New Job Child And Caregiver Support Worker In Saskatchewan

Child and Caregiver Support Worker
Child and Caregiver Support Worker

Child and Caregiver Support Worker

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

Full Description

Support for Caregivers (Children and Caregivers) - HUM013039

Employment Type : Expression of Interest for SGEU Term less than 9 months

Location(s) : SK-Stoon-Saskatoon

Ministry : 036 Social Services

Salary Range : $28.962-$36.299 Hourly

Salary Supplement : included in hourly salary range (in-scope)

Grade : SGEU.08.

About Us

The Ministry of Social Services invests in positive outcomes for people living with economic independence, child and family services, and supports for persons with intellectual disabilities and affordable housing. We work with citizens as they build stronger lives through economic independence, strong families, and community organizations.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a dynamic individual who is committed to improving the lives of children and families, who will provide a range of services designed to provide protective, pre-needful and support workers in our Family Connections Unit. The family-centered case management model''

In this position you will work.

  • Be responsible for casework and resource planning related to a variety of programs in care, foster families, and extended family caregivers. )
  • Working effectively and positively to support regional directions that continually improve or improve service for children, their families?
  • Provide training or facilitation of groups for educational/support purposes; )
  • Conduct family assessments for prospective adoptive families, or foster families based on caregivers.
  • Facilitate placements, provide post-placement support and maintenance. ;)
  • Provide support for caregivers to develop plans in children's best interests and work to establish the supports required.
  • How do foster parents plan and prepare for their child's return home? (No religion) )
  • As a liaison and consultant, with FNCFS and other community agencies, on matters relating to service delivery for caregivers and decisions regarding children. ;)
  • Completing documentation in accordance with professional standards of practice.

The Ideal Candidate

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Have a sincere commitment to relationships and community, practicing from a place of connection.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking in completing risk assessment, judgment and decision making skills by implementing stringent protocols and processes for the transfer of files to Child Protection or other child and family service workers and supervisors.
  • Have knowledge of multiple cultural beliefs and values, with emphasis on First Nations and Métis.
  • Have knowledge of poverty, systemic and socioeconomic issues? How they impact people.
  • On behalf of clients, I advocate for access to services and resources, remove barriers to independence and promote client well-being.

If you have a passion for ensuring the safety and well-being of children, then why would you want to join a collaborative, dedicated team of professionals who are focused on strengthening our communities and culture?

What we offer:

  • Dynamic, challenging work;
  • A competitive salary;
  • Career benefits package including pension, tax exemptions and other benefits?
  • Vacation, earned days off (EDO's) and other types of leave.
  • Inclusive work environments; and
  • Advancement opportunities.

To qualify for this position, you will possess a Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor of Indigenous Social Work degree from an accredited university, as approved by the SASW/CASW or CASWE; OR a Human Service Degree plus relevant related experience; OR a Social Work Certificate plus relevant related experience. All out of country education must be assessed as accredited for Canadian equivalency.

Human service degrees include a Bachelor of Arts in sociology or psychology, education and human justice (or Indigenous Studies) or a bachelor of science in health science/ nursing plus relevant work experience.

The successful candidate must travel, work in flexible hours that may include evenings or weekends, and transport children (or parents) in the service.

In their cover letter or resume, candidates must clearly indicate where they acquired their knowledge and skills. The selection of nominees will be based on this information.

While the representation of Indigenous people within the Ministry of Social Services has been prioritized, all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and only those who are requested for an interview will be contacted.

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Preference will be given to qualified equity group members who 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

Criminal Record Check Requirement : The successful candidate shall be subject to a Criminal Record Check, including a vulnerable sector query, as a condition of employment

Number of Openings : 1

Closing Date : Sep 28, 2023, 12:59:00 AM