New job Case Assistant in Saskatchewan
Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $23.63 - $29.62 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan
The Ministry of Social Services, Child and Family Programs, requires a Case Assistant in Prince Albert. This role will report to a Child and Family Programs Supervisor.
As a Case Assistant, you will provide operational support to children's services and child protection units. Under the direction of the Child and Family Programs Supervisor, you will explore options for placement of the child; arrange and supervise visits; transport children to and from placements; make referrals for support services for family; coordinate case conferences; research case files and provide background information to support and implement established expectations for the child, family, extended family and others.
You may also be responsible for accompanying case workers to investigate instances of children in need of protection by observing and recording interviews, assist in assessing risks to child safety, and making recommendations to ensure the safety of the child.
You must possess a strong knowledge of human services related policies, practices and procedures. Typically, the knowledge and skills required for this position would be obtained through a diploma or degree in a Human Services related field and experience working in a human service setting.
The successful candidate must be legally eligible to operate a vehicle and will be required to work flexible hours.
Candidates must clearly indicate in their covering letter or resume where they have acquired their knowledge, skills, abilities. Selection of candidates will be assessed based on this information.
To learn more about Social Services, please visit: http://www.socialservices.gov.sk.ca/.