Family Support Worker

Anishinaabe Child & Family Services

Posted Jun 8, 2021 at 10:00 pm Closes Jun 22, 2021 at 10:00 pm

Job Location:
56-1313 Border Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Job Category:
Aboriginal Organization
Job Type:
Full-Time
How To Apply:
Mail, E-mail or AMIK.ca

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

 

Family Support Worker

 

Winnipeg – Outreach office

 

Anishinaabe Child & Family Services is seeking one (1) full-time Family Supprt Worker to work out of the Outreach Office, at Unit 56-1313 Border Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The Family Support Worker will provide support services to families in need of immediate assistance, as identified by the Child & Family Services Worker and the Supervisor.  The Family Support Worker’s main focus will be on prevention and strengthening the family unit.  The Family Support Worker must be available to work flexible hours.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

 

  • Provide respite when required.
  • Provide one to one support for a child.
  • Be a role model to parents and children.
  • Guide parents in their role as caregivers and provide advocacy when needed.
  • Maintains all confidential information in accordance with the established procedures and Provincial legislation.
  • To work closely with Child & Family Services Worker and the family to implement the goals and objectives as stated in the case plan.
  • To have consistent communication with the Child & Family Services Worker regarding the progress of the case plan.
  • To accompany parents and children to appointments with necessary.
  • Must have computer skills.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Minimum of Grade 12 and a minimum of 3 years work experience working with children and families.
  • Excellent communication, documentation, problem solving, organizational and evaluation skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Provincial Legislation and Standards.
  • Ability to take direction and willing to train.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Knowledge and understanding of First Nations traditional values and beliefs pertaining to families and children.
  • Ability to speak an aboriginal language will be considered an asset.
  • Must have own vehicle and valid driver’s license.
  • Must provide an updated copy of Child Abuse Registry and Police Records Check.

 

DEADLINE FOR RESUMES: June 22, 2021 @ 1:00 PM

 

PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME WITH THREE (3) REFERENCE LETTERS TO:

 

HENRIETTA PRATT

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

Anishinaabe Child & Family Services

56 – 1313 Border Street

Winnipeg, Manitoba   R3H 0X4

Fax: 204-957-1734

Email:  Henrietta.Pratt@anish-cfs.org

 

We thank all that apply, however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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