Employer: West Region Child & Family Services Inc.
Posted: Thursday, April 15, 2021
Job Location: Winnipeg
Job Type: Permanent Position
|West Region Child and Family Services (WRCFS) is a mandated First Nations child and family services Agency responsible to provide a full range of services, including statutory services, voluntary services and prevention services to the children and families of its nine First Nations, residing on and off reserve. The purpose of the programs of WRCFS is to sustain, support, and enhance family and community life.|
Wraparound Facilitators are the touch point for the children and families involved in the Circle of Care Wraparound Program. They implement the Wraparound process and are responsible for the day to day service coordination. They work with the Wraparound Team for each youth to ensure services are provided in a culturally infused manner by following the four phases of Wraparound which include Engagement, Planning, Implementation and Transition.
- Coordinates individualized Wraparound services for targeted youth-in-care and their families.
- Provides integrated case management using the wraparound process.
- Assist targeted youth and their families to identify strengths/needs utilizing the Wraparound process.
- Ability to collaborate with community resources and professionals in development of Individual Care Plans to provide social and emotional support to targeted youth.
- Works with youth and family in the transition process and to graduate from the wraparound program.
- Coordinates crisis management processes to ensure safety of targeted youth-in-care.
- Participate in monthly team meetings with Wraparound Coordinator and Project Manager.
- Submits required monthly and weekly data to Wraparound Coordinator to ensure documentation of Circle of Care Wraparound Program youth and family activities and to track progress.
- Participates in scheduled trainings as determined by Wraparound Coordinator and Project Manager.
- Assists evaluator with data collection and Circle of Care Wraparound Program evaluation process.
- Carries out all of the other activities as identified in the work plan or that are identified throughout the project.
- BSW or related field required with minimum of two years direct experience working with Aboriginal children, youth and their families.
- Must have excellent report writing, organizational, time management, and communication skills.
- Must have excellent interpersonal skills.
- Must be able to work as part of a team.
- Knowledge of and appreciation for Ojibway culture and aspirations are essential.
- The ability to speak Ojibway will be considered a definite asset.
- Must have experience in crisis management and working with high-risk youth and families.
- Must be proficient using Microsoft Office, i.e. Word, Power point, Outlook, etc.
The successful applicant must provide WRCFS with a current Criminal Record check that includes a Vulnerable Sector Search, Child Abuse Registry check, Prior Contact check and Driver’s Abstract prior to the commencement of employment. Travel is required. A valid driver’s license and access to means of reliable transportation for work is a condition of employment.
Commensurate with experience and training and according to Provincial pay scale.
Deadline for Applications:
Open until position is filled
How to Apply:
Please submit resume with covering letter to:
Laurie Sanderson, BSW
Regional Wraparound Program Manager
West Region Child & Family Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 280, Erickson, Manitoba R0J 0P0
Fax: (204) 622-5248
We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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