Family Enhancement Worker (#2020-041R)

Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba

Posted Oct 16, 2020 at 08:00 pm Closes Oct 30, 2020 at 08:00 pm

Job Location:
Oxford House, 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

OFFICE:  Bunibonibee Sub-Office

 LOCATION:  Oxford House, MB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Position:              Family Enhancement Worker

                                One (1) Full-Time Permanent Position

 

Summary of Position:

 

The Family Enhancement Worker will provide children and families with support services to keep them from entering the child and family services protection system by providing preventative service opportunities and resources, facilitating awareness and education, advocacy and counselling.  The overall aim is to engage parents, extended family, and community partners in identifying problems and participating in services and supports that address family needs.  The Family Enhancement Worker will utilize a continuum of resources, develop case plans, coordinate the resources and supports needed and arrange linkages/connections to other community resources such as day programs, respite services and other culturally-appropriate resources. The Family Enhancement Worker will possess and utilize the interpersonal skills to work with children, families, staff, and collaterals.

 

Qualifications:

·         Knowledge of CFS legislation, issues and standards

·         Knowledge of Child & Family Services Information System (CFSIS) is an asset

·         Excellent assessment, interviewing, and counselling skills

·         Demonstrated crisis intervention and conflict resolution skills

·         Excellent written and oral communication skills

·         Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills

·         Demonstrated ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

·         Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as a team setting

·         BSW Degree preferred with experience in child welfare or combination of education and experience in a related field

·         Enrolled or interest in the BSW program is ideal

·         Sensitivity to and understanding of First Nations culture and values

·         Ability to speak the Cree language would be considered an asset

 

Working Conditions:

·         Fast paced environment

·         Strong work ethic and be reliable

·         Adhere to confidentiality when working with sensitive information

·         Willing to travel

·         Satisfactory Prior Contact, Child Abuse Registry Check, Criminal Record Check and Driver’s Abstract

·         Valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle

 

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

Closing Date:  November 20, 2020

 

Awasis Agency provides service to Indigenous children and families, therefore preference will be given to Indigenous applicants.  Individuals interested in this challenging opportunity please reference Competition Number 2020-041R on your resume/cover letter and include it in the subject line of your email, in confidence to:

 

Human Resources Department

Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba

Competition #2020-041R

315 McGee Street

Winnipeg, MB   R3G 1M7

Fax: 204-790-4455

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.

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