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Child & Caregiver Support Worker
Child & Caregiver Support Worker

Child & Caregiver Support Worker

Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $28.96–$36.30 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

Child & Caregiver Support Worker - HUM011729
Employment Type : Permanent Full-time
Location(s) : SK-North Central-Prince Albert
Ministry : 036 Social Services
Salary Range : $28.962 - $36.299 Hourly
Salary Supplement : included in hourly salary range (in-scope)
Grade : SGEU.08.

The Ministry of Social Services, Child and Family Programs division in the North service area requires three Child & Caregiver Support Workers to join the Foster Care Resources unit. The positions available are located in the Prince Albert and will 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, alternate caregivers, foster parents, adoptive parents, 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, extended family caregivers, and or foster families. 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 extended family based caregivers, foster parents, adoptive families, and/or facilitate 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 and or extended family caregivers to plan and prepare the child’s return home. You will act as a liaison and consultant where required, with First Nations Child & Family Services Agencies 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.

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 cover letter or resume where they have acquired their knowledge, skills, and abilities. Selection of candidates will be assessed based on this information.

To learn more about Social Services, please visit the following website: https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/government-structure/ministries/social-services

Prince Albert-

Located in the heartland of lake country Saskatchewan, the City of Prince Albert is a vibrant and innovative municipality that prides itself on being a family focused community. Prince Albert is a recreational paradise that offers all the benefits of big city amenities including access to arts, entertainment and unique cultural experiences. The city is leading the way in creating an active, prosperous and healthy City of opportunity for our 36,000 residents. https://citypa.ca/

While the representation of Indigenous staff within the Ministry of Social Services has been prioritized, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. All candidate applications will be reviewed and only those requested to interview will be contacted.

Preference will be given to qualified equity group members who self-declare in this online application, as identified in "diversity groups" below
Diversity Groups : Aboriginal persons

Hours of Work : B - SGEU Field 37.33 - work a total of 37.33 hours/week, averaged over 4 weeks
Number of Openings : 3

Closing Date: Aug 9, 2022, 12:59:00 AM