New Job Child Protection Worker - Rotational Schedule In Saskatchewan

Child Protection Worker - Rotational Schedule
Child Protection Worker - Rotational Schedule

Child Protection Worker - Rotational Schedule

Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $31.86–$39.93 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

The child protection worker rotation schedule is: - HUM013019
Employment Type : Expression of Interest for SGEU Term less than 9 months
Location(s) : SK-Far North West-Buffalo Narrows
Ministry : 036 Social Services
Salary Range : $31.860-$39.929 Hourly
Salary Supplement : included in hourly salary range (in-scope)
Grade : SGEU.09.

About Us

The Ministry of Social Services invests in positive outcomes for people in areas of income support, child care, and support for persons with disabilities and affordable housing. We work with citizens as they build better lives for themselves through economic independence, strong families, and strong community organizations.

The Opportunity

Does working in a Northern location of the province with the flexibility to work a rotation of 2 weeks on 2 weeks off interest you? We are looking for dynamic individuals who are devoted to helping others and improving the lives and wellbeing of children and families to join our team as Child Protection Workers. In this role, you will provide a range of services designed to provide protective, preventative and support services to children and their families using The Family Centered Case Management Model of practice.

We recognize the importance employees place on flexibility in their work and balance between work, family and leisure. We have the unique opportunity to offer candidates interested in working in our Buffalo Narrows location a two (2) week drive-in position, over a four (4) week averaging period. You will work 11 hour days for two months and then return to your place of residence for two weeks off.

While on site for 2 weeks, child protection workers also provide emergency work in the evening when required. Staff housing may be provided at the beginning and end of the rotation. Successful candidates may travel from their home location to the Buffalo Niagara Falls.

In this position you will work.

  • Be responsible for investigating allegations of child abuse, physical or sexual abuse, and assessing family functioning, determining risk factors for the children's safety, implementing intervention plans and providing support services to families as required.
  • When necessary, initiate Family Court proceedings and work through this process with the family.
  • In cases where the children are admitted to the Ministry, manage their needs including placement in foster care and alternative resources, assessment and treatment planning to ensure that individual health, social and psychological needs are met in preparation for return home.
  • and necessary plan for children placed in care on a long-term basis. This process often includes working with First Nations and other child services, he said.
  • Open and maintain honest work relationships, encouraging teamwork with clients, families, and other members of the community; and:
  • Screen, identify and prioritize referrals for service. Provide appropriate intervention plans; consult with other professionals as necessary; complete documentation in accordance with professional standards of practice.

The Ideal Candidate

As successful candidates, you will be.

  • Have a sincere commitment to invest in relationships and community, practicing from a place of connection.
  • Demonstrate well-developed 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 a particular emphasis on First Nations and Métis.
  • Have knowledge of poverty, systemic and socioeconomic issues? How they impact people.
  • Advocate on behalf of clients to ensure access to resources, remove barriers to independence and promote client well-being. '

To qualify for this position, you must possess a Bachelor of Social Work or an accredited degree in Social Work from an approved university as approved by the SAWS/CASW or CASWE. The successful candidates will be required to travel, work flexible hours in the evening and weekends and transport children (and parents) in service delivery.

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

The northern community of Buffalo Narrows is a major centre in the area, located between the communities of Ile-a-la-Crosse and La Loche. Nestled in the narrows between two lakes and surrounded by forests, this location has offered some of the best hunting and fishing for countless generations. Industry in the area is diverse ranging from mining and forestry to fishing, wild rice harvesting and tourism. To learn more about the community visit: Buffalo Narrows – Economic Development Corporation (

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;
  • Advancement opportunities; and
  • Flexible work arrangements.

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 : 2

Closing Date: Sep 18, 2023, 12:59:00 AM