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.
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
Deadline: December 6, 2019 @ 4:30pm