Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Sevices Yorkton, SK, Canada
The Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Services (YTCCFS) Inc. is seeking an enthusiastic dedicated individual to fill the position of Kinship Family Placement Worker in Yorkton. POSITION SUMMARY: The Kinship Family Placement Worker will provide a holistic approach to the wellness of the child, the family, and the community that is based on the Epistemology of First Nation law, beliefs and practices, the guidance and involvement of Elders and the support of family and community members. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor of Social Work (BSW or BISW) OR Four (4) year University undergraduate degree in a related discipline and eighteen (18) months experience in a human services field OR Certificate in Social Work with 12 months of direct child protection experience Certificate in human services field would be a definite asset Experience working in human services field. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Working in conjunction with the community programs and services and YTCCFS Inc., this individual must possess the ability to assess and identify at risk families and the ability to refer and engage the appropriate resources. Ability to use Professional Judgement and Critical thinking. Ability to work with and support the Child and Family Services Authorities. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of the Cree, Nakota, Lakota and Saulteaux Culture and the political and social objectives of the YTCCFS Inc. member First Nations. Knowledge and understanding of the impacts of colonialism on First Nation people, Indian Residential Schools, Intergenerational trauma and how these factors impact individuals and families; and the influence of the child welfare system in First Nations communities. Knowledge and understanding of the differences between the Foster Care/Extended Family Placement Program and Protection Program streams. Possess a valid driver’s license and possess a reliable vehicle. Must be willing to upgrade skills when time and funding permits. Must be willing to work evenings and weekends. Must be able to sign an “Oath of Confidentiality”. Salary is based on education and experience, and in accordance to the YTCCFS Inc. salary grid. Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check, drivers abstract, drug screen and proof of education prior to signing a letter of offer. Only applicants successfully chosen for an interview will be contacted. PLEASE SUBMIT RESUMES ALONG WITH THREE (3) LETTERS OF REFERENCE TO: Sharon Green - Human Resources Manager Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Services Inc. Telephone: (306) 782 8838 Fax: (306) 782 7780 21 Bradbrooke Ave. N. Yorkton, Saskatchewan. S3N 3R1 email@example.com Deadline for resumes: September 3,2019 @4:30 p.m .
Aug 20, 2019