MSS/Family Finders/Section 10/Section 56 Case Worker
Location: Meadow Lake Tribal Council
Program: Child & Family Services
Employment Terms: Full Time
Length of Employment: Permanent
Number of Positions: 1
Salary Range: Dependent on Education & Experience
Contact Email: email@example.com
Date Posted: 02/11/2019
Expiration Date: 02/22/2019
MSS Family Finders/Section 10/Section 56 Case Worker
DUTIES (include but not limited to):
Family Finders Role:
· The “Recruiters” are individuals whose primary role is dedicated to locating families for children in care off-reserve who may have a membership to any Band in Saskatchewan. This recruitment activity will be undertaken both off and on-reserve.
· Conduct family assessments on sources as identified by the Ministry and jointly agreed to by the Parties.
· Conduct assessments on extended families and/or Aboriginal families, when foster families are located, referrals will be directed to either MSS or FNCFS. The Assessors will also not conduct Adoption Home study assessments but rather requests for Adoption work, if required, will be communicated to the Ministry.
Group Home Worker Role:
· To receive all documents on behalf of clients. To collect stats of files and prepare reporting requirements as per Case Management.
· Assess each document received, formulate a plan and provide recommendations for follow up.
Case Worker for Section 10 and Section 56 Agreements:
· To receive all documents on behalf of clients.
· Assess each document, formulate a plan and provide recommendations for follow up as per The Transition Planning for Youth Aging Out handbook.
· Preferred: Bachelor degree in Social Work or equivalent (i.e. B.I.S.W)
· Secondary: Certificate of Social Work, Other relevant degrees/certificates: Sociology, Psychology, Human Services, etc. may also 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
Phone: (306) 236-5654 Fax: (306) 236-6301
For more information on position requirements, please contact Patty Bokinac, CFS Supervisor @ (306) 236-8240 or visit our website @ www.mltc.net.
Deadline: Friday, February 22, 2019
MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,
however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.