Community Supervisor - Black River Community (SECFS)

Community Supervisor - Black River Community (SECFS)

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Southeast Child & Family Services AgencyPosition: Community Supervisor
Agency: Southeast Child & Family Services

Competition No.: 2018-0268
Classification: SP5 – Qualified candidates salary range: $61,880.49 - $84,0054.45 
Conditions: Full-time, Permanent 
Department: Black River Community  
Location: Black River First Nations Community Office  
Closing Date: 4:00 pm on January 11, 2019 

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.

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Criteria & Responsibilities

  • Provide protection and prevention services to the children and families of the designated First Nations community;
  • Knowledge of Child and Family Services Information System (CFSIS) and Intake Module (IM);
  • Willing to carry family protection and children-in-care caseload;
  • Able to handle and intervene in crisis situations in an appropriate manner;
  • Able to establish and maintain partnerships with community resources for the clients and team;
  • Willing to participate in agency events and training as required;
  • Able to problem solve and be creative with addressing matters that arise;
  • Some flexibility with hours may be required.A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in child welfare.
  • Bachelor of Social Work degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum two (2) years 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
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as excellent organizational skills
  • Intermediate knowledge with computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • IM, SDM process and CFSIS experience is essential.

Conditions of Employment

  • A valid class five driver’s license, reliable vehicle and auto-loss of use
  • 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.
  • Must be available to work after hours and weekends upon request

How To Apply

We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


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.

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