Children’s Services Worker Job at Government of Saskatchewan – in Prince Albert, SK
Employment Type: Permanent Full-time
Location(s): SK-North Central-Prince Albert
Ministry: 036 Social Services
Salary Range: $28.394 – $35.587 Hourly
Salary Supplement: included in hourly salary range (in-scope)
The Ministry of Social Services, Child & Family Programs Division in the North Service Area, requires a Children’s Services Worker in the Youth Resources Unit located in the Prince Albert office to provide services under the Authority of The Child and Family Services Act and The Adoption Act. You will provide a range of services designed to provide protective, preventative and support services to children and their families utilizing The Family Centered Case Management Model and P.R.I.D.E. Model of practice.
As a Children’s Services Worker, you will be responsible for delivery of services, which includes casework and permanency planning related to a variety of programs for children in care and their caregivers. You will be part of a team that provides assessment, develops plans and implements case plans, provides training and support to ensure that the physical, social, cultural, psychological and educational needs of children are met, and support foster families in providing these same services to children in their home and care.
As part of the Child and Family Program team, you will work effectively and positively with co-workers, supervisors, management and caregivers to support directions to continuously improve or enhance service delivery to children and their families. You will act as a liaison and consultant, where required, with FNCFS (First Nation Child and Family Services) and other community agencies on matters relating to service delivery and decisions regarding children. When required, you will be expected to represent the unit, Ministry and service area on various agency, community or internal committees.
To qualify, you will possess a Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Indigenous Social Work or an alternate bachelor level social work degree from an accredited university, as approved by SASW or CASW/CASWE.
You must possess a current and valid driver’s licence. You will be required to travel throughout the city and rural areas and to work flexible hours.
Candidates must clearly indicate in their application, resume or cover letter how they have acquired the skills and abilities required for this position. Applicants will be screened based on the information provided.
To learn more about Social Services, please visit the following website: https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/government-structure/ministries/social-services
Located in the heartland of lake country Saskatchewan, the City of Prince Albert is a vibrant and innovative municipality that prides itself on being a family focused community. Prince Albert is a recreational paradise that offers all the benefits of big city amenities including access to arts, entertainment and unique cultural experiences. The City is leading the way in creating an active, prosperous and healthy City of opportunity for our 36,000 residents. https://citypa.ca/
Preference will be given to qualified equity group members who self-declare in this online application, as identified in “diversity groups” below
Diversity Groups: Aboriginal persons
Hours of Work: B – SGEU Field 37.33 – work a total of 37.33 hours/week, averaged over 4 weeks
Number of Openings: 1
Closing Date: Sep 30, 2021, 12:59:00 AM
Company: Government of Saskatchewan –
Company Location: Prince Albert, SK