Deadline Date: 2021/12/31
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 aren’t safe, Intake/Investigation Workers help to put in place the least intrusive measures to protect children.
- Posting Date:
- Start Date:
- $56,337 - $67,328
- Number of positions:
- Days of work:
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.
Duties may include, but are not limited to:
• Conduct child protection investigations.
• Communicate regularly with Chief and Council and the Direct Service 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.
• 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.
• 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 driver’s license is preferred.
• Must be willing and able to travel.
• Successful applicant will be required to provide verification of both Covid-19 vaccinations
- Closing Date/Apply by:
- How To Apply:
TO APPLY: Send your job application/resume 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:
- Laurie Fisher
- Position Title:
- HR Specialist
- Company Name:
- Tikinagan Child and Family Services
- Postal Code:
- Web Address: