Residential Care Worker (6 Positions) ID: 64223

Deadline Date: 2020/05/31

Location:  Thunder Bay

The Residential Care Worker is under the direct supervision of and reports to the DSS-Residential. The Residential Care Worker's main responsibilities are to maintain our foster homes through visitations on a regular basis and respond to referrals for opening Provisional and Foster Homes. The worker submits reports, assessments and documentation on a timely basis to substantiate these visits and is responsible for the case management of foster care files. The Residential Care Worker provides crisis intervention and support services to foster parents. In addition, the worker will, in partnership with the Legal Services Worker, focus on Band Representative cases where families/children are involved with other Child and Family agencies outside of our jurisdiction.

Posting Date:
2020/05/01
City:
 Thunder Bay
Province:
 Ontario
Address:
 905 Victoria Avenue East
Start Date:
 2020/05/01
Type:
 Full-Time
Hours:
 NA
Wage:
 NA
Number of positions:
  6
Days of work:
 
Occupation:
 Business, Finance and Administration, Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion
Duties:
- The Residential Care Worker is under the direct supervision of and reports to the Residential Supervisor.
- The Residential Care Workers main responsibilities are to maintain our foster homes through visitations on a regular basis and respond to referrals for opening Provisional and Foster Homes.
- The worker submits reports, assessments and documentation on a timely basis to substantiate these visits and is responsible for the case management of foster care files.
- The Residential Care Worker provides crisis intervention and support services to foster parents.
- In addition, the worker will, in partnership with the Legal Services Worker, focus on Band Representative cases where families/children are involved with other Child and Family agencies outside of our jurisdiction. 
Qualifications:
- This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all applicants.
- Persons of First Nations Ancestry will be given preference (OHRC, Part II, Special Employment). We invite applicants to Self-Identify if Indigenous, Metis or Inuit.
- Experience in child welfare is an asset.
- Knowledge of Foster Care Licensing Standards is an asset
- Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
- Possess skills in planning, organizing, problem solving, decision making, and communication
- A valid drivers license is preferred, willing and able to travel, and a Criminal Records Check must be provided prior to employment.
- Basic understanding of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act.
- Appropriate educational qualifications and/or equivalent combination of experience and training to manage the tasks and responsibilities of the position.
- Experience with special needs and high risk children, behavioral problems and crisis intervention.
Misc.:
 
Closing Date/Apply by:
2020/05/31
How 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
• BY EMAIL: HR@tikinagan.org  OR
• DROP OFF YOUR APPLICATION AT ANY OF OUR OFFICES (ask the receptionist to fax your application to Human Resources)

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Human Resources
Position Title:
 
Company Name:
 Tikinagan Child & Family Services
Address:
 65 King Street, Sioux Lookout
City:
 Sioux Lookout
Province:
 ON
Postal Code:
 P8T 1B8
Phone:
 8077373466
E-mail:
 hr@tikinagan.org
Web Address:
 //www.tikinagan.org
 

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