Child Welfare Worker (File #11/19)

Posted on March 1, 2019. Region: Kenora, ON

Position Summary
The Child Welfare Worker is responsible for the provision of a broad range of child welfare services including intake, assessment, and clinical intervention with children and their families. They will be required to conduct investigations, provide emergency services, make application to the court and ensure that the needs of the children living either in their own home, or in care, are met. Child Welfare Workers are assigned to a specific service stream, but may at times, be required to work in multiple or different service streams at any given time.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
 Responsible for the provision of a broad range of child welfare services including intake, assessment and clinical intervention with children and their families.
 Required to conduct investigations, provide emergency services, make application to the court and ensure that the needs of children living either in their own home, or in care, are met.
 May at times be required to work in multiple or different service streams.
 Be familiar with and provide services in compliance with relevant legislation, ministry regulations and standards, and agency policies and procedures.
 Complete required documentation in accordance with prescribed agency, ministry and legal standards.
 Collaborate with other staff, agencies and professionals in the provision of, and advocacy for, services to children and their families.
 Demonstrated computer skills and good communication skills, both orally and in writing.

Qualifications: 

 An awareness of Indigenous issues, including knowledge of the communities, family structure, customs and traditions, is an asset.
 Must possess a B.S.W. or M.S.W degree with two to three years of experience in Social Work.
 Applicants with similar academic qualifications and related experience may be considered.

Required: 

 Must possess a valid Class G Ontario Driver's Licence and have access to a reliable vehicle with OPCF6A Insurance endorsement and minimum of $1000 000.00 Liability
 Clear criminal reference check, Clear Vulnerable Sector check, Clear Internal Records Check and a Clear Driver’s Abstract

Location:


Red Lake, ON

Job type: Full-time

Contact Information

Denise Kearney
Phone: 807-467-5437
Email: [email protected]

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