Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Sevices

The Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Services Inc. Administration is mandated to provide appropriate preventative and protective child and family services to the members of the fourteen member First Nations (Ocean Man First Nation, Kahkewistahaw First Nation, Cote First Nation, Keeseekoose First Nation, Key First Nation, Sakimay First Nation, Cowessess First Nation, Pheasant Rump Nakota First Nation, White Bear First Nation, Ochapowace Nation, Peepeekisis Cree Nation, Star Blanket Cree Nation, Nekaneet First Nation, and Little Black Bear's Band) pursuant to, and consistent with, the provisions of the FSIN's Indian Child Welfare and Family Support Act and The Saskatchewan Child Welfare Act.

Value Statements

  • Respect: We honor and respect our children, 14 member First Nations, our care givers, our Board members, and each other with dignity and honor.
  • Honesty: We are honest and fair in all our deliberations, decisions and actions.
  • Accountability: We act in good faith in the best interest of our children and support our First Nation communities by a dedicated, caring and professional staff.
  • Integrity: We are committed to work together to achieve our vision and maintain our Oath of Confidentiality.
Full-time
 
Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Sevices Yorkton, SK, Canada
POSITION SUMMARY : Under the direction of the Director of Protection and Intake Manager, the Intake Worker is responsible to immediately respond to all allegations of the maltreatment of children. This position collaborates with the Program Managers and the Integrated Family Service Workers on an investigative plan and will report and coordinate an investigative approach with the proper authorities. The Intake Worker will ensure the protection and safety of the child(ren) by observing interviews conducted by police and through appropriately ascertaining the facts will apprehend and place the child(ren) in a place of safety. This position may at times perform intake processes and accurately records documentation requirements according to YTCCFS Inc. policies, procedures and protocols as well as the Provincial Child Abuse Protocol. Other duties may include and are not limited to preparing court documents and attending court proceedings pertaining to children in care from YTCCFS Inc. member First Nations.     Qualifications:   The successful candidate must have a BSW (BISW) AND two (2) to five (5) years direct child protection services experience; OR a University undergraduate degree in a directly related discipline AND two (2) to five (5) years direct child protection services. Other qualifications include: Knowledge of the FSIN Indian Child and Family Support Act and Saskatchewan Child Welfare Act . Knowledge of the Cree, Nakota and Saulteaux Culture and the political and social objectives of the YTCCFS Inc. member First Nations. Significant experience in court processes and procedures regarding child abuse and children in care. Ability to interpret and apply provincial and federal legislation regarding child abuse. Ability to analyze, assess, recognize and monitor behavioural and physical indicators of abuses. Must have in-depth ability to prepare and present court documents. Demonstrated ability in verbal and written communication. Ability to utilize computer hardware and software programs. Must have ability to prioritize tasks to meet changing demands, priorities and workload commitments. Ability to use a collaborative approach with professionals and individuals involved in the protection and planning for the child(ren). Must provide a current criminal record check and submit to Abuse Registry screening. Must sign an Oath of Confidentiality. Must provide a clean driver’s abstract and have access to a reliable vehicle. Able to work some evenings and weekends. Preference will be given to Aboriginal applicants. Applicants must self-identify upon application.   Salary range for this position is $56,000.00 - $71,000.00 annually.   Candidates selected for an interview are required to provide a current criminal record check, drivers abstract, prohibited drug screen and education credentials prior to signing a letter of offer.   PLEASE SUBMIT RESUMES WITH THREE (3) WRITTEN REFERENCES TO: L. Sharon Green - Human Resources Manager Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Services Inc. 21 Bradbrooke Ave North -  Yorkton, SK          S3N 3R1 Telephone: (306) 782-8838         Fax: (306) 782-7780 Email: recruitment@ytccfs.com   DEADLINE: April 1, 2020 @ 4:30 P.M.
Feb 21, 2020
Part-time
 
Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Sevices Yorkton, SK, Canada
POSITION SUMMARY : Under the supervision of the Emergency After Hour On-Call Manager and On-Call Supervisor, the Emergency After Hour On-Call Intake Workers will; investigate child abuse/neglect referrals; assess risk for child safety; determine involvement and safety plans for families in crisis. You will also be required to travel, work flexible hours and lift and carry small children and transport families.   QUALIFICATIONS: BSW (BISW) AND two (2) to five (5) years direct child protection services experience is preferable; OR a University undergraduate degree in a directly related discipline AND two (2) to five (5) years direct child protection services. Other combinations of educational training and/or experience will be considered . Must have knowledge of: FSIN Indian Child and Family Support Act and Saskatchewan Child Welfare Act. Cree, Nakota and Saulteaux Culture and the political and social objectives of the YTCCFS INC. member first nations. poverty and other socio-economic issues and how they impact people; human growth and development and the impact of influencing factors; systemic barriers that affect clients and communities; •multicultural beliefs, values and perspectives with particular emphasis on First Nations people; and a range of human behavioural theories and intervention strategies. Must have the ability to: plan and conduct interviews with individuals and families who may display a broad range of emotions to gather and evaluate relevant information, assess risk factors/family dynamics and the need for services; organize, present and record information in a clear, concise, complete, accurate and timely manner which allows others to understand the reasons for a decision/recommendation or the need for further action; recognize potential risks to the safety and well-being of clients, staff and the community and take timely actions to respond to or de-escalate crisis situations; access appropriate community resources in response to specific client needs; operate a vehicle independently in both rural and urban communities; and work a rotation of non traditional hours Candidates will be: client-service oriented; self-confident in order to make appropriate decisions in a highly charged environment; non-judgmental in order to respond without prejudices or preconceived opinions, and to establish and maintain communication and build rapport; flexible in order to respond to a variety of situations   Only candidates screened in for interview will be contacted. Successful candidates will be required to provide a criminal/vulnerable sector check, drivers abstract, prohibited drug screen and education credentials prior to signing a letter of offer.   PLEASE SUBMIT RESUMES WITH THREE (3) WRITTEN REFERENCES TO: Sharon Green - Human Resources Manager Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Services Inc. 21 Bradbrooke Ave North - Yorkton, SK   S3N 3R1 Telephone: (306) 782-8838         Fax: (306) 782-7780 Email: recruitment@ytccfs.com   Deadline: March 12, 2020 @ 4:30pm
Feb 13, 2020