Family Connections Worker


Location: Meadow Lake Tribal Council
Program: Human Resources

Employment Terms: Full Time
Length of Employment: Permanent
Number of Positions: 1

Salary Range: Dependent on Education & Experience
Contact Email: hrdepartment@mltc.net

Date Posted: 11/21/2019
Expiration Date: 12/06/2019

Employment Opportunity


Family Connections Worker

 Employment Opportunity

 

 

The MLTC Child & Family Services Department is seeking a dynamic motivated individual to fill the full-time position of Family Connections Worker based out of the main office in Meadow Lake/Flying Dust.


Duties include but are not limited to:

·         To receive all court documents served to the agency on behalf of off reserve clients.

·         To research mandate and Child Welfare legislation for Saskatchewan and other provinces.

·         To collect stats of off reserve files and prepare reporting requirements as per Case Management & Family Finders Agreement with Ministry of Social Services.

·         Assess each court document received, formulate a plan and provide recommendations for follow up.

·         Represent the agency “Meadow Lake Tribal Council Child & Family Services Incorporated” at all court proceedings involving client/families.

·         Assist with Child Protection Intake as requested.

·         Assist in Child Protection case management as requested.

·         Referrals to Family Support Services, Mental Health, Band referrals on behalf of clients.

Qualifications:

·         Preferred: Bachelor degree in Social Work or equivalent i.e. B.I.S.W (a certificate of Social Work may also be considered)

·         Secondary: Post-Secondary Education in a related Human Services field may be considered.

·         Should have knowledge on child development and the impact of abuse and neglect, disability and other special needs, and attachment issues as it relates to matters in child welfare services.

·         Should have the ability to understand family dynamics (i.e. strengths, deficits, ancestral clan trends, acceptance/support from the community, etc.) conduct genogram/family clan research and possess good, culturally appropriate interviewing skills.

·         Proficient with computers, i.e. Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

·         Excellent organizational skills; Interpersonal skills; & Communication skills.

·         Demonstrating initiative and adaptability.

·         Willingness to travel extensively and possession of a valid driver’s license.

·         Ability to understand/speak Cree and/or Dene is considered a valuable asset.

Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application, resume stating qualifications, related work experience, copies of credentials, current RCMP Security Clearance/Vulnerable Sector Check, copy of valid driver’s license, and three (3) current professional supervisory references to:

 

Human Resource Department

8003 Flying Dust Reserve

MEADOW LAKE, SK  S9X 1T8

Email: hrdepartment@mltc.net

Phone: (306) 236-5654   Fax: (306) 236-3509


For more information please contact CFS Supervisors Lillian Bear or Patty Bokinac @ (306) 236-8240 or visit our website @ www.mltc.net


Deadline:   Friday, December 6, 2019

 

MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,

however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.