Nov 29, 2019

Emergency After Hours On-Call Intake Worker

  • Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Sevices
  • Yorkton, SK, Canada
Contractor Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

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: December 6, 2019 @ 4:30pm