KINSHIP SERVICES WORKER

Child Welfare
KINSHIP SERVICES WORKER
Kinship Services
1- Up to one year contract,
Location: Thunder Bay
Closing Date: September 18, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.


The Kinship Services Support Worker has the responsibility and duty to ensure the needs of the child(ren) are met in kinship living arrangements, when the child is not considered to be in care of the Agency. The Kinship Service Support Worker is responsible to maintain a consistent focus on the needs of the child and advocates with the Intake Unit and/or Family Wellness Unit to achieve permanency for children living with members of the child’s extended family or community.

Qualifications and Requirements: A minimum Native Child and Family Services or Social Service Worker diploma is required. A four-year HBSW is preferred. A BA in a related discipline will also be considered with a combination of related work experience. A minimum two years experience with Anishinabek children, youth, individuals and families; preferably Child Welfare experience. Candidates without the specific education qualifications and where the position does not require certified qualification to practice, but who possess an appropriate combination of experience and other academic qualifications will also be considered.

Hours of Work: 32.5 hours per week

Must have: A satisfactory Criminal Records Search; the ability to work flexible hours; travel regularly and to act on an “on-call” basis; a valid Class “G” Driver’s License; access to a reliable, personal vehicle; and $1,000,000 liability vehicle insurance.

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Only those considered for an interview will be contacted. Dilico is committed to diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Dilico gives preference to Anishinabek people.