Interlake Social Worker - Metis Child, Family & Community Services (MCFCS) Agency

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Metis Child, Family & Community Services (MCFCS) Agency is a mandated child and family services agency with the responsibility to administer and manage culturally appropriate community-based child protection and support services for Metis and Inuit people in Manitoba.

FULL TIME & TERM

Competition #: MCFCS-ISW-2021.051

Hours of Work: 7.25 hours per day

Classification and Salary: SP3 $26.96-34.72 / SP4 $29.73-$41.23 per hour

Office Location: Winnipeg, MB

Under the direction of the Unit Supervisor, the Interlake Worker works collaboratively as part of a team in providing services to our families, children and youth such as child protection and assessment, case management, recording accurate and detailed case notes, preparing documents related to legal matters, working with caregivers and collaterals. This position is currently based out of Winnipeg and provides service to the Interlake region.

Main areas of Key Responsibilities and Activities

- Conduct investigations and assessments of children at risk

- Develop collaborative relationships with caregivers for the delivery of services for the child in care

- Prepare for and participate in legal and court actions

- Complete all administrative and reporting requirements

Education and Experience

- Bachelor's degree in Social Work or BA and three years related social services experience

- Master of Social Worker would be an asset.

- Direct child welfare or front line experience would be preferred.

- Experience in crisis intervention, abuse investigation and assessment of high risk situations would be considered an asset.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

- Demonstrated understanding of Metis and Inuit culture and communities.

- Demonstrated knowledge of CFSIS, Microsoft Office, and Outlook.

- Understanding of child welfare act, standards and regulations.

- Excellent assessment, interviewing and counseling skills.

- Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills.

- Advanced communication skills, both written and oral.

- Demonstrated ability to interact with people in a sensitive, tactful, diplomatic and professional manner at all time and to work cooperatively within a team environment.

- Ability to work effectively in a high volume and time sensitive environment.

- Ability to work in an ethical manner and ensure integrity while maintaining confidentiality.

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 upon hire 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. A valid Manitoba driver's license and the use of a personal vehicle are requisites as travel within and outside the city are required. Registration with the Manitoba College of Social Workers is an asset.

MCFCS offers a supportive and progressive work environment, competitive salaries, excellent benefits package and training opportunities.

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

Preference will be given to qualified Indigenous applicants.

All are encouraged to self-declare in cover letter.

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Please visit https://mcfcs.bamboohr.com/jobs to submit your resume with cover letter

 


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