Residential Care Worker 2020-RES-010 ID: 67468

Deadline Date: 2021/12/31

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.

Posting Date:
 Thunder Bay
Start Date:
 $56,337 - $67,328
Number of positions:
Days of work:

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 Desired:
• 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.
• 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
• 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:

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