NOTE: Please do NOT apply via email. To apply visit www.careers.gov.sk.ca
As a Resources Worker working for the Ministry of Social Services in the Meadow Lake office, you will be responsible for arranging placements for children in care based on suitability and availability of caregivers. You will be required to conduct in-depth home assessments and make recommendations regarding the use of new and existing caregiver homes. You will be required to provide personal support to caregivers and assist them in meeting their obligations to Family Services and the children/families that are placed in their homes. You will be responsible to conduct annual and periodic reviews of caregiver homes to evaluate their services and to ensure their family health, psychological, training, and professional needs are met.You will be responsible for completing place of safety and alternate care home assessments. You will also be required to provide emergency home support during times of crisis and stress.
Our successful candidate will have the knowledge of the principles and practices of social work; human growth and development and the impact of influencing factors; multicultural beliefs, values and perspective with particular emphasis on First Nations and Métis. You will have the ability to develop working relationships with a varying range of individuals, interest groups and related service providers; plan and conduct interviews with individuals and families to evaluate information, assess risk factors/family dynamics and the need for services.
You will be available to travel within your service centre area throughout its urban, rural, and reserve communities to conduct home visits. As a field worker, you will also work flexible hours to provide training and crisis support and placement services on evenings and weekends as required.
To qualify for this position you will possess a Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor of Indian Social Work degree or equivalent social work degree from an accredited university as approved by the CASW.
To apply please go to www.careers.gov.sk.ca. Click on Jobs Available to the Public then click on Permanent Full-Time. You can also search for this job using competition number: HUM008327
CLOSING DATE: June 16, 2019