Manager, Sexual Exploitation Programs and Services

Manager, Sexual Exploitation Programs and Services

SP6 Social Services Worker 6

Regular/full-time

Department of Families

Child Protection Branch , Child and Youth Services

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 39737

Salary(s):   SP6 $82,631.00 – $100,523.00 per year

Closing Date:   October 2, 2022

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 and visible minorities.

An eligibility list may be created for similar full-time and part-time, term and regular positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

To be considered for this competition you must submit an 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
  • Satisfactory Criminal Records Check with vulnerable sector search, Child Abuse Registry, Adult Abuse Registry, Prior Contact Check 

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Post Secondary degree in social sciences, (MSW preferred); and experience in social services delivery environment. Other combinations of education and work related experience may be considered
  • Supervisory experience including managing staff and providing direction and leadership to a service delivery team
  • Experience working directly with sexually exploited youth, advocating through a harm reduction model to reduce the incident of sexual exploitation
  • Knowledge of human trafficking and sexual exploitation including knowledge of Manitoba’s Strategy to prevent sexual exploitation and understanding relevant legislation. 
  • Ability to provide expert advice and leadership to CFS agencies, authorities and other multi sector stakeholders including Indigenous organizations, leaders and communities in Manitoba regarding complex sexual exploitation cases
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to advocate for children and represent government by speaking to the issues at meetings
  • Knowledge of issues such as sexism and racism, colonization, affects of residential schools and intergenerational childhood sexual abuse, family violence, addictions, FASD and mental health issues associated with sexual exploitation
  • Mediation and diplomacy skills to handle sensitive issues with stakeholders who have polarized views
  • Excellent written communication and documentation skills with the ability to prepare briefing notes, discussion papers, reports and authority seeking documents

Desired:

  • Knowledge of program development, implementation and evaluation including program/financial monitoring within Manitoba’s sexual exploitation framework
  • Ability to develop and deliver training and awareness presentations involving sexual exploitation
  • Current knowledge of research and best practice approaches related to sexual exploitation

Duties:
The Manager strategically leads the establishment, coordination, management, and daily operations of programs, initiatives and special projects that enhance service delivery and promote positive outcomes for sexually exploited children and youth in the province. The manager relies heavily on their child exploitation expertise, understanding of intergenerational trauma, including impacts of colonization, and strong relationships with a broad range of key stakeholders to facilitate and lead province-wide initiatives and projects.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 39737

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 an 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 only 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 a resume, 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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