Child & Family Services Worker, Winnipeg Service Delivery Office (WSDO)

Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba

Posted Jan 13, 2022 at 08:45 pm Closes Jan 27, 2022 at 08:45 pm

Job Location:
Winnipeg, 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

Unit:  Winnipeg Service Delivery Office (WSDO)

Location:  315 McGee Street Winnipeg, MB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Position:              Child & Family Services Worker

                                One (1) Full-Time Permanent Position

 

Reporting to the Unit Supervisor, the Child & Family Services Worker is responsible to implement the policies, procedures and specific directions/directives of Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba when working with families and children in the field of child protection. The duties include conducting Intakes and Assessments, responding to community service requests and carrying a case load of protection and voluntary family files.

 

Conducting interviews and assessments, compiling case particulars for Court, investigating/follow up on allegations of child protection issues, maintaining regular visits, ensuring accurate and timely documentation, developing long/short term case plans, developing/facilitating workshops, community education and networking with collateral resources/services.

 

Qualifications:

·         Bachelor of Social Work Degree with experience in child welfare preferred or an equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered

·         Strong commitment to community based service delivery

·         Working knowledge of CFS legislation, standards and issues

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

·         Assessment, interviewing, and counselling skills

·         Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills

·         Strong work ethic and reliable

·         Proven ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

·         Self-motivated with the ability to work independently, as well as part of a child protection unit team

·         Sensitivity to, and an understanding of First Nations culture and values

·         Ability to speak and/or understand the Cree or Dene language would be an asset

 

Working Conditions:

·         Fast-paced environment

·         Confidentiality environment with access to sensitive information

·         Overnight and remote travel approximately 30% of the time

·         Maintain a satisfactory Prior Contact check, Child Abuse Registry Check, Criminal Record Check and Driver’s Abstract

·         Maintain a 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:  Friday, January 21, 2022

 

Awasis Agency provides service to Indigenous children and families, therefore preference will be given to Indigenous applicants. Applicants are encouraged to self-identify. Individuals interested in this challenging opportunity please reference Competition Number 2022-005 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 #2022-005

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.

 

**Note: Following the Provincial Mandate – all employees must provide proof of full

Covid-19 vaccination**

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