Child & Family Services Worker

Nikan Awasisak Agency

Posted Oct 12, 2021 at 09:15 pm Closes Oct 26, 2021 at 09:15 pm

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

Nikan Awasisak Agency Inc. is seeking (1) full time permanent Child & Family Services Worker in our Thompson Office. A satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check are conditions of employment. 

 

Under the direction and supervision of the CFS Team Leader, the Child & Family worker manages a case load of children in care and/or Family Services files including protection and voluntary service cases under Nikan Awasisak Agency Inc. The worker is responsible for case planning, monitoring, referrals, and ongoing assessment and evaluation. Offer assistance to children and families through basic counseling, advocacy and support as required. Works to empower families to adequately provide for the physical and emotional well-being of their family members.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Social Work Degree or a minimum of 3 years work experience related to Child Welfare;
  • Excellent assessment skills, children’s behavior management skills and sound knowledge of separation and attachment issues;
  • Excellent communication, grammar, and organizational, problem solving, computer and evaluation skills;
  • Good working knowledge of Provincial Legislation and Standards;
  • Must have a working knowledge of the Child & Family Services Act and Regulations;
  • Must be available to work after hours and perform on-call duties;
  • Ability to take direction;
  • Willing to train;
  • Ability to work as a team member;
  • Self motivated;
  • Knowledge and understanding of First Nation traditional values and beliefs pertaining to families and children;
  • Ability to speak Cree considered an asset;
  • Knowledge of resources and collateral services available in the City of Thompson;
  • Must have own vehicle and valid driver’s license;
  • Must pass a Child Abuse Registry and Police Records Check;

 

Responsibilities:

  • Management of case loads as assigned by supervisor;
  • On-going assessment and evaluation of families serviced;
  • Empowers children and families to develop to their fullest potential;
  • Court preparation;
  • Functions as an effective team member;
  • Advocate for families and children;
  • Referrals to other resources as needed;
  • Network with external/internal collaterals
  • Other duties as may be assigned

 

Your cover letter and résumé must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.  Please submit three references at time of application.

 

Salary: Based on qualifications

 

Deadline for Applications: Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Apply to:                                                                                                       

Advertisement # NAA210                              Or for more information, please contact:  

Email:  hr@nikanaa.ca                                Karen Antsanen, Supervisor                                                          

Attention: Hiring Committee                          Phone:  (204) 677-1730

Nikan Awasisak Agency Inc.                         Cell:     (431) 354-1066                                                         

Cross Lake, MB.  R0B 0J0

 

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

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