Intake/Investigation Worker2018-INTAKE-021 ID: 58714

Deadline Date: Open Until Filled 

Location: Sioux Lookout

Open Until Filled Intake/Investigation Workers play a key role in responding to reports of children at risk of harm. Intake/Investigation Workers investigate referrals regarding abuse or neglect and help determine if children are safe. If they are not safe, Intake/Investigation Workers help to put in place the least intrusive measures to protect children. The work of Intake/Investigation Workers and all our staff is guided by our Mamow Obiki-ahwahsoowin Service Model  everyone working together to raise our children.

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 SIoux Lookout
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  Conduct child protection investigations.
Communicate regularly with Chief and Council and the Direct Services Supervisor on investigations and follow-up. 
Intake/Investigation Workers must become familiar with and have the ability to interpret and apply our Mamow Obiki-ahwahsoowin values, principles and policies.
Interest in helping families and learning new skills. Experience with raising a family or working with children, being a part of community life in small remote communities.
Knowledge of and lived experience with the Aboriginal culture, including land-based activities, spiritual understanding, importance of Elders, etc. For this position, familiarity with the community is required. 
Creativity in problem solving and empathetic towards children and families. Education/experience in social services or child welfare is an asset.
Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
Ability to speak Ojicree or Ojibway is a very strong asset. 
Experience conducting Child Protection Investigations a strong asset. Training will be provided. 
Must be willing to take the Child Welfare Professional Training program OR must be an authorized child protection worker. 
Strong organizational skills with the ability to follow through on tasks independently.
Professional integrity and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality is essential.
Computer skills and experience with a database system is an asset. 
Valid drivers license is preferred. 
Must be willing and able to travel
 Because of the nature of our services, Tikinagan has to make sure that the children and families we serve are safe and that the staff we hire dont pose any risks to clients. One of the measures we take is ensuring new staff provide a criminal background check. All successful applicants will require an application for, or a current, Criminal Record Check (CRC). A Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) for those positions working with children will also be required. As such, it is recommended that applicants apply for a CRC & VSC as soon as possible. ***ONLY THOSE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED*** However, we welcome applicants to contact HR if they wish to follow up on an application or inquire about other opportunities at Tikinagan.
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How To Apply:
  TO APPLY: Send your job application/resume that includes three (3) employment/character references to the Hiring Committee and include the Competition Number or the name of the position you are applying for: 
BY MAIL: P.O. Box 627, Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B1 OR
BY FAX: (807) 737-4550 OR 
DROP OFF YOUR APPLICATION AT ANY OF OUR OFFICES (ask the receptionist to fax your application to Human Resources)

Employer Contact Information

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 Human Resources
Position Title:
 Human Resources
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 Sioux Lookout
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