Intake Worker

Cree Nation Child & Family Caring Agency

Posted May 4, 2021 at 09:00 pm Closes May 18, 2021 at 09:00 pm

Job Location:
Grand Rapids
Job Category:
Non-Profit
Job Type:
Full-Time
How To Apply:
Mail, E-mail or AMIK.ca

CREE NATION CHILD & FAMILY CARING AGENCY

 POSITION:    INTAKE WORKER – PERMANENT POSITIONS

OFFICE:        Misipawistik Cree Nation

LOCATION:  Grand Rapids, Manitoba                  

 Cree Nation Child & Family Caring Agency is situated on Opaskwayak Cree Nation and is responsible for administering and providing for the delivery of Child and Family Services.  Under a provincial mandate, the Agency services the Swampy Cree communities, as well as Flin Flon, Thompson, Swan River, Winnipeg and Lynn Lake/Marcel Colomb First Nation.

 Cree Nation Child & Family Caring Agency is dedicated to providing comprehensive Child and Family Services that are community-based and incorporate both protection and prevention service. Our agency strives to maintain family unity.

 POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Service Manager and as required under the Child and Family Services Act, the Intake Worker assesses requests for service with reference to risk of children, functioning of families and service needs of families, provides crisis intervention, initiates child protection investigations, apprehends children at risk and places them in appropriate and/or available placements, initiates referrals to other community collaterals as required, and completes written reports, file recordings, forms and correspondence.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

§     Receive & Assess Requests For Service

§     On-Site Risk Assessment

§     Determine & Implement Service

§     Documentation, Practice & Relationship Building

 EDUCATION AND TRAINING

§     Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) or related undergraduate degree in Human Services

§     Work experience in Child & Family Services with demonstrated knowledge of child development, child abuse, family-centered service, early intervention, family support and community-based services

EXPERIENCE

§     Excellent assessment, intervention and writing skills

§     Knowledge of the Child and Family Services Act and provincial standards

§     Understanding of child development and child abuse theory and practice

§     Knowledge of available resources within the community

§     Ability to use a variety of computer applications such as CFSIS and FACTS

§     Ability to converse fluently in Cree (preferred)

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

§     Must pass a criminal records check, child abuse registry check and
prior contact check.

§     Cannot be active on a protection case.

§     Varied amounts of travel required within this position.

§     Must have a valid Manitoba driver’s license.

§     Must be able to provide own vehicle for work.

§     Other duties related to the position may be assigned.

 Deadline: May 18, 2021 @ 4:00 PM

 SUBMIT COVER LETTER & RESUME ALONG WITH THREE (3) REFERENCES MARKED “PERSONAL & CONFIDENTIAL” TO:    

Human Resource Manager

          Cree Nation Child & Family Caring Agency

          Box 10130

          Opaskwayak, MB. R0B 2J0

          Fax:    204-623-3847

          Email: hr@creenation.ca

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

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