Guardianship Social Worker
Carrier Sekani Family Services
Vanderhoof, BC, CA
2d ago

The Opportunity :

The Guardianship Social Worker promotes and ensures the safety and well-being of children throughout their stay in care .

  • Develops and completes the written care plan by ensuring the child / youth in care, caregiver, extended family and those in the child’s care planning circle have input into the plan.
  • Informs the child’s caregiver of their responsibilities, monitors the placement; and provides assistance and guidance with addressing the child’s difficult behaviours in collaboration with the resource worker.
  • Provides support to children in care by assisting the child with admission into CSFS care, placement and permanency related issues;
  • ensures the rights of the child are being met in accordance with legislation and policies; provides consent for child activities;
  • ensures the child’s birthday and other significant events are celebrated, and oversees all payments.

    What You Will Bring to The Role :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services related field (Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Anthropology, Early Childhood Education, Indigenous Studies, Education, and Theology)
  • The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a family service or child and youth service environment and / or previous child welfare experience (resources, guardianship or child protection-preferably you will have you child welfare specialization)
  • Must possess a C4 or greater delegation under the Child, Family and Community Services Act (CFCSA), or the ability to attend training to obtain C4 delegation
  • The Location :

    What CSFS Team Members Are Saying

  • We live by our organization values of Responsibility, Caring and Compassion while caring and advocating for vulnerable people.
  • Supported to pursue life long learning, professional development and recognition for your contribution
  • Family like atmosphere without traditional corporate inflexibility
  • Recognize the value of Carrier Sekani Knowledge holders and language speakers
  • Its All For You :

  • Excellent total compensation package including competitive wages, benefits and pension plan
  • Unique, generous and flexible time off options promoting work life family balance
  • Education, and professional development opportunities
  • Deadline to apply : August 5th, 2022 . Along with your resume, please submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in this opportunity, what skills and experience you will bring, and how your qualifications will make you successful in this role.

    With the continuation of the global pandemic and because CSFS provides services to First Nations communities, classified as Vulnerable Populations, and to protect the health and safety of employees, candidates applying for employment will need to agree to provide their covid-19 vaccination status as a condition of employment.

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