There are a growing number of children in care in off-reserve who require families. This program requires individuals with considerable knowledge of First Nations family systems and communities to conduct duties that are of direct benefit to the First Nations children in care off-reserve under the responsibility of the Ministry of Social Services. The position identified will be located across the province working under the governance of the designed for individuals of aboriginal ancestry. The two types of positions required are "Recruiters" and "Assessors". The Assessor proposed will have a range of skills/experience in assessing and supporting families.
Bachelor of Social Work Degree (or equivalent i.e. B.I.S.W.) (a certificate of Social Work may also be considered);
Should have experience in working with and supporting families;
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 interviewing skills;
Criminal record Check (approved), Valid Driver?s License and Vehicle (expenses provided);
Demonstrated knowledge and awareness of cultural diversity amongst aboriginal communities.
Salary to commensurate with education and experience, as per B.T.C. Human Services Corp. salary grid.
We sincerely appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.