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Child Protection Workers

Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services

Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services

Parry Sound

Estimated: $50,000 – $72,000 a year

Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services provides a competitive salary and benefits and is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process.

Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services is currently in the designation process to become a fully mandated Child Well-Being Agency to provide Prevention and Protection Services. We serve the Employment Opportunity communities of Wahnapitae, Nipissing, Dokis, Henvey, Magnetawan, Shawanaga, and Wausauksing First Nations.

Reporting to the Team Supervisor, the Child Protection Worker is responsible for a varied caseload including investigating and assessing matters pertaining to children/youth in need of protection; providing support services to families, children/youth, Alternative Care Providers, Kin Care placements and supporting children/youth in and out-of-home placements in accordance with the Child Youth and Family Services Act, Ministry Standards, Child Protection Protocols, Risk Assessment tools, Agency Policies And Procedures and First Nation Standards of Practice.

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Social Work Degree preferred
Minimum education is a Community College Diploma in Social Services or a Native Child Protection Worker diploma may be considered
Minimum Experience is two (2) years direct experience in a social services agency

Other Requirements:
Respect for, sensitivity towards, as well as knowledge and understanding of Anishinabek culture, traditions and the Seven Grandfather Teachings.
Knowledge of the Child Youth and Family Services Act
Knowledge of First Nation service delivery, customs and traditions in relation to Child Protection
Knowledge of external services and service agencies
Must provide a clear Police Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Check
Must have a Class ‘G’ Ontario Driver’s Licence, access to a vehicle and the ability to travel
Must have $1M auto insurance liability coverage

Please provide 3 work related references.

REQUIREMENTS

4 positions to cover the Hwy. 69 South Corridor
1 position Nipissing
2 positions Sudbury
Positions Open Until Filled

Niijaansinaanik is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in accordance with the Accessibility
for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Accommodations are available upon
request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process. Please submit your resume and cover letter
along with three work related references to:
Bonnie Reid, Director of Human Resources
Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services
940A Main Street, Dokis First Nation, ON P0M 2N1
Email to: careers@niijcfs.com or fax to (705) 223-7439
Application deadline is:
To remain posted until all positions are filled
Preference will be given to applicants of Native ancestry, please self-identify, and indicate which location you
are applying for. We thank all those applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview
will be contacted.
For a more detailed job description, please contact
Human Resources at careers@niijcfs.com
or call (705) 923-8400

 

ATTENTION JOB SEEKERS • The job description presented in this posting is solely that of the employer. The YMCA Employment Service is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or currency of this information and does not accept any liability for the conduct and/or practices of employer.

 

To apply for this job email your details to careers@niijcfs.com

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