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Nogdawindamin Family and Community Services

Child Welfare Worker - Child in Care

Sault Ste. Marie
Social Services
POSTED: 1 month ago
Employer:
Nogdawindamin Family and Community Services
ES Job ID:
15497
Closing Date:
May 07, 2024
Salary:
68353
Duration:
Full Time
Job Description:
NOGDAWINDAMIN Family and Community Services, a designated Indigenous Child Welfare Agency under the Child Youth and Family Services Act serving member First Nations situated between Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury is seeking to hire a PERMANENT, FULL-TIME
CHILD WELFARE WORKER - CHILD IN CARE
LOCATION: SAULT STE. MARIE
*NEW SALARY* Salary Range: $68,353.00 to $88,915.00

The Child Welfare Worker is responsible for a varied caseload including investigating and assessing matters pertaining to children in need of protection; providing support services to families, children, Alternative Care Providers and kin care placements; and supporting children in and out-of-home placements in accordance with the Child and Family Services Act, Ministry standards, child protection protocols, risk assessment tools, Agency policies and procedures and First Nation standards of practice.

Required Skills:
- Bachelor of Social Work degree
- Social Services or Native Child Welfare Worker Diploma may be considered
- Two (2) year's direct experience in a Social Services Agency
- Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
Requirements:
- Respect for, sensitivity towards as well as knowledge and understanding of Anishnawbek culture, traditions and the Seven Grandfather Teachings
- Ability to understand and speak Anishnaabemowin is a definite asset
- Must provide a Criminal Records Check deemed satisfactory by the employer
- Must have a Class 'G' Ontario Driver's License, access to a vehicle and the ability to travel
- Must have $1M automobile insurance coverage
How to Apply:
Please submit a job-related resume and cover letter along with three work related references by:
Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - 4:00 pm
Hiring Committee
Nogdawindamin Family and Community Services
210B Gran Street, Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 0C4
Email: [email protected]

Preference will be given to Indigenous applicants. Self-Identification is encouraged.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
A full job description is located on our website at www.nog.ca

Nogdawindamin Family and Community Services has been in operation for over 30 years. We are 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.

JOIN A GROWING AND DYNAMIC ORGANIZATION OFFERING REWARDING CAREERS, COMPETITIVE SALARIES, BENEFITS, OMERS PENSION AND
A GREAT WORK ENVIRONMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS COMMITTED TO MAKING A DIFFERENCE.
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