Position: Child & Family Services Worker
Agency: Anishinaabe Child & Family Services
Conditions: Permanent Full-Time
Location: Lake Manitoba Sub-Office
Closing Date: 12 noon, Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The Anishinaabe Child & Family Service Agency (ACFS) delivers mandated services and programs in a manner which will maintain and strengthen the individual, the family and the First Nations community with the context of aboriginal values and customs. The goal of our work is to protect our children, promote family wellness, and strengthen our community.
Anishinaabe Child & Family Services is seeking one (1) Child & Family Services Worker on a full-time permanent basis to work out of the Lake Manitoba sub-office.
Under the direction and supervision of the Supervisor, the Child and Family Services Worker manages a case load of children in care and/or Family Service files including protection and voluntary service cases under Anishinaabe Child & Family Services. The worker is responsible for case planning, monitoring referrals and ongoing assessment and evaluation. Offers assistance to children and families through basic counselling, advocacy and support as required. Works to empower families to adequately provide for the physical and emotional well-being of their family members.
- Management of case load as assigned by Supervisor
- On-going assessment and evaluation of families serviced
- Empower children and families to develop to their fullest potential
- Court preparation
- Advocate for families and children
- Function as an effective team member
- Referrals to other resources as needed
- Network with external/internal collateral
Qualifications / Requirements
- A positive role model in the community.
- Ability to develop positive relationships with people.
- Knowledge about children and families.
- Good assessment skills.
- Excellent communication and organizational skills.
- Related work experience.
- Ability to take direction.
- Willing to train.
- Willing to work with a mentor.
- Willing to learn the Provincial Legislation and Standards.
- Ability to work as a team member.
- Ability to utilize community traditional values and beliefs pertaining to families and children.
- Ability to find resources and work with collateral services.
- Ability to speak an aboriginal language will be considered an asset.
- Must have own vehicle and valid driver’s license.
- Must pass Child Abuse Registry and Police Records Check.