Child Protection Worker ID: 66680

Deadline Date: 2022/06/15

Location:  Marathon

The Child Protection Worker receives referral information, investigates allegations of abuse and neglect, assesses the need for ongoing agency involvement, and provides short- or long-term therapeutic interventions and support as required to prevent circumstances which may lead to child maltreatment.

Posting Date:
2021/06/15
City:
 Marathon
Province:
 Ontario
Address:
 
Start Date:
 
Type:
 Full-Time
Hours:
 33.75
Wage:
 
Number of positions:
 1
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Occupation:
 
Duties:
 
  • Provide protection and counselling services to families and children, including placing and supporting children in alternative care settings when indicated by safety assessments
  • Undertake family and individual assessments
  • Develop partnerships in the community and collaborate with other social services in a community-based model of service
  • Prepare reports, correspondence, and documents for internal and external use, including legal matters
  • Participate in case conferences, staff meetings and professional development opportunities both within and outside the agency
  • Travel within the region to meet the needs of families and services
Qualifications:
 
  • B.A. or equivalent combination of education or experience. B.S.W or H.B.S.W education preferred
  • Candidates without the specific education qualifications, but who possess an appropriate combination of child welfare/social services experience and other academic qualifications will also be considered.
  • Contribute to a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion with a commitment to the elimination of disparity and disproportionality in service outcomes
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Child Welfare Organization within the community context, and an aptitude to learn the theories and skill sets associated with child protection work
  • Knowledge and experience in applying therapeutic approaches with children and families within an anti-oppressive, strengths based, collaborative framework
  • Demonstrated ability to gather, integrate and interpret complex information
  • Demonstrated ability to assess risk and to formulate and carry out service plans in collaboration with the family and other community resources
  • Excellent crisis intervention skills
  • Strong time management skills and ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities to work effectively with diverse communities
  • Proven ability to work as an integral member of a team
  • Computer literate
  • Reliable vehicle, safe driving record and valid G Driver’s License
  • Upon offer of employment, submission of a Current Criminal Records Check (Vulnerable Sector), deemed satisfactory to the employer
Misc.:
 
Closing Date/Apply by:
 2022/05/15
How To Apply:
 

APPLICATION INFORMATION – Applications Received to June 15th, 2021 at 5:00 pm


The preferred method of application is to submit a cover letter and resume on-line at www.thunderbaycas.ca “Career Opportunities”. Individuals may also submit directly to: Amy Wrigley, Assistant Director of Human Resources, The Children’s Aid Society of the District of Thunder Bay, 1110 Jade Court, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6M7

TBCAS is committed to a candidate selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free. In order
to ensure candidates are assessed in a fair and equitable manner, accommodations will be provided to prospective employees in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code.

We thank all applicants; however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Amanda Reguly
Position Title:
 Human Resources Officer
Company Name:
 Thunder CAS
Address:
 1110 Jade Court
City:
 Thunder Bay
Province:
 Ontario
Postal Code:
 P7B 6M7
Phone:
 
E-mail:
 
Web Address:
 //www.thunderbaycas.ca/careers