Agency: Southeast Child & Family Services
Competition No.: 2018-0202
Classification: SP5 – Qualified candidates salary range: $61,880.49 - $84,0054.45
Conditions: Full-time, Unionized, One-Year Term Contract
Department: Bloodvein City Unit
Location: 1410 Mountain Ave.
Closing Date: 4:00 pm, April 3, 2018
Southeast Child & Family Services (SECFS) provides a full range of services under the CFS Act, CFS Authorities Act and the Adoptions Act, with the primary responsibility to
provide culturally appropriate services to both on and off reserve families and children who have a legal and cultural-affiliation with the First Nation communities served by SECFS.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Bachelor of Social Work degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in front line child welfare.
- A minimum three (3) years child welfare or related supervisory experience.
- Ability to speak a First Nations Language (Ojibwe preferred), will be considered an asset.
- Demonstrated knowledge and respect for the Ojibway Culture and traditional philosophy
- Demonstrated experience within the following areas:
- Must have a strong working knowledge of The Child and Family Services Act and Regulations, The Authorities Act and The Adoption Act and an awareness of aboriginal child welfare practices. Thorough knowledge of the governing and delivery of child protection programming in Manitoba. Prior child welfare experience in front line case management dealing with children and families.
- The ability to mentor and advise staff with challenging caseloads, to gain cooperation of others in a rapidly changing environment;
- Demonstrated skills in areas of crisis intervention, child protection investigations (including gathering and analyzing information to implement appropriate action) and assessing high risk situations to determine appropriate response times as per standards.
- Experience within intake, child protection, family enhancement, and family service delivery.
- Excellent organizational ability, problem solving, evaluation and assessment skills.
- Knowledge of substance abuse, family violence, child abuse/neglect and community resources.
- Demonstrated leadership skills and supervisory ability
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as excellent organizational skills
- Ability to deal with grief and loss issues; and to de-escalate conflict and provide resolution.
- Strong written communication skills and ability to prepare documents and comprehensive reports.
- Intermediate knowledge with computer programs such as MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
Conditions of Employment
- A valid driver’s license is required.
- Candidate must also be willing to travel to and work with the designated First Nation Community for the position;
- Satisfactory Criminal Records Check, Child Abuse, Adult Abuse Registry checks is a requirement of all SECFS employment positions.
How To Apply
We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
SUBMIT BY EMAIL OR FAX
Forward your resume (with 3 references) and cover letter stating clearly how you meet the qualifications stated in this job posting. Please cite the competition number and position in the subject line when submitting by email or fax.
Fax: (204) 947-0009