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Family and Children Services of Waterloo Child Protection Worker – Family Services – Temporary Full-time Full Time in Waterloo, ON

Family and Children Services of Waterloo

Branch Waterloo ON CA

Position:
Child Protection Worker – Family Services – Temporary Full-time
Location:
Waterloo, ON

Social Work – Grade 8. Services to clients including:. Provides coverage to Children’s Services. Family Services Act to families and children;…

The agency currently has available a temporary full-time Child Protection Worker
position. This position is located in Kitchener, however the location may change. This contract is available for one year.

This position provides protective and preventative service as mandated under the Child and Family Services Act to families and children; investigates complaints of children alleged to be in need of protection, assumes case management responsibility for protection caseload; assesses family and individual functioning; provides therapeutic intervention to clients; provides protective services to clients including: apprehending children and bringing all related matter to the Ontario Court of Justice (Family Division); prepares reports, correspondence and documents for internal and external use; provides coverage to Children’s Services Workers, as required.

Qualifications:

  • MSW preferred, BSW or a Bachelor’s Degree combined with child protection experience
  • Previous experience in child welfare an asset
  • Experience working with at risk children and families
  • Above average written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • Acceptable Vulnerable Persons Criminal Record Check and Driver’s Abstract
  • Valid ‘G’ Ontario Driver’s License with access to reliable vehicle

Applicants should also possess a proven ability and willingness to work as an integral member of a team; strong assessment skills in order to assess clients’ needs, formulate plans of service and monitor/evaluate progress; proven crisis intervention skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong time management skills.

Salary Range:

$32.8439 to $43.0624 per hour + 4% vacation pay
Social Work – Grade 8

Articles 15 & 16 apply to internal applicants .

Family & Children’s Services of the Waterloo Region is committed to diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from qualified individuals with varied backgrounds.

Please note our Change of Application Process for Internal Candidates!

Interested internal applicants are invited to submit a resume to [email protected] , no later than 4:00pm on September 23, 2016 quoting posting #082-2016.

Interested external applicants are invited to submit a resume to [email protected] , no later than 4:00 pm on September 23, 2016 quoting posting #082-2016.

Resumes will only be accepted electronically.

We thank all candidates for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Accommodation at Family & Children’s Services of the Waterloo Region

We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. Applicants need to make any accommodation requests for the interview or selection process known in advance by contacting the Human Resources Department at 519-576-1329 x3465. Human Resources will work with the applicant and the interview committee to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation for the selection process which will enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Waterloo, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-22
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