New job Child and Caregiver Support Worker - Eligibility List in Saskatchewan
Child and Caregiver Support Worker - Eligibility List
Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $28.39 - $35.59 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan
The South Service Area in Regina requires several Child & Caregiver Support Workers to provide services under the Authority of The Child and Family Services Act and The Adoption Act.
You will provide a range of services designed to provide protective, preventative and support services to extended families, foster parents, adoptive parents, alternate caregivers, plus children and their families using the P.R.I.D.E. model and the Family Centered Case Management Model of practice.
As a Child & Caregiver Support Worker, you will be responsible for delivery of services, which include casework and resource planning related to a variety of programs for children in care, foster families and/or extended family caregivers.
You will work effectively and positively with co-workers, supervisors, the regional management team and caregivers to support regional directions that continuously improve or enhance service delivery to children and their families. You may be required to deliver training or facilitate groups for educational/support purposes. You may conduct intensive home studies for prospective adoptive families, foster parents, extended family based caregivers and/or facilitate foster care placements and provide post-placement support and maintenance.
You may provide support to caregivers to develop planning for children’s best interests and work with them in establishing the supports they require. You may work with foster parents/caregivers to plan and prepare the child’s return home.
You will act as a liason and consultant where required, with FNCFS and other community agencies, on matters relating to service delivery and decisions regarding children. When required, you will be expected to represent the unit, Ministry and region on various agency, community or internal committees. You will be required to travel throughout the city and rural area and work flexible hours.
The successful candidate will be required to work flexible hours and travel.
To qualify for this position you will possess a Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Indigenous Social Work, or an equivalent Bachelor of Social Work degree from an accredited university, as approved by the SASW or CASW/CASWE.
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.
Preference will be given to qualified equity group members who self-declare in this online application as identified in the diversity group as Aboriginal persons.
To learn more about Social Services, please visit the following website: https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/government-structure/ministries/social-services