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Child & Family Services Worker (2024-076)

Employer: Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba
Posted: Monday, July 8, 2024
Closes: Wednesday, July 24, 2024
Job Location: Thompson, MB
Job Type: One (1) Full-Time Permanent Position
Professional Employment Opportunity

AWASIS AGENCY OF NORTHERN MANITOBA
Unit: Thompson Service Delivery Office (TSDO)
Location: Thompson, MB

Position:

Position: Child & Family Services Worker
One (1) Full-Time Permanent Position

Summary of Position:

The Child & Family Services (CFS) Worker implements the policies, procedures and specific directives of Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba when working with families and children in the field of child protection. The duties include responding to community service requests and carrying a case load of protection and voluntary family files. Working collaboratively with Family Enhancement, and Foster Care, the CFS Worker conducts interviews and assessments, follows up on allegations of child protection issues, maintains regular visits with clients, ensures accurate and timely documentation, develops case plans, and partners with collateral resources.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Social Work Degree with experience in child welfare preferred or an equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered.
  • Commitment to community-based service delivery.
  • Knowledge of CFS legislation, standards, and issues an asset.
  • Experience using Child & Family Services Information System (CFSIS) preferred.
  • A desire to serve the community and work as part of a team to keep children safe.
  • Experience of doing assessments, interviews, and counselling an asset.
  • Acceptable written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Teams, and Outlook.
  • Sensitivity to, and an understanding of First Nations culture and values.
  • Ability to speak and/or understand the Cree language an asset.

Working Conditions:

  • Fast-paced office environment.
  • Access to sensitive information for which confidentiality is required.
  • 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 prior to starting the position and throughout employment as required.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle.

Salary:

Awasis Agency endeavors to be an employer of choice, and offers a competitive salary, generous paid time off, and an excellent employee benefit package. Salary will commensurate with education and experience.

Closing Date:

Wednesday, July 24, 2024

How to Apply:

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 2024-076 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 #2024-076
701 Thompson Drive
Thompson, MB R8N 2A2
Fax: 204-778-8428
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.

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