Direct Service Worker - Michif Child and Family Services

Classification: SYCW, $15.90 - $23.88 per hour

Hours of Work: Days, Evenings, Overnights and Weekends Competition Number: 2021041-DSW-B

Location: Winnipeg

Job Purpose

Under the supervision of the DSW Coordinator, the Direct Service Worker participates in the development and implementation of a range of goal-oriented interventions to children and/or their families. This position will work to provide in home and community support services to strengthen Metis and Inuit families.

Key Responsibilities & Activities

  • Provide basic housekeeping duties, including cooking and meal preparation (breakfast, dinner, supper and snacks).
  • Reporting broken or damaged property, including general
  • Ability to follow daily routine duties and procedures, including wake up calls and bed time
  • Ability to monitor and assess television, video and computer use, according to age appropriate rating.
  • Ability to administer medication as
  • Ability to perform daily documentation, including incident reports, menu planning and revisions (listing of allergies), discharge reports, daily logs, assessment binders, financial logs (household, recreation, allowance and restitution) admissions, including photographs, MAR sheets, fire drill
  • Providing transportation, supervision and support to any supported family visit or scheduled appointment, including completing documentation and providing communication of treatment plan.
  • Ability to determine appropriate disciplinary actions for youth on disciplinary action, documenting and communicating to other staff team members, the reason for discipline and duration of discipline, review and assess youth's progress after disciplinary action
  • Monitor family visits
  • Consult with Social Workers and collaterals to assess and review goals and plans.
  • Other duties as


  • Current CPR and Emergency First Aid is required
  • Access to a reliable vehicle and possession of a valid Manitoba class 5F driver's license as travel within the communities is required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Metis Culture and Communities
  • Grade 12
  • Current Non-Violet Crisis Intervention would be an asset
  • Ability to cook
  • Ability to maintain highly sensitive and confidential information
  • Strong interpersonal, administrative, organization and written communication
  • Proven ability to multi task and prioritize
  • Ability to determine and assess potentially dangerous situations
  • Ability to stabilize and provide safely to residents and staff
  • An Acceptable Child Abuse Registry Check, Prior Contact Check, Criminal Records Check and Driver Abstract

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applicants are encouraged to self-declare in the cover letter

Preference will be given to Metis/Inuit/ Indigenous Applicants

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