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Unit Supervisor

Employer: Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba
Posted: Friday, January 14, 2022
Closes: Friday, February 11, 2022
Job Location: Brochet (Barren Lands)
Job Type: One (1) Full-Time Permanent Position
Professional Employment Opportunity

Unit: Brochet (Barren Lands) Sub-Office
Location: Barren Lands, MB


Position: Unit Supervisor
One (1) Full-Time Permanent Position

Summary of Position:

Reporting to Director of Services (North) and in accordance with Awasis Agency policies, procedures and standards, the Unit Supervisor is responsible for providing leadership to a team of staff within the specific unit of Brochet in order to ensure strong staff and work teams, as well as to develop and strengthen community based services. This position requires competencies in the areas of positive role-model leadership abilities, and demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, communication skills, time management, results management, self-management, critical thinking and problem solving.


  • BSW Degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in Child and Family Services with demonstrated positive role-model leadership ability, previous Supervisory experience is preferred
  • Working knowledge of CFS legislation, standards and issues
  • Strong commitment to community-based service delivery
  • Assessment, planning, interviewing, and counselling skills
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in crisis intervention and conflict resolution
  • Proven ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as a team setting
  • Sensitivity to and an understanding and acceptance of First Nations culture and values
  • Ability to speak and/or understand the Cree and/or Dene language would be an asset

Working Conditions:

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Confidentiality environment with access to sensitive information
  • Overnight and remote travel approximately 10% of the time
  • Maintain a satisfactory Prior Contact check, Child Abuse Registry Check, Criminal Record Check and Driver’s Abstract
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle


Awasis Agency offers a competitive salary and employee benefit package. Salary will commensurate with education and experience.

Closing Date:

Friday, February 11, 2022

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 2022-007 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 #2022-007
315 McGee Street
Winnipeg, MB R3G 1M7
Fax: 204-790-4455

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.

**Note: Following the Provincial Mandate – all employees must provide proof of full Covid-19 vaccination**

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