Child and Family Service Worker – Open Until Filled

Child and Family Service Worker – Open Until Filled

SP4 Social Services Worker 4

Regular/full-time

Department of Families

Rural Northern Child and Family Services, Community Service Division

Flin Flon MB, The Pas MB

Advertisement Number: 39425

Salary(s):   SP4 $59,198.00 – $82,121.00 Flin Flon and The Pas are eligible for Remoteness Allowance and Northern Recruitment Allowance, if applicable

Closing Date:   April 8, 2023

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.

An eligibility list may be created to fill similar regular, term, part-time, casual and full time positions in rural Manitoba and may remain in effective for 12 months. 

This opportunity is open until filled.

The full working level (SP4) of the Child and Family Services Worker is responsible for the full range of statutory child welfare services to families and children within the designated geographical area. This dynamic position requires effective case management skills as well as establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with individuals, families, services providers and agencies.  Several regular positions are being recruited for. Candidates that do not meet the full working level of the (SP4) will be considered on an underfill basis and will be provided training and development toward meeting the full scope of the duties (SP4). To be considered for this competition you must submit your resume and application form. See below for further instructions.

Click here to access the application form.
 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must provide a current satisfactory Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Must provide a current and satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check 
  • Must provide a current and satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle with the ability to travel on government business within the Province of Manitoba
  • Must be available to work evenings, weekends, statutory holidays and the after hours stand-by rotation when required

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Post secondary degree in social sciences, preferably a Bachelor of Social Work.  Other combinations of education, experience and applicants that are working toward completing post secondary education related to social services will be considered on an underfill basis
  • Experience in a social service environment 
  • Effective interpersonal skills to develop positive working relationships with clients, colleagues and stakeholders
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize complex tasks/assignments in a high volume work environment with competing demands
  • Effective written communication skills to write clear and concise correspondence
  • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate or deliver difficult messages or information to clients
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Excel and Outlook)

Desired:

  • Ability to identify effects of child abuse and neglect 
  • Knowledge of a strengh based approach to case management 

Duties:
The successful candidate will perform a range of duties that include: intake, conducting abuse investigations, developing case plans to ensure child safety, coordinating support services, working with collateral community agencies, assisting with after-hours services to children and families. You will play a key role in the management of protection, voluntary family service and child in care cases. Candidates that do not meet the full working level or are working towards a degree in social science will be considered as an underfill (SP1-SP3).  The expectation of the successful candidate would be to achieve the full working level based a developmental learning plan. 

Apply to:

Advertisement # 39425

Service Centre 4

Human Resource Services

600-259 Portage Avenue

Winnipeg, MB , R3B 2A9

Phone:  204-945-7518

Fax: 204-945-0601

To be considered for this competition you must submit your resume and application form.  Complete the application form at the link below or contact Human Resource Services under “Apply to” to request a copy of the application form.  The selection board will rely on information provided in this form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment.  Note: You are not required to submit a cover letter, but may be asked to submit references or other documentation at a later point if invited for further consideration. 

Click here to access the application form.

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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