Family Services Supervisor (Swan River) - Michif Child and Family Services

Classification: SP5 $34.33 - $46.61 per hour

Hours of Work: 7.25 hours per day or 36.25 hours per week Competition Number: 2021003-FSS-S

Location: Swan River, Manitoba

Reporting to the Director of Service, the Family Services Supervisor will provide leadership and supervision for the unit staff, maintain and improve existing service delivery, manage unit workload distribution, and will implement all administrative, service and personnel policy and procedures within the unit.

Key Responsibilities and Activities:

  • Provide supervision and consultation to a team of Family Service Providers
  • Provide supervision and consultation to a team of Family Service Workers with respect to program/case management and
  • Provide leadership to the service unit on the resolution of identified service and administrative issues affecting the
  • Assist Unit team members assessing risk, individual and family functioning and service needs, crisis intervention, service planning and short and long-term
  • Oversee the completion of child protection investigations and court work required by unit
  • Provide advice concerning the apprehensions of children at risk and coordinate the placement in appropriate and/or available

Oversee and manages service delivery of department:

  • Participate in the development and implementation of operational plans which provide for the delivery of consistent, equitable and high quality programs and services
  • Effectively and efficiently manage human and financial resources allocated to the unit by adhering to budget allocations, unit workload distribution, performance management, staffing and training
  • Support the implementation of all Agency administrative, service and personnel policy and procedural requirements within the service unit
  • Advocate for unit and liaise with other unit teams, community services unit and external resources
  • Work collaboratively with other community and related service organizations to achieve program and service objectives
  • Maintain and improve existing service delivery systems as well as the identification and implementation of new program and services in response to client needs and service demands
  • Identify residential resource needs for the Agency as a whole, and for specific northern communities
  • Other duties as assigned

Complete all reporting requirements

  • Participate in the development and maintenance of appropriate program management/program reporting
  • Provides written reports on various residential services, including home studies and yearly
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of appropriate program management/program reporting
  • Represent respective unit teams for the purpose of reporting unit activity and project status reports to other unit Supervisors and
  • Complete written reports, file recording, forms and

Key Qualifications:


  • Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor of Arts with five years related experience working directly with children and
  • Management
  • Two years management


  • Experience working with Métis and Inuit
  • Demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills in a changing environment are required
  • Proven experience developing strategic plans, operational plans and proposals

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrate understanding and appreciation of Métis and Inuit
  • Ability to prepare reports with MS software applications: spreadsheet (Excel), word processor (Word)
  • Ability to maintain highly sensitive and confidential information


Prior to commencing employment the successful applicant will be asked to provide satisfactory results of a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search, a Child Abuse Registry Check, Prior Contact Check and a Driver's Abstract at their own expense. In light of long processing times for these checks we encourage applicants to apply early, as this will reduce wait times to begin employment.

Michif Child & Family Services offers a supportive and progressive work environment, competitive salaries, excellent benefits package and training opportunities.

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Applications will be accepted until position is 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 Indigenous Applicants

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