dene an asset.

 

Working Conditions:

·        Fast-paced child welfare environment.

·        Manual dexterity required to use computer and peripherals.

·        Provide satisfactory Criminal Record, Child Abuse Registry and Prior Contact checks prior to starting the position, and throughout employment as required

·        Overtime may be required.

·        Overnight and remote travel approximately 50% of time.

 

Salary:   Awasis Agency offers a competitive salary and employee benefit package.  Salary will commensurate with education and experience.

Closing Date:  Wednesday, December 7, 2022

 

Awasis Agency provides service to Indigenous children and families, therefore preference will be given to Indigenous applicants.  Applicants are encouraged to self-identify.  Individuals interested in this challenging opportunity please reference Competition Number 2022-095 on your resume/cover letter and in the subject line of your email in confidence to:

 

Human Resources Department

Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba

Competition #2022-095

701 Thompson Drive

Thompson, MB   R8N 2A2

Fax: 204-778-8428

Email:  hr@awasisagency.ca

 

We thank all applicants who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process.

 

**Note: Awasis Agency Vaccination policy mandate: fully vaccinated plus booster

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