Child and Family Service Worker

Website Government of Manitoba

Job Description:

At the full working level (SP4), the successful candidate will perform a range of duties that include: intake, conducting abuse investigations, developing case plans to ensure child safety, coordinating support services, working with collateral community agencies, assisting with after-hour services to children and families

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will play a key role in the management of protection, voluntary family service and child in care cases. Candidates who do not meet the full working level will be considered as an underfill.
  • The expectation of the successful candidate would be to achieve the full working level based on a developmental learning plan.

Job Requirements:

  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Must provide a current and satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Must provide a current and satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Must have and maintain a valid full stage class 5 driver’s license and access to a vehicle with the ability to travel on government business within the Province of Manitoba
  • Ability to identify signs of child abuse and neglect
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate or deliver difficult messages or information to clients
  • Must provide a current satisfactory Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Must be available to work evenings, weekends, statutory holidays and the after hours stand-by rotation when required
  • Effective interpersonal skills to develop positive working relationships with clients, colleagues and stakeholders
  • Effective written communication skills to write clear and concise correspondence to a variety of audiences including detailed reports
  • Post secondary degree in social sciences (preferably BSW). Other combinations of education and experience may be considered at an underfill or commensurate classification and salary level
  • Ability to work from a strength based social work practice
  • Case management experience (including intakes, assessments, service coordination, counselling, and monitoring) in a social service setting
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize complex tasks/assignments in a high volume work environment with competing demands

Job Details:

Company: Government of Manitoba

Job Category: Cities And States

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: St-Pierre-Jolys, Manitoba, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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