Child and Family Services Worker

Civil Service Commission - Human Resource Operations

Posted Nov 28, 2019 at 09:00 pm Closes Dec 12, 2019 at 09:00 pm

Job Location:
Pine Falls, MB
Job Category:
Government
Job Type:
Full-Time
How To Apply:
Mail, E-mail or AMIK.ca

Child and Family Services Worker

SP4 Social Services Worker 4

Regular/full-time

 

Department of Families

Regional Social Services, Community Service Delivery

Pine Falls MB

Advertisement Number: 35744

Salary(s):   SP4 $56,040.00 - $77,714.00 per year

Closing Date:   December 30, 2019

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.

An eligibility list may be created to fill similar regular, term, part-time and/or full time positions for the Eastman (Beausejour, Pine Falls and Steinbach) region and will remain in effect for 6 months.

Applicants who are graduating with a Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor of Human Ecology (Family Studies) within the next six months are encouraged to apply.

The Child and Family Services Worker is responsible for the full range of statutory child welfare services to families and children within the designated geographical area. This dynamic position requires effective case management skills as well as establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with individuals, families, services providers and agencies. 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must produce a satisfactory Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Search, Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Must have a valid driver's license and access to a vehicle with the ability to travel on government business within the Province of Manitoba
  • Must be available to work evenings, weekends, statutory holidays and the after hours stand-by rotation when required

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Post secondary degree in social sciences (preferably BSW)
  • Case management experience (including intakes, assessments, service coordination, counselling, and monitoring) in a social service setting. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered at an underfill or commensurate classification and salary level 
  • Ability to work from a strength based social work practice
  • Knowledge of child abuse and neglect
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work demands
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Effective written communication skills
  • Effective verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Outlook)


Desired:

  • Ability to conduct child abuse investigations
  • Ability to conduct safety assessments

 

Duties:
What you will do:
The successful candidate will perform a range of duties that include: intake, conducting abuse investigations, developing case plans to ensure child safety, coordinating support services, working with collateral community agencies, assisting with after-hours services to children and families. You will play a key role in the management of protection, voluntary family service and child in care cases.

What we offer:

  • A career in a helping and caring profession with the ability to make a profound and lasting impact in the lives of people
  • A positive work environment where you can build successful and long-lasting professional relationships with co-workers who will share their knowledge and expertise with you
  • Every day is different with variety in tasks and challenges
  • Training from orientation to on-going professional development within Child and Family Services that will give you the tools you need to be successful
  • The Manitoba government has a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which includes extended health care, health spending account, dental care, vision care, long-term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity/paternity leave, family related leave and a defined pension plan
  • Training and career development opportunities are also available for employees

 

Apply to:

Advertisement # 35744
Service Centre 4
Human Resource Services
600-259 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB , R3B 2A9
Phone:  204-945-7518
Fax: 204-945-0601

 

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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